Prominent NYC Podiatrist Interviewed by CBS: Why Women Have Foot Surgery to Fit Into Heels Better

Top Quote Dr. William Spielfogel of Hamilton Podiatry, was recently interviewed by CBS News regarding the trend of some women having foot surgery in order to better fit into high heels. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) December 23, 2012 - Dr. Spielfogel said that while there are some acceptable reasons that women would opt to get cosmetic surgery on their feet, including painful bunions or deformities, "A lot of people want to fit a square peg into a round hole, and it just doesn't work. Sometimes you have to be somewhat realistic." Dr. Spielfogel,

    Hamilton Podiatry is dedicated to using the most advanced technology to deliver expert foot care. Their goal is to educate each patient and begin a treatment program with the highest quality of care. Whatever the foot and ankle problem, our podiatrists and staff will work together with patients to find the answer that will provide comfort and bring relief.

    Dr. William Spielfogel is the head of podiatry at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and is a published author of several scientific papers and chapters in medical textbooks. He co-chairs the New York State Podiatric Medical Association's clinical conference in New York City, which provides continuing medical education in foot and ankle surgery and medicine to over 1,000 podiatrists annually. Dr. Spielfogel has also been a lecturer at several national scientific meetings.

    Dr. Josephine Kleyner is an experienced foot doctor and skilled surgeon, who has extensive training in all facets of podiatric surgery and medicine. She completed an intensive three-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency program at both New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn NY, and New York Downtown Hospital in lower Manhattan, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kleyner attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine where she earned her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Stonybrook University. Only daughter to immigrant parents from Ukraine, she is fluent in Russian.

    More information on this interview can be found at:

    Contact Information:
    Dr. William Spielfogel
    Hamilton Podiatry
    wspielfogel ( @ ) aol dot com
    Brooklyn: (718) 680-6276
    Manhattan: (212) 570-9300

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information