Manhattan Foot Specialists
  • MIDTOWN 51 EAST 25TH, STE 451 New York, NY, 10010
  • UPPER EAST SIDE 983 PARK AVE, STE 1D14 New York, NY, 10028
  • UNION SQUARE 55 W. 17TH ST STE 106 New York, NY, 10011
Dr. Rimawi

Dr. Rimawi Podiatrist

Dr. Rimawi is a Board Certified Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), a highly rated podiatrist (foot doctor) and reconstructive foot surgeon in Manhattan. He specializes in minimally invasive bunion and hammertoe surgery and places importance on both functionality and an aesthetically pleasing result. He treats a wide array of podiatric conditions and looks forward to meeting you and helping you with your needs.

Dr. Rimawi serves patients from all over New York City, and surrounding neighborhoods at his offices in Union Square / Chelsea, Midtown, Manhattan, and the Upper East Side.

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New York City Foot and Ankle Doctor

Dr. Rimawi treats conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and structures of the leg. Well known as the podiatric expert in New York, Dr. Rimawi focuses on foot and ankle deformities and sports-related injuries. He specializes in general podiatric medicine, podiatric dermatology, minimally invasive reconstructive surgery, including bunions and hammertoes.

As a leading podiatry specialist, Dr. Rimawi is skilled in bunion and hammertoe corrective surgery placing importance on both functionality and an aesthetically pleasing result with minimal to no visible scarring. He is one of the few foot surgeons in New York City performing minimally invasive surgery including bunion and hammertoe surgery. His philosophy regarding the doctor/patient relationship is based on trust and has earned him one of the most respected reputations.

Educational Background

Your foot doctor expertise began with the best training. Dr. Rimawi earned his doctorate from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he made his mark. Not only did he graduate above the 90th percentile of his class and serve as class president for four years, but he was also recognized with the Student Service Award. That award goes to the student voted by the graduating class as making the biggest impact on the field of podiatry. Beyond his peers’ recognition, Dr. Rimawi was inducted into the Pi Delta Honor Society for his achievements in his research and his studies.

Advanced Training

With those accolades to his name, Dr. Rimawi continued on to a three-year reconstructive Foot and Ankle surgery residency at DeKalb Medical Center and Jefferson Health. His colleagues and the hospital staff at the latter named him the Podiatric Resident of the Year. Dr. Rimawi is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and is a member of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Rimawi is also a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association.


As a leading podiatrist, Dr. Rimawi has been involved with research and has been published in various scientific journals and recognized by New York City leading foot specialists. The following are some of his publications:

Mohomad Al Sawah BS, Mohammad Rimawi BS, Eileen Chusid PhD and Fortunato Battaglia MD, PhD “The Influence of Academic Stress on Cortical Plasticity”- Presented in the 5th international conference on non-invasive brain stimulation in Leipzig, Germany, 2013.

  • Mohomad Al Sawah BS, Mohammad Rimawi BS, Brittany Ciaramello, Eileen Chusid PhD and Fortunato Battaglia MD, PhD “Procedural Skin Discomfort During Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation using pH buffered electrodes” – Presented at the NYC Neromodulation Conference, 2013.
  • Mohammad Rimawi BS, Mohomad Al Sawah BS, Anthony Dantoni PhD, Eileen Chusid PhD and Fortunato Battaglia MD, PhD “Symmetric Corticospinal Excitability and representation of Vastus Lateralis muscle in right-handed healthy subjects” – Published in Clinical Anatomy
  • Mohomad Al Sawah BS, Naheema Ruffin, Mohammad Rimawi BS, Carmen Concerto MD, Eugenio Aguglia MD, Eileen Chusid PhD and Fortunato Battaglia MD,PhD “Perceived stress, coffee and energy drinks consumption predict poor sleep quality in podiatric medical students : a cross sectional study” – Published in Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Mohammad Rimawi DPM, BS, Shruti Patel DPM, MS, Justin Fleming DPM, FACFAS “Proximal Tibial Bone Graft Harvest in the Foot and Ankle” – Presented as the 2018 ACFAS conference
  • Al Sawah Mohomad, Mohammad Rimawi DPM, BS, Eileen Chusid, Michael Trepal, and Fortunato Battaglia “Severe Chronic Heel Pain in a Diabetic Patient with Plantar Fasciitis Successfully Treated Through Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation”. Published in Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association

Professional Memberships

  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • New York State Podiatric Medical Association
  • Board Qualified in Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Treatments and Procedures

Dr. Rimawi treats women and men of all ages with a variety of podiatric treatments. He provides a wide range of services, from routine foot care advice, consultation, and prevention to the most complex minimally invasive bunion surgeries.

Some of the common procedures in our office are:

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Conditions Treated

The majority of patients who come to our center are seeking care for the following ailments:

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Highly experienced foot doctor Dr. Rimawi has won the respect and affection of many parents for his extensive knowledge, attention to the details, warm and caring manner.

Consultation with Dr. Rimawi

During a consultation with Dr. Rimawi, you can feel confident that he will diagnose the cause of the foot pain and will discuss your treatment options in-depth. You will receive an honest, ethical, and precise evaluation. Dr. Rimawi brings his expertise, experience, and extraordinary attention to detail to each patient. His bedside manner, detailed consultations, and most importantly, results are the reasons patients in New York City frequently refer him to their family and friends.

Our physicians are board-certified foot surgeons and expert foot care professionals. Well known as best-in-class foot and ankle specialists, our doctors provide highly personalized and comprehensive care and are updated with the latest advances.

In our practice we offer a wide array of procedures including minimally invasive bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, cosmetic foot surgery, achilles tendon surgery, and neuroma surgery.

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Manhattan Foot Specialists is an advanced foot and ankle treatment center in New York City located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Midtown Manhattan, and Union Square Chelsea.

Our foot care team, led by Dr. Rimawi, provides patients with the highest clinical care and the best surgical outcomes. We look forward to meeting you!

Frequently asked questions:

What does Dr. Rimawi, a Foot and Ankle specialist, do?

Dr. Rimawi, DPM, is a Healthcare specialist in New York City who can reliably diagnose and treat disorders that affect the Foot & Ankle. Dr. Rimawi is licensed as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) in the state of New York.

What services does Dr. Rimawi provide?

Foot care specialist Dr. Rimawi can perform in office procedures such as injections, removal of ingrown nails, perform surgical operations, prescribe medications, order X-rays, or lab tests. He can devise an individualized and symptoms-specific treatment plan that will help secure exceptional long-term outcomes with minimally invasive procedures.

What conditions does Dr. Rimawi treat?

Fractures, sprains, nail injuries, hammertoes, bunions, arthritis, heel pain, Morton’s neuroma, and a wide range of other foot conditions are all treated by our staff. Consult NYC podiatrist Dr. Rimawi for a complete list of ailments treated. He is one of Manhattan’s leading Podiatric Surgeons, with access to the best facilities for surgical procedures and recovery.

Will insurance cover my foot-related treatments?

We understand how crucial staying in in-network is when it comes to avoiding surprise medical bills and managing healthcare costs. Hence, Manhattan Foot Specialists works with most insurance providers and utilizes patients’ out-of-network benefits as Dr.Rimawi is out of network with most plans.

We are working with the following health insurance companies accepting out-network benefits:

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS (Aetna HealthFund)
    • Aetna Choice POS II (Aetna HealthFund)
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators (PPO)
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Assurant Health
    • Cigna PPO
    • GWH-Cigna PPO
  • Caterpillar
    • UHC PPO Network Plan
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HealthCare of Tennessee, Inc. – Memphis (POS)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Cigna HealthCare of Texas- Open Access POS
    • Cigna PPO
    • Open Access Plus
    • POS Open Access
  • Meritain Health
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna National PPO
    • Open Choice PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • PPO
  • UnitedHealthOne
    • UnitedHealth Allies
  • UnitedHealthcare
    • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare PPO (Choice Plus)
  • UnitedHealthcare Oxford
    • Freedom Plan PPO
    • Oxford Ease (Freedom Network)

Can I Consult Dr. Rimawi Online?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people meet with friends, family members, co-workers, and doctors. Your safety and health are our top priorities. Hence, Dr. Rimawi offers online video visits that will help you get the care you need without leaving your house. With the right device and reliable internet connection, you will be able to consult Dr. Rimawi from the convenience of your home.

Are Online Appointments Safe?

We have several strict privacy measures in place that protect our patients online. These privacy rules apply to both in-person and virtual visits. You can be assured that the security software we use will keep your personal information private.

For more information about Dr. Rimawi, conditions he treats, directions to a podiatrist near you, call our office at (212) 389-9918. Our mission is to provide genuinely outstanding podiatry services in your community and nearby neighborhoods. We’re excited to meet you and assist you with any foot issues you might have.
Updated on May 19, 2022 by Dr. Mohammad Rimawi (Podiatrist) of Manhattan Foot Specialists