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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Miguel Cunha is a distinguished physician on Zocdoc with over 200 perfect reviews. Dr. Cunha received his doctorate from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia in 2007 and completed his residency training as Chief Resident at Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. where he received extensive training in lower extremity trauma, diabetic limb salvage, and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Dr. Cunha furthered his education and training in skin and chronic wound care at Harvard Medical School.
  • Dr. Cunha's interests include all facets of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with an emphasis on sports medicine injuries particularly in runners and cosmetic surgery of the foot and ankle. Dr. Cunha knows the latest running training techniques and shoe technologies. Dr. Cunha is also well experienced in surgical techniques for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, including TOPAZ coblation, cryosurgery, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, and platelet rich plasma injections.
  • Dr. Miguel Cunha, founder of Gotham Footcare PC, and a leading podiatrist in Manhattan, is a highly trained and skilled foot and ankle surgeon with experience treating a wide array of foot and ankle conditions from minor problems to complex reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Cunha takes pride in having a genuine interest in each and every one of his patients while providing them the utmost compassion and exceptional care.
  • Dr. Cunha, is currently on staff at Devonshire Ambulatory surgery Center, Gramercy Surgery center, and Center for Specialty Care in Midtown Manhattan. Dr. Cunha is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association as well as an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Education & Training

  • Temple University
  • Georgetown University, Washington Hospital Center, Residency in Surgery
  • Harvard University (Skin and Chronic Wound Care)

Awards and Publications

  • Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association: Forefoot ulcer recurrence following partial first ray amputation: the role of tendo-achilles lengthening

Professional Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish