John Joseph Doolan, D.P.M.
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John Joseph Doolan, D.P.M.


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Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and 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
  • Bunions
  • Foot Pain
  • Heel Spurs
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Warts
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Foot Surgery
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Injury of Ankle and Foot


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 and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Podiatry in Clinical Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • D.P.M., New York College of Podiatric Medicine, 1996
  • B.S., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1993


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

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