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Raymond Ferguson, DPM

Dr. Ferguson received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from New York College of Podiatric Medicine, in New York, NY, after receiving his Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY. He been in practice for nearly 20 years in both the hospital and private practice setting. Clinically treating all aspects of podiatric medicine and surgery, including bunion and hammertoe surgical repair, endoscopic plantar facial surgery as well as diabetic wound care. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Recent Academic Accomplishments include being named the 2019 Podiatrist of the year by the American Association of Diabetic Educators, and the 2018 Chief of podiatry at NYU Winthrop Hospital.

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Tomasz Rostkowski, DPM

Dr. Rostkowski received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from New York College of Podiatric Medicine, in New York, NY, in 2001 and completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Stony Brook. Dr. Rostkowski completed his surgical training in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery at Jamaica Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, and served as a chief resident during his last year. He entered private practice in 2006 and is currently practicing in Franklin Square NY.

Dr. Rostkowski has extensive experience in both surgical and non-surgical management of foot and ankle pathology. His training involved all aspects of foot and ankle surgery from diabetic limb salvage, bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, flatfoot reconstructive surgery, and foot fractures. He has extensive training and experience in diabetic wound care and limb salvage. He is a fellow of The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is board certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He remains active in Podiatric Resident Education at NYU Winthrop Medical Center and Jamaica Hospital.

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April Bailey-Maletta, DPM

When I was five years old my mother asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I answered that I wanted to be a doctor. Every year after that she would ask the same question getting the same answer as the year before. All she would say is “you can be and do anything your heart desires as long as you enjoy what you do”. Today I can honestly say that I very much enjoy practicing medicine, and I am so glad that I continued with my dream. Prior to entering Podiatry school the closest I came to treating feet was cutting my mother’s nails. I never would have imagined that I would be where am I today.

In my clinical practice, I have a significant diabetic patient population, who present with very difficult to heal wounds that require aggressive treatment. To see the smile on their faces when I am able to save their toe, foot and sometimes their life, in addition to the appreciation they have, empowers me to keep doing what I am doing every day. I never would have thought that as a Podiatrist I would be the one to save these patients. This puts me at a greater advantage than other providers are with their patients, as many of my patients become like family.

Healing people in pain is another part of my profession that I truly enjoy. Treating heel pain, bunion pain or even an ingrown toenail, still gives me excitement as my patients return to their everyday activities and enjoy life again.

Recent academic achievements include being named the 2019 Academic Advisor of the Podiatry Residency Program, which is a position I take great pride in. I am able to pass along my skills and training to the younger generation that I wish I had had while I was training. It warms my heart to see the residents excited in learning and engaged in their education. I am also actively involved with clinical research, as well including new innovations in the treatment of wounds.

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Contact Us

NYU Winthrop Hospital
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Division of Podiatry
222 Station Plaza N.
Suite 305
Mineola, NY 11501

Program Leadership

Raymond Ferguson, DPM
Chief, Division of Podiatry

Tomasz Rostkowski, DPM
Residency Program Director

Jaclyn Freydberg, MS
Residency Program Coordinator


Rahman Majid, DPM – PGY-3, Chief
Mustafa Ahmed, DPM – PGY-3
Dana Hemlall, DPM – PGY-2
Ramsha Jabbar, DPM – PGY-2
Amira Behkit, DPM – PGY-1
Sanjeev Baldeo, DPM – PGY-1

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