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Howard D. Zaiff, DPM, FACFAS

Podiatrist located in Midtown, New York, NY

About Dr. Zaiff

Dr. Zaiff is a highly respected New York-based Podiatrist. He has been providing his patients with the most advanced foot care treatments and the latest surgical procedures for twenty-five years. He is an expert in podiatric medicine and surgery, laser surgery, and the medical management of foot diseases. He specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery; podopediatrics; the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and ankle conditions; diabetic foot care; sports related injuries; and general foot care treatment.

Podiatry specialty services includes: Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery; Diabetic wound care; Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Plantar Fasciitis, Heel Spurs and Achilles Tendonitis; and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Zaiff is leading the way to deliver the most effective foot care treatments and exceptional surgical services. His practice was the first podiatric center in New York City to receive accreditation as an office-based surgical facility by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The JCAHO accredits, certifies, and independently monitors more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. This certification signifies  excellence in the level of patient quality care and a commitment to meet medical performance standards. As an outpatient, Office Based Surgery center we adhere to medical compliances, outstanding patient care, and the offering of valuable information.

Dr. Zaiff is a Board Certified Podiatrist and holds a degree in Podiatric Medicine from the New College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a residency in Podiatric Medicine and Foot Surgery at New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and Affiliated Hospitals and Institutions.

His distinguished credentials include: Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery; Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Fellow, International College of Podiatric Laser Surgery; Member, American Podiatric Medical Association; Member, New York State Podiatric Medical Association; Member, American Academy of Podiatric Medicine; Member, American Association of Hospital Podiatrists.


In an effort to minimize out-of-pocket expense, we accept and participate in most managed care and insurance plans. If you have a question about your insurance, or if your plan is not listed below, please call our expert staff. We have a trained full-time insurance coordinator to assist every patient with insurance forms and questions.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Except Medicaid Silver, Gold, Platinum, Bronze)
Cigna (Except HMO)
Empire Plan
Horizon BCBS (Except NJ)
Oxford Health Plans (Except liberty)
United Healthcare (Except Community Plan)