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One Brooklyn Health

Podiatry Residency Program

One Brooklyn Health Podiatry Residency Program is a comprehensive three-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency program with added Reconstructive and Rearfoot/Ankle (PMSR/RRA) fully approved by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education. The residency offers a full range of Rearfoot/Ankle surgery and extensive wound care training by more than 10 active board-certified attending surgeons.


One Brooklyn Health Podiatry Residency Program is a Level I Trauma Center composed of three hospitals and their affiliated facilities, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center (BHMC),Interfaith Medical Center (IMC), and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center (KJMC)


Why choose us?

We provide comprehensive training in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, trauma surgery, podiatry clinic, wound care clinic, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, research, and academics, yet we are most proud of the supportive environment among residents and attendings that has been cultivated. We seek to find well-rounded, hardworking, and motivated students to join our residency family.


Surgical/academic knowledge is gained from weekly lecture series, monthly journal club, M&M (morbidity and mortality) and monthly grand rounds, as well as surgical case presentations and saw bone/cadaver labs.




  • Anesthesia


  • Emergency Department


  • Endocrinology


  • General Surgery


  • Infectious Disease


  • Internal Medicine


  • Orthopedic/Trauma Surgery


  • Pathology


  • Radiology Medicine





  • Educational Allowance: 

  • Residents are eligible for an Educational Allowance for the purchase of books or other educational materials.  

  • Residents will be reimbursed up to $1000 per year. 


  • Conference/Training Allowance: 

  • PGY-3s are eligible for one time training allowance to attend a surgical/training conference. PGY-3s will be reimbursed up to $2000. 


  • Board Examination/Board Wizard: 

  • PGY-3s are all paid for Board Wizard / board-review materials. 



Application/Interview Process


Applications are through the CASPR system. Consult CASPR for application deadlines and other requirements. Applicants are required to submit:


● CASPR Application


● Personal statement


● Curriculum vitae


● Photo


● Transcripts


● NBPME score release


● APMLE part I&II results


● Dean’s letter


● Three letters of recommendation


● Applicant agreement and payment



Director: Dr. Peter Mollica DPM


Assistant Director: Dr Tyler Miranda DPM


Surgical Attendings:


➢ Dr. Susan Schneidermesser DPM


➢ Dr. Bryan Makower DPM


➢ Dr. Carl M Jean DPM


➢ Dr. Angela Holland-Ridges DPM


➢ Dr. Raymond Molica DPM


➢ Dr. Orna Rauchwerger DPM


➢ Dr. M Nayeem DPM


➢Nathan Solomon, DPM 



Locations / Visiting 


  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center One Brooklyn Heath System 


  • Interfaith Medical Center One Brooklyn Heath System


  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center / Ambulatory Surgery Center One Brooklyn Heath System 


  • North Queens Surgical Center  



Contact Us:


Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the OBH Podiatry Residency Program. 


Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center  

585 Schenectady Avenue, 

Brooklyn, NY 11203  

Gloria Williamson, Program Administrator  



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