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We believe that a doctor and patient become a team for treating an individual's feet. Our physicians spend most of their time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that generally pain is relieved, problems are resolved and your health improves.

We accept most insurance plans and with our close association with Northwell Health System, Comprehensive Wound Care Center and Podiatry Clinic, we have direct access to all of the North well Health System electronic medical records. We offer the most current and advanced techniques available, including the latest advancements in foot and ankle biomechanics. It is an honor to continue to provide quality podiatric care for any of your foot and ankle related problems at our Great Neck office.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have or to request an appointment. We hope you'll find our practice offers the accessibility and personal commitment you look for from a physician.




WINNER OF 2019 BEST PODIATRIST OF THE NORTH SHORE

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OFFICIAL PODIATRIST FOR 2019 PGA BETHPAGE BLACK 

GOLD CHAMPIONSHIP

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Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Michael Pliskin
    D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S, F.A.P.W.C.A.

    Chief, Section of Podiatry
    Division of Vascular Surgery
    Department of Surgery
    On Site Residency Director

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  • Scott Gawlik
    D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

    Dr. Gawlik is a board certified Podiatric Physican and Surgeon who, for over twenty years, has been on the cutting edge of the finest and latest advances in Podiatric Medicine at our office.

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  • Ammar Al Rubaiay
    D.P.M., A.A.C.F.A.S.

    Dr. Ammar is a foot and ankle surgeon with specialized training in trauma and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, and offers a wide array of treatment options tailored to each patient's specific needs. 

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Featured Articles

Read about Helpful Topics

  • Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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  • Tired Feet

    "Tired feet" are not a medical condition, but are a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased activity level, or compensation ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Toe Walking

    Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...

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Our Location

Great Neck, NY ​in the Hillpark building on S. Middle Neck Road between Hillpark Ave and Schenck Ave, across the street from Tower Ford. The office entrance is located to the right of the main lobby entrance.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Dr. Scott Gawlik

Monday:

8:30 am-11:45 am

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 pm-12:00 pm

Every other Saturday

Sunday:

Closed

Dr. Michael Pliskin

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Dr. Ammar Al Rubaiay

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

9:15 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Every other Saturday

Sunday:

Closed

Telemedicine Visits


No Appointment Necessary

PHONE at (516) 487-8107
Email: [email protected]

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