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If you are looking for a Board Certified Podiatrist in Northern or Southern Dutchess County, we welcome you to our practice.

Dr. John L. Zboinski and Dr. Richard H. Frankel are licensed podiatrists and believe their patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. Our goal is to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. We know you have many options when choosing us.  We will work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief for whatever your foot or ankle disorder.

We take pride in providing you with a comfortable office experience. Our qualified staff is friendly and will ensure a pleasant visit. Our main office is conveniently located in the Medical Arts Building on the Northern Dutchess Hospital Campus at 91 Montgomery Street in Rhinebeck, NY.  Our second office location is conveniently located in the Summerlin Plaza on Route 376 in Wappingers Falls. Both locations have ample parking, wheelchair accessibility, and easy access to our front door.

Dr. Zboinski and Dr. Frankel have privileges at to Northern Dutchess Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center.  In addition, our doctors treat patients at the Wound Care Centers of Northern Dutchess Hospital, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, and Sharon Hospital.

We offer same day visits for acute injuries such as sprains/strains, contusions, fractures, etc.  We have on-site x-rays so you won’t have to wait for hours in an emergency room.  Most insurances are accepted. We welcome patients with Workers’ Compensation and No-Fault injuries, including evaluations for out of work/out of school or return to work/return to school.

We are here to serve our community heroes: veterans, police officers, firefighters and all first responders.

We invite you to call our office with any questions or concerns you may have.



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  • John Zboinski
    DPM, FACFAS

    Dr. Zboinski is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has privileges at Northern Dutchess Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center. 

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  • Richard H. Frankel
    DPM, FACFAS

    Dr. Frankel is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

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  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

    What Is PTTD?The posterior tibial tendon serves as one of the major supporting structures of the foot, helping it to function while walking. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a condition caused by changes in the tendon, impairing its ability to support the arch. This results in flattening ...

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  • Baseball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle

    Your feet and ankles take a beating when you’re playing baseball. Baseball players should be aware of the following risks. Ankle sprains may occur while running, fielding balls, stepping on or sliding into bases. Sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to determine the extent of ...

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  • Black Toenails

    A black, purple, or brownish discoloration under or involving a toenail is frequently due to trauma to the toe nail, such as when something is dropped on the toe. The color results from a blood clot or bleeding under the nail, and may involve the entire nail or just a small portion of it. This can be ...

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  • Basketball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle

    Feet and ankles take a beating in basketball! Injuries can occur from running, jumping, cutting, quick starts and stops, and direct contact with other players. Basketball players should be aware of the following: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated ...

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  • Bone Infection

    Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus. This serious infection can occur from a number of sources: • It may enter bone through an injury, such as an open fracture with the bone ...

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  • Brachymetararsia

    Brachymetatarsia is a condition in which one of the bones in the front of the foot is significantly shorter than the others. Although it may affect any of the five metatarsals, it most commonly affects the fourth metatarsal. Looking at the foot, it might appear that the fourth toe itself is shorter than ...

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  • Calf Pain

    Calf pain can result from many different causes. Sometimes something as simple as over-activity causes muscle strain in the calf. Or, dietary imbalances may cause cramping in the calf. However, calf pain may be a symptom of more serious problems as well. Poor blood flow to the legs (peripheral vascular ...

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  • Callus

    A callus is a thickened area of skin on the foot caused by pressure and repeated rubbing, such as from a shoe or sock. The rubbing causes the skin to produce a layer of protective skin (a callus). Calluses vary in size, and can become painful. There are a number of treatments for painful calluses. ...

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  • Capsulitis of the Second Toe

    What is Capsulitis of the Second Toe? Ligaments surrounding the joint at the base of the second toe form a “capsule,” which helps the joint to function properly. Capsulitis is a condition in which these ligaments have become inflamed.   Although capsulitis can also occur in the joints of the ...

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  • Bone Tumors in the Foot

    Bone tumors are caused by an abnormal growth of cells. They may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Although rare, bone tumors can occur in the foot and ankle. They can be primary (originating in the bone), or secondary (originating in another part of the body). Symptoms of a bone tumor ...

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Rhinebeck Location

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

1:00 PM-7:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

WAPPINGERS FALL LOCATION

Monday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed