Suneel Basra, DPM, FACFAS

Professional Statement

Suneel K. Basra, DPM, FACFAS, brings extensive knowledge and experience in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle disorders with an emphasis on sports medicine-related injuries. Dr. Basra completed his undergraduate studies at New York University and went on to receive his doctorate from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his three-year residency training at the renowned New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, where he also served as chief resident. As chief resident, Dr. Basra was chosen to be part of a surgical mission group to South America which performed numerous surgeries to correct congenital deformities including clubfoot, flatfoot and cerebral palsy. Dr. Basra has a great interest in teaching and continues to serve as a lecturer to the residents of New York Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Basra is experienced in all facets of foot and ankle care including reconstructive surgery, sports injuries, trauma, diabetic wound care and limb salvage, pediatric conditions such as flatfeet and orthotic intervention. He is currently a fellow of the American College of Foot and Surgeons and Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Qualified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Basra is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society.

In his free time Dr. Basra enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also has an interest in world travel and has been fortunate to travel to places such as Machu Picchu in Peru and the Iguazu Falls in Argentina.

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree- New York University
  • Medical School – New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency- New York Methodist Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot / Ankle Surgery (Board Qualified)

 

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Consumer Education Committee, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2015-2016
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society
  • Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • Practical Pointers in Treating Sever’s Disease in Young Athletes: Podiatry Today; October 2011
  • 1st Place Poster, New York Methodist Hospital Annual Research/Poster Competition, Traumatic Bilateral Achilles Tendon Ruptures with History of Quinolone use and Steroid Injections for Bilateral Retrocalcaneal Spur Bursitis: A Case Report, May 2010
  • Staged Surgical Reconstruction of a Dislocated First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Following Invasion of a Synovial Tumor: A Case Report. Presented at the Annual Scientific Conference, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2010
  • Bilateral Forefoot Gangrene Secondary to Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia: A Case Report. Presented at the Annual Scientific Conference, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2010
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, 2005-2006
  • National Honors Society, New York University, 2003
  • Governor’s Scholarship for Academic Achievement, New York University, 1999-2003

 Post Graduate Courses Attended

  • Annual Scientific Conference, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Austin, Texas February 2016
  • Bone Marrow Concentrate as a Standard Autologous Biologic in Orthopedics; Harvest Terumo Symposium, Teaneck, New Jersey, March 2014
  • Annual Scientific Conference, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Orlando, Florida February 2014
  • Advanced Ankle Instability, Arthroscopy and Surgical Skills Course; Arthrex Surgical Labs; Naples, Florida December 2013
  • The Podiatry Institute, Insights and Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery; Atlantic City, New Jersey October 2013
  • Annual Scientific Conference, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Ft. Lauderdale, Florida February 2011
  • Annual Scientific Conference, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Las Vegas, NV February 2010
  • Advanced Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Course by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Rosemont, Illinois September 2010

Languages Spoken
English, Punjabi, Hindi, knowledgeable in Italian and Spanish

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