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He is the senior member of the Foot and Ankle service at the NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases where he was the co-director of the Foot service with Dr. Melvin Jahss (major pioneer in Foot/Ankle)  before resuming private practice.He co-founded the Diabetic Foot and Ankle center at NYU-HJD and remains an active member of its staff. He has trained hundreds of doctors in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. He is involved in overseas outreach projects most recently in Haiti, Vietnam and Cuba. He has given educational course in Thailand about total ankle replacements and ankle fusions.

 He has special interest in dance medicine and sports injuries of the knee, ankle and foot. Working with his partners  (University Place Orthopedics), Dr. Sheskier also performs as a primary surgeon or assistant surgeon in complex surgeries of the shoulder, knee and hand.He has participated in many overseas medical missions/lectures including Thailand,Vietnam, Haiti and Cuba. He the team doctor for the NY Riveters (Woman's hockey).He has been  a consultant to the New York Rangers hockey team. He is a frequent guest on Sirius Doctor Radio

 

Dr Sheskier has been selected as a TOP DOC in New York area.Healhtap.com has named him as #1 Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon in USA as well.

 

 

Education: 

 

1975  B.S. in Nursing S.U.N.Y @ Stony Brook

1978  M.S. Nurse Practioner S.U.N.Y @ Stony Brook

1982  M.D. Baylor College of Medicine/Honors

1987  Ortho Residency U. of Pittsburgh

1988  Foot and Ankle Fellowship  U. of Texas/Southwestern

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