Dr. Kuchar CV

DAVID J. KUCHAR, DPM, FACFAS

Physician and Surgeon of the Foot & Ankle
Board Certified in Foot Surgery

253 S. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
201-385-7373


EDUCATION:

Professional College:

NEW YORK COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE, New York. NY (9/94-6/98)

- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Residency Training:

NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL, Brooklyn, NY (7/98-7/01)

Chief Resident (7/1999-6/2000) and (7/2000-712001)

NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL, New York, NY (6/2000-7/2000)

Externship:

Franciscan Heath Systems: St. Mary's Hospital. Hoboken, NJ (1998)

St. Michael's Hospital, Newark, NI (1998)

Union Hospital, Union, NJ (1998)

St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY (1998)

Undergraduate:

SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, South Orange, NJ

- B.S, in Biology - May 1990

RESIDENCY EXPERIENCE:

- Three year Podiatric Surgical Residency Program: RPR-PSR 24.

- Extensive training in Diabetic Foot Care and Limb Salvage Techniques.

- Extensive training in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery.

- Extensive training in Foot and Ankle Trauma.

- Comprehensive training in all aspects of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

- Surgical Rotations: Vascular, General, Plastic, Orthopedics, and Anesthesia.

- Medical Rotations: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Endocrine, Emergency

- Medicine, Trauma, Pediatric Neurology, Neurology, Rheumatology Dermatology, Pathology, Radiology, and Pain Management.

CERTIFICATIONS:

- Board Certified in Foot Surgery

- Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

- Basic Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association (1998-Present)

- Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association (1998-Present)

TEACHING:

- Faculty, New York Methodist Hospital Podiatric Surgical Program

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

- Medical Volunteer, New York City Marathon (1999, 1996)

- Medical Captain, 8 Mile, New York City Marathon (1999)

- Member, S. Ozone Park Lion’s Medical Society (1998-Present)

- Medical Volunteer, S. Ozone Park Lion's Medical Society (1998-Present)

- Dep't Representative. Library Committee, New York Methodist Hospital (1998-2001)

- Medical Volunteer, Advil Mini Marathon (1996)

- Editor, NYCPM Podiatric Medical Review Journal (9/96-6/98)

- Member, NYCPM Educational Committee (6/95-6/98)

- Coordinator of Senior Surgery Rotations (7/97-9/97)

- Member of various clubs at NYCPM, including: Surgery, Dermatology, and Sports Medicine (6/95-6/98)

LICENSURE:

New York

New Jersey

ADVANCED TRAINING:

PODIATRY INSTITUTE, Tucker, GA

- Post-Graduate Advanced Surgery Course - August 2000

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF FOOT AND ANKLE SURGERY, Chicago, IL

- Rearfoot Surgery Course. Perspectives and Skills Building - October 2000

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

- Member, American Podiatric Medical Association (7/98-Present)

- Member, New York State Podiatric Medical Association (6/98-Present)

- Member, New Jersey State Podiatric Medical Association (6/01-Present)

- Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (7/98-Present)

- Member, Fraternal Organization of Podiatrists Association (9/94-Present)

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND AWARDS:

- Best Teacher Award 2003, NY Methodist Hospital

- Chief Resident, New York Methodist Hospital Podiatric Residency Program,1999-2000, and 2000-2001

- Best Resident Award 2000, The Physicians Alumni Association of the Methodist Hospital

- Certificate of Merit for original scientific paper 2000, The Physicians Alumni Association of the Methodist Hospital


PUBLICATIONS:

- "The Classification and Non-Operative Management of Ankle Fractures"

Published in Podiatric Medical Review- Fall/Winter 1997

- "Bilateral Forefoot Gangrene Secondary to Lemierre's Disease"

Published in JAPMA - 3/2001

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION:

- "Fractures of the Distal Shaft of the Fifth Metatarsal: A New Classification"

- "Residual Dropfoot Secondary to Trauma: A Case Report"

INTERESTS:

- Sports: Golf, Racquet Ball, Fitness, Cycling, Baseball. Football

- Computers, Investment Analysis, Performing Arts

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

- Holy Name Hospital: Teaneck, NJ

- New York Methodist Hospital: Brooklyn, NY
- Affiliated With The Weill Medical College of Cornell University
- Member, NY - Presbyterian Healthcare System




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Our Location

253 S. Washington Ave. | Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Office Hours

Our General Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment Only

Sunday:

Closed