There are about 17,000 podiatrists in the United States, according to the Department of Labor, and Dr. Thomas Graziano is one of only six who hold both a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) and a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree.


Thomas A. Graziano, M.D., D.P.M

“I went back to school to obtain the M.D. degree not to change what I do, but to enhance my knowledge.  In this way I was able to become a more versatile physician in tune with the medical issues facing each one of my patients.”


  • University of Health Sciences 2008 –  M.D.
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine 1982 – D.P.M.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University 1978 – M.S.
  • William Paterson Universiy 1973 – B.A.


  • St. Michael’s Hospital, Newark, NJ
  • Forkosh Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Henrotin Hospital, Chicago, IL    Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery


  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Examiner, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society
  • Member, Journal Managerial Committee Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Member, By-Laws Committee, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Evaluator, Podiatric Surgical Residency Programs

Hospital Affiliations:

  • St. Mary’s Hosptial, Passaic, New Jersey, Past Chief of Podiatric Surgery
  • Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Clifton Surgery Center, Executive Board Committee Member

Teaching Appointments:

  • St. Mary’s Hospital Residency Training Committee

Surgical Instrument Design:

  • Inventor of the Gratloch Wire Bender introduced at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

State Licensure:

  • New Jersey and Florida