Our Services & Specialties

Dr. Michael Perlstein is certified to provide a number of podiatry services, all listed below. If you are suffering from a condition below or a related related foot issue, contact us today to schedule an appointment and take a step toward less pain and better foot health.

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Achilles Tendon

Alternative Medicine

Dr. Perlstein offers different solutions and practical advise and well as Alternative Medical treatments depending on the patients needs and health.

Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains can successfuly be treated and help you maintain your active lifestyle.

Arch Pain

If you are experiencing arch pain, Dr. Michael Perlstein, podiatrist at Brooklyn Foot Doc has over 25 years helping people with their foot pain needs. Arch pain can arise from many different causes and Dr. Perlstein has the expertise needed to properly diagnose and treat your arch pain. 



Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a highly contagious foot fungus that can cause itching and burning. Learn how to prevent and treat athlete’s foot from a NYC podiatrist.

Bone Spurs

Bone spurs in the feet can be painful in some cases. On this page, learn about the causes of foot bone spurs, bone spur detection, and bone spur treatment.


Some bunions can be treated with an outpatient minimally invasive surgery that does not require pins or screws. Learn more from a Brooklyn podiatrist.

Children’s Feet

Children’s Feet

Circulation Problems

Foot circulation issues caused by the hardening arteries in the legs is a serious condition that can cause serious complications. But treatment is available.

Corns & Calluses

Corns and calluses are two foot issues that can develop after sustained pressure or friction. Learn more about corn and callus treatment options here.

Diabetic Feet

Many diabetics have foot issues that require special care and prescription footwear such as custom shoes, shoe modifications, and in-depth shoes.

Flat Feet

Fallen arches or flat feet can cause pain, discomfort, and difficultly with mobility. See a New York podiatrist today for pain relief treatment options.

Foot Care

The health of your feet is crucial to your overall health. Following proper foot care habits can keep feet free from infections, fungus and pain. Dr. Michael Perlstein, podiatrist at Brooklyn Foot Doc explains ways to properly care for your feet. 

Foot Odor

Foot odor is caused by sweating and bacteria – and it can sometimes lead to an unpleasant smell and other complications. Learn what you can do to prevent it.

Foot Surgery

New York podiatrist offers patients the treatment option of foot surgery, including bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, bone spur surgery, and Neuroma surgery.



Gait Analysis

Getting your gait evaluated by a Brooklyn podiatrist can help determine a number of foot issues and walking problems, including foot injuries and diseases.


Hammertoe is a common foot condition that can be painful and embarrassing. A New York podiatrist can help you choose from various treatment options.

Heel Pain

Heel pain can have a number of causes, including flat feet, foot deformities, heel spurs, weight gain, inflammation, or prolonged standing or walking.

Help for Foot Injuries

A foot injury can be the result of a sprain, a fall, a fracture or broken bone.  Other injuries can cause problems with the tendons and ligaments in your feet and ankles.  We can help treat and prevent many types of foot injuries and have additional resources avaiaible to answer your questions.

Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails, also known as onychocryptosis, can be embarrassing, annoying, and painful. It is a condition that Dr. Perlstein sees regularly at the office, and one of the most common nail problems people deal with. An ingrown toenail occurs when the surrounding skin on one or both sides of the nail grows over the edges of the nail.

Laser Fungal Nail Treatment

New York podiatrist Michael Perlstein utilizes Pinpoint FootLaser technology to treat his patients for hard-to-cure toenail fungus. Brittle, Yellow Nails don’t need to embarrass you any longer.


Metatarsalgia can cause additional pain in your unaffected foot, back or hips.  Intense sharp pain, burning or numbness in the toes and joints can cause discomfort and disrupt your daily activities.

Microvas and Cold Laser Therapy

Two common types of therapies used to reduce foot pain  are Cold laser  and Microvas Therapy.  These treatments can help patients that suffer with sleepless nights, burning feet and trouble walking. 


If you feel pain, tingling, or numbness on the ball of your foot, you may be suffering from a neuroma, a pinched nerve in between your third and fourth toes. Dr. Perlstein, a podiatrist in Brooklyn has years of experience in treating Neuromas and helping his paitents find foot pain relief. 


The pain and discomfort of neuropathy can lower your quality of life, but your Brooklyn podiatrist has several cutting edge treatments to control the problem.


Orthotics are shoe inserts that correct an abnormal, or irregular, walking pattern. Generally called arch supports, orthotics allow people to stand, walk, and run more efficiently and comfortably. Dr. Perlstein sometimes prescribes orthotic devices to correct an abnormal walk, or gait, and often for patients following surgery. Orthotic devices come in many shapes and sizes, and materials and fall into three main categories: those designed to change foot function, are primarily protective in nature, and those that combine functional control and protection.



Sports Treatment

Dr. Michael Perlstein, Sports, Podiatry

Toenail Problems

Toenail issues such as injuries, infections, ingrown nails and deformities can cause pain and embarrassment. A New York podiatrist may he able to help.

Women’s Feet

Women are susceptible to a number of foot health issues, such as pain from high heels, issues related to pregnancy, bunions, heel pain and pump hump.


New York podiatrist Michael Perlstein utilizes the best technology in order to effectively treat foot wounds and other issues associated wth Diabetes, Injuries and other diseases that can cause slow healing for wounds in the feet.

New Patients

During your first visit with your Brooklyn podiatrist, you’ll let us know about your medical history, receive a physical exam, and get to know our staff.

Ultrasound Treatments

Ultrasound Evaluation help in the diagnosis and treatment of many foot and ankle problems.  Dr. Perlstein, Brooklyn podiatrist uses ultrasound and multiple other trechniques to help you relieve foot pain.


Dr. Michael Perlstein’s podiatry office is located at 4414 14th Avenue in Brooklyn, New York. He serves patients throughout the greater New York City area, including those residing in Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Dr. Perlstein’s office is open Monday through Friday as well as on Sunday.