John Joseph Doolan, D.P.M.


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Biographical Info

Dr. Doolan joined Weill Cornell as a full-time faculty staff member in September of 2017.  Prior to this he headed a large private practice in NYC. 

Dr. Doolan is the Co-Director and one of the founding members of PALP (Program for Advanced Limb Preservation) at Weill Cornell.  Dr. Doolan’s passion and expertise are in the field of wound care and limb salvage. He has been a pioneer in a multi-disciplinary (team) approach to wound care.

Dr. Doolan received his BS in Biology form Binghamton University.  He then went on the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and earned his DPM degree.  He Finished 5 years of residency in Podiatric Medicine and foot and ankle surgery in 2001. 

Dr. Doolan is an executive board member of The New Yok State Podiatric Medical Association.  He is Chief of Podiatry at both Weill Cornell and Gramercy Surgical Center, where is also serves on the Medical Advisory Board.  As an educator, he is the on-site residency director for 3 Podiatric Residency Programs, and is a National and International speaker on the topic of Limb Salvage.

Dr. Doolan is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a Fellow of The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is Board Certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

In addition to limb salvage Dr. Doolan is considered an expert on the surgical treatment of Brachymetatarsia, a rare and challenging foot deformity.

Board Certifications
American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Clinical Expertise
Incision and Drainage Abscess
Arthroscopy, Ankle
Ankle Fusion
Ankle Surgery
Bunion Surgery
Debridement and Dressing of Wound
Treatment, Fracture
Surgical Removal of Ingrown Toenails of Both Feet
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Fracture of Metatarsal Bone
Ablation of Bone
Debridement of Bone
Wound Care
Repair of Ruptured Achilles Tendon
Repair of Fracture of Ankle
Reconstruction of Ligament of Ankle
Arthritis Surgery
Correction, Bunionette
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Hammer Toe Repair
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Fracture of Ankle
Resection of Bone
Tendon Repair
Wound Care Management
Foot Pain
Heel Spurs
Ankle Sprain
Plantar Fasciitis
Fungal Nail Infection
Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Ingrown Nail
Foot Surgery
Morton's Neuroma
Diabetic Neuropathy
Injury of Ankle and Foot
  • D.P.M.
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • B.S.
    State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Assistant Attending
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Podiatry in Clinical Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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