Dr. Manooj Prasad, DPM
Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist) | Foot & Ankle Surgery664 Commons Way Building I Toms River NJ, 08755
Dr. Manooj Prasad is a podiatrist practicing in Toms River, NJ. Dr. Prasad is a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of the foot , ankle and related parts of the leg. As a podiatrist, Dr. Prasad diagnoses and treats conditions of the feet. The feet are key body parts that give a person stability, absorb shock, allow for walking and standing and are necessary for overall well-being. So, the feet need expert care. Podiatrists can specialize in surgery, wound care, sports medicine, diabetic care and pediatrics.
Education and Training
Rutgers University Bachelor Degree 0
Medical School - New York College of Podiatric Medicine Medicine
Dr. Manooj Prasad, DPM's Expert Contributions
Need to have X-rays to determine if you have a fracture a hairline fracture may not show up on an xray. Also may need to get an MRI to check the ankle ligaments may have a sprain or worse a tear READ MORE
You could have an exotosis on the bone that the hallux nail is on and the pressure is the cause of the pain READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Filipino-American Medical Association
Professional Society Memberships
- Filipino-American Medical Association
Dr. Manooj Prasad, DPM's Practice location
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Get to know Podiatrist Dr. Manooj Prasad, who serves patients in Toms River, New Jersey.
Dr. Prasad is an experienced podiatrist and trained surgeon who is passionate about preventing and treating foot problems to eliminate the need for surgery whenever possible. He is the owner & operator of Garden State Foot & Ankle Group in Toms River, New Jersey.
As such, he offers comprehensive care exploring both non-surgical and surgical treatment options based on his patient’s needs and lifestyle. Specializing in foot and ankle surgeries and ailments, as well as sports injuries to the foot and ankle, he tends to issues such as diabetic foot care, gout, limb salvage, peripheral artery disease, ankle and heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, foot and ankle fractures, plantar fasciitis, plantar warts, and more. His goal is to provide patients with an experience that leaves them feeling better and gives them that bounce back in their step.
Focusing on disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower leg, Dr. Prasad also joined The Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 2011. He is one of the only surgeons in the area trained to perform the STAR Total Ankle Joint Replacement and Wireless Hammer Toe Repair, providing a quicker recovery time. He also uses the latest technology to perform endoscopic plantar fasciotomy.
Locally, he is on staff at Clara Maass Medical Center, Community Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, New Jersey Surgery Center, and Metropolitan Surgery Center.
Born and raised in East Brunswick, New Jersey, Dr. Prasad completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University, and received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. His surgical training was completed at both Our Lady of Mercy in the Bronx and St. Vincent’s Hospital Brooklyn-Queens. He then continued with advanced training in foot and ankle surgery with nationally-renowned surgeon, Dr. Stanley Kalish, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Feeling that Ocean County was a great place to begin his career and raise a family, Dr. Prasad opened his practice originally in Lakewood, and recently moved to his current location in Toms River.
A member of the Filipino-American Medical Association, he is board-certified through the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, which strives to protect and improve the health and welfare of the public by advancing the art and science of foot and ankle surgery.
Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of a variety of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. A podiatrist, also known as a podiatric physician or a foot and ankle surgeon, is a medical professional devoted to the treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. They can treat injuries and complications from ongoing health issues like diabetes.
Fluent in both English and Hindi, Dr. Prasad lives in Toms River with his wife, Krystin and their four children. He enjoys gardening, playing tennis, and training his dog, Max.
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