Dr. Russell Samofal
Dr. Russell Samofal is a podiatrist specializing in foot and ankle treatment. He is board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, ABPM.
Dr. Samofal attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he earned his doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine, and was on the Dean’s List. He completed his residency in foot and ankle surgery at the Millcreek Community Hospital in Pennsylvania. He also graduated with a Masters of Medical Education degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Samofal received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis College in New York where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in Biomedical Science.
Dr. Samofal particularly enjoys developing a personalized treatment plan to match the lifestyle of his patients. He takes the time to understand his patient’s symptoms and overall health goals to give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued well-being of his patients. He is particularly passionate about developing non-surgical solutions for his patients. Click here for a full list of podiatric conditions treated at the Podiatry Center of New Jersey by Dr. Samofal.
Dr. Jaclyn Ramirez
Dr. Jaclyn Ramirez is an experienced podiatrist who specializes in conservative and surgical management of the foot and ankle. She treats all conditions related to the foot and ankle in both children and adults.
She graduated Cum Laude from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Ramirez then received her medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, and completed surgical residency training at Passaic Beth Israel Medical Center (now St. Mary’s General Hospital) in Passaic, NJ.
Dr. Ramirez is board-certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. She is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish, and has over 10 years of professional experience.
Dr. Dolan Chowdhury
Dr. Dolan Chowdhury is an outstanding podiatric physician. Dr. Chowdhury is board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, ABPM. He is also a Certified Wound Specialist Physician, CWSP.
Dr. Chowdhury received his doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, NYCPM, where he was on the Dean’s List. He completed his residency in foot and ankle surgery at the VA Hospital in Manhattan.
Dr. Magdalena Marcinek
Dr. Magdalena Marcinek is a podiatrist who specializes in a wide range of ailments, including but not limited to: bunions, hammertoes, fractures of the foot and ankle, flatfoot reconstruction, ankle pain, plantar fasciitis, foot fungus, ingrown nails, sports medicine, foot and ankle sprains, Achilles tendon ruptures, gout, wounds, diabetic foot care, and bone infection. She is board-qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. Marcinek attended the Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California where she earned her doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine. She completed an extensive 4-year podiatric surgical training at New York Presbyterian/Queens in Flushing, NY (Level I trauma center). While in residency, she received thorough training in trauma, orthopedic surgery, vascular surgery, emergency and internal medicine, and infectious diseases.
Dr. Marcinek is fluent in both English and Polish.
Dr. Chris A. Obiarinze
Dr. Chris A. Obiarinze, a first generation Nigerian-American, is a graduate of Temple University where he received his graduate training in podiatric medicine. After graduation, Dr. Obiarinze served as Chief Resident in podiatric trauma and reconstructive surgery at Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital (Level 1 Trauma and Burn Center) residency program.
He specializes in advanced wound care/diabetic limb salvage, biomechanics, orthotic evaluation, sports medicine, management of foot and ankle injuries and surgery, heel pain-plantar fasciitis, bunion, hammertoes, calluses, fungus infection, warts, ingrown toe nails, flat foot deformities, disability medicine, Achilles tendon injury, and pediatric foot problems.
Although he has an extensive surgical background, Dr. Obiarinze prides himself on being able to treat patients with primarily conservative measures and he believes that all conservative measures should be exhausted prior to the consideration for surgical intervention.
He is board-qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA).