Meet Dr. Zafar, your New Port Richey Foot Doctor!

Board Certified
Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Best Podiatrist in New Port Richey

Dr. Omair Zafar, wholeheartedly enjoys meeting people and is passionate about Podiatry.  He is dedicated to the well-being of his patients and believes in conservative and surgical medical care and overcoming foot and ankle problems together.  He is devoted to the integration of research-based medicine and quality patient care.

Dr. Omair Zafar grew up in Toronto, ON and is a father of two.

Undergraduate: U of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Graduate: Rosalind Franklin U of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL
Post Graduate: Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI

Florida Podiatric Medical Association, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Diplomate, American Podiatric Medical Association

Honors and Awards
Pi Delta Honor Society, Scholl Merit Scholar Award Recipient, Golden Key International Honor Society, Biology students Assoc. scholarship
Board Certified in foot Surgery by ACFAS

Privilege’s at Morton Plant Northbay Hospital, Medical Center of Trinity and Bayonet Point Hospital

Best Podiatrist in New Port Richey

Best Podiatrist in New Port Richey


Interests include good food, diving, and underwater photography:

Our office is conveniently located in New Port Richey, Florida, and same-day Podiatry appointments are available by calling us 727-842-9504. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have or to request an appointment. We want to be your family’s Board certified New Port Richey Podiatrist!

Best Podiatrist in New Port Richey

What is a Podiatrist?

A podiatrist, also known as a foot doctor, is a healthcare professional who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions and injuries that affect the feet, ankles, and lower legs. Podiatrists play an essential role in promoting foot health and helping individuals maintain their mobility and independence.

Education and Training

To become a podiatrist, an individual must complete a four-year undergraduate degree program followed by four years of podiatric medical school. After completing medical school, podiatrists must complete a three-year residency program to gain clinical experience in treating foot and ankle conditions.

Podiatrists are licensed by the state in which they practice, and they must pass a national examination to become board-certified in podiatric medicine and surgery. Additionally, many podiatrists choose to complete additional training and education in specialized areas such as sports medicine, wound care, or diabetic foot care.

Conditions Treated

Podiatrists play a critical role in helping individuals maintain their foot health and mobility. They are highly trained healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat a wide range of foot and ankle conditions using a variety of treatment methods. If you are experiencing foot or ankle pain or have a condition that affects your foot health, it is important to consult with a podiatrist to receive proper diagnosis and treatment.

  • Plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of the thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot, causing heel pain and tenderness.
  • Heel spurs: small bony growths on the heel bone that can cause pain and inflammation.
  • Achilles tendinitis: an inflammation of the tendon that runs along the back of the ankle, causing pain and stiffness in the heel and ankle.
  • Bunions: a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of the big toe, causing pain and discomfort.
  • Hammertoes: a condition in which the toes become bent or curled, causing pain and difficulty walking.
  • Blisters: caused by friction and pressure, blisters are small fluid-filled pockets that can be painful and make it hard to walk
  • Arch pain: caused by overuse, injury, or a medical condition, arch pain can make standing or walking uncomfortable.

It’s best to see a medical professional for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

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