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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 & 2020 BEST PODIATRIST OF THE NORTH SHORE

                                                     North Shore Podiatrist North Shore Long Island Podiatrist


OFFICIAL PODIATRIST FOR 2019 PGA BETHPAGE BLACK 

GOLD CHAMPIONSHIP

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Our office is celebrating 30 years of providing outstanding Foot and Ankle Care to the entire Community!

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., F.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

  • Joint Pain in the Foot

    The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. Many people experience pain involving one or more of these joints. The pain may be accompanied by swelling, tenderness, stiffness, redness, bruising, and/or increased warmth over the affected joints. Joint pain may be caused by trauma, infection, inflammation, ...

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  • Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)

    What is the Calcaneus? The calcaneus, also called the heel bone, is a large bone that forms the foundation of the rear part of the foot. The calcaneus connects with the talus and cuboid bones. The connection between the talus and calcaneus forms the subtalar joint. This joint is important for normal ...

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  • Frostbite

    Frostbite occurs when a body part is exposed to extreme cold. If conditions are cold enough for the water within the tissues to freeze and form ice crystals, cell death can occur. The feet, hands, ears and nose are particularly prone to frostbite due to their location away from the body’s core. Mild ...

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  • Inflammation: Acute

    What Is Acute Inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s normal protective response to an injury, irritation, or surgery. This natural “defense” process brings increased blood flow to the area, resulting in an accumulation of fluid. As the body mounts this protective response, the symptoms of inflammation ...

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  • Custom Orthotic Devices

    Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon. These shoe inserts, which support and align the foot and lower extremities, are formed by making a plaster mold of the foot. Additional valuable information:Pediatric FlatfootHeel PainPTTDFlexible Flatfoot ...

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  • Bone Healing

    How Does a Bone Heal? All broken bones go through the same healing process. This is true whether a bone has been cut as part of a surgical procedure or fractured through an injury. The bone healing process has three overlapping stages: inflammation, bone production, and bone remodeling. Inflammation ...

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  • Brachymetatarsia

    Brachymetatarsia is a condition in which one of the bones in the front of the foot is significantly shorter than the others. Although it may affect any of the five metatarsals, it most commonly affects the fourth metatarsal. Looking at the foot, it might appear that the fourth toe itself is shorter than ...

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  • Intermetatarsal Neuroma

    What Is a Neuroma?A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body. The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton’s neuroma, which occurs between the third and fourth toes. It is sometimes referred to as an intermetatarsal neuroma. “Intermetatarsal” describes ...

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  • Wounds/Ulcers

    Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed. They can be caused by excess pressure due to ill-fitting shoes, long periods in bed, or after an injury that breaks the skin. Ulcers are commonly seen in patients who have ...

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  • Synovitis

    Synovitis is inflammation of the tissues that line a joint. It is commonly associated with specific diseases such as arthritis or gout, but may also be the result of overuse or trauma. Symptoms of synovitis may include redness, swelling, warmth, and pain with joint motion.Evaluation by a foot and ankle ...

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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:

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Every Other Saturday

Sunday:

Closed

Dr. Michael Plickin

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Dr. Ammar Al Rubaiay

Monday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Friday:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Every Other Saturday

Sunday:

Closed