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Surgical Specialist

Dr Michael Livingston, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Michael Livingston, D.P.M grew up in Bellmore, Long Island. He graduated from Wellington C. Mepham High School where he was an all-county baseball player.
Dr. Michael Livingston then attended Brown University where he graduated with a degree in Organizational Behavior and Management and pre-med minor. He was Brown University’s starting centerfielder for four years. He was selected for All Ivy League, All Eastern Intercollegiate League and All New England honors for his athletic accomplishments.

Dr. Livingston then enrolled in the New York College of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated as the salutatorian of his class. He did his post graduate training at the prestigious Northern Virginia Podiatric Residency Program, now known as INOVA, which is affiliated with Georgetown University Medical Center, D.C. and Fairfax Hospital, Virginia.

Dr. Michael Livingston was appointed chief resident during his tenure where he was extensively trained in all aspects of foot, ankle and lower leg surgery. Dr. Michael Livingston is fellowship trained in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of the lower extremity and diabetic limb salvage under the direction of Christopher Attinger, M.D. at Georgetown University Medical Center D.C. Dr. Livingston returned to Long Island to begin private practice.

He has been in private practice for over twenty five years. He is currently the Chairman of the Divison of Podiatry at Northwell Health in Syosset, as well as being their Chief of Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Livingston is also the On-Site Residency Director for advanced foot and ankle surgery at Northwell Health at Syosset. He is one of a limited few podiatrists to possess the Podiatric Advanced Ankle Surgery Privileges in New York State, awarded January 2016. Dr. Michael Livingston is board certified in Foot Surgery and board certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Michael Livingston has joined the scientific advisory board for Tides Medical. Dr. Livingston is participating in a certified study using amniotic tissue grafts to increase wound healing. In addition, Dr. Livingston is part of the development team creating new study protocols to use amniotic tissue to aid in healing tendons and ligaments. Dr. Michael Livingston and Livingston Podiatry believe in using advanced biologics to aid in paitent outcomes.
Dr. Michael Livingston is married to his wife Lisa and has six children. His interests are his family, boating, fishing, sports and the outdoors.


• American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery Status: Diplomate
• Board Certified in Foot Surgery
• Advanced Ankle Surgery Privilege, NYS Dept. of Education, January 2016
• Board Certified – Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
• American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Status: Fellow
• NYS Department of Education Certified to treat all problems of the foot ankle and leg.


Northwell Health – Plainview
888 Old Country Road Plainview, New York 11803

Northwell Health – Syosset
221 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset, New York 11791

Saint Josephs Hospital
4295 Hempstead Turnpike Bethpage, New York 11714

Nassau University Medical Center
2201 Hempstead Turnpike East Meadow,
New York 11554

Hospital Appointments:

Chairman, Department of Podiatry;
Northwell Health at Syosset: (2015-present)

Chief of Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery;
Northwell Health at Syosset: (2013-present)

Co-Chief: Department of Podiatry Saint Josephs Hospital:(2000-2009)

Massapequa General Hospital: Chairman;
Division of Podiatry: (1/2000-9/2000)

Credentials Committee: Member: (1/2000-9/2000)

Member of Medical Board: Member: (1/2000-9/2000)

Peer Review Committee: Member: (1/2000-9/2000)

Chairman Podiatric Continuing Medical Education: (1995-1999)

Teaching Positions:

On-Site Residency Director: Podiatric Residency training program-
Northwell Health at Syosset: (2013-present)

Director: Podiatric Surgical Residency Program-
Massapequa General Hospital: (1995-2000)

Director of Podiatric Medical Education-
Massapequa General Hospital: (1995-1999)

Co-Director Family Care Clinic-Podiatry
Massapequa General Hospital: (1995-2000)

Adjunct Clinical Assistant- Professor of Surgery
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine:

Adjunct Faculty Podiatric Surgery-
New York College of Podiatric Medicine (1995-present)

Professional Memberships:

American Podiatric Medical Association
New York State Podiatric Medical Association

Nassau County Podiatric Medical Association
Northern Virginia Residency Alumni Association: Past President


3 year surgical residency program

Affiliated Hospitals:
Georgetown University Hospital
Fairfax Hospital
National Hospital for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Fairfax Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente

Post-Graduate Training:

Division of Plastic Surgery 1993-1995 Post-graduate training in Lower Extremity Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Diabetic Limb Salvage


New York College of Podiatric Medicine – New York
1988 to1992

Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine – June 1992
Class Rank: Salutatorian

Brown University – Providence, Rhode Island
1984 to 1988

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Major: Organizational Behavior and Management


Magna Cum Laude New York College of Podiatric Medicine – 1992

PiDelta National Podiatry Society Gamma Chapter Upjohn Achievement Award for Excellence in Surgery

1992 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges – Inductee 1992

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