New Jersey Surgeon Provides Free Foot Care and Winter Shoes for the Homeless

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Michael I. Goldberger, M.D., fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon with Tri-County Orthopedics, to partner with the Isaiah House for the 9th annual free foot health event for the homeless in the surrounding community, Sun., Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.

New Jersey surgeon provides free foot care and winter shoes for the homeless

New Jersey surgeon provides free foot care and winter shoes for the homeless

Dr. Michael Goldberger of the Foot & Ankle Center at Tri-County Orthopedics will provide free foot health examinations and routine foot care as well as new winter shoes to the area’s homeless in collaboration with his team and the Isaiah House on Sunday, Nov. 18, beginning at 1 p.m. This is the second year the event will take place at the Isaiah House, located at 238 N. Munn Ave. in East Orange, and the ninth year of the event being hosted locally.

From treating callouses and trimming toenails to providing new, comfortable shoes, this annual event serves to give those in need better foot health through the whole winter season. This year will be Dr. Goldberger’s ninth consecutive year providing this volunteer medical care to kick off the season of giving.

“Each year, my staff and I are honored to have the privilege to offer this event and serve our community,” Dr. Goldberger says. “I am proud to continue this partnership with Isaiah House and thankful we can continue this tradition of providing a much-needed service.”

Dr. Michael Goldberger is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle care and has been the director of the Foot & Ankle Center at Tri-County Orthopedics since 1998. After graduating from Emory University, Dr. Goldberger received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College with honors in orthopedic surgery. Upon completing his orthopedic residency, Dr. Goldberger spent a year in specialized foot and ankle surgery training through a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Since 1988, the Isaiah House has been working to reduce homelessness, hunger and unemployment throughout Essex County by providing families and individuals permanent lodging, meals, social and financial services, comfort and hope.

For additional information regarding Dr. Goldberger’s participation in this event or to schedule an appointment at Tri-County Orthopedics, please call (973) 538-2334.

For more than 30 years, Tri-County Orthopedics, the most preferred, recognized and awarded orthopedic practice in the region, and its highly trained orthopedic specialists have been committed to providing excellent treatment and care for virtually every bone, joint and muscle in the body to area residents. Through the practice’s six centers of excellence at four locations in Cedar Knolls, Bedminster, Livingston and Sparta, Tri-County Orthopedics offers care for the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine and wrist as well as joint replacement and revision, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation and sports medicine. Tri-County Orthopedics’ doctors proudly serve as the official orthopedic providers for Drew University, Delbarton School, Roxbury High School, Morristown-Beard School, Morris Hills High School, The Pingry School, Ridge High School, Bernards High School, Morris Catholic High School and Parsippany High School.

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