Dr. Adam Cirlincione
Dr. Adam Cirlincione completed his undergraduate studies at Binghamton University in New York. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at The New York College of Podiatric Medicine where he was one of the top students in his class earning high honors. Dr. Cirlincione then completed one year of Primary Podiatric residency training at Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens and then on to the highly regarded Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh for three years of intensive surgical training in all aspects of foot, ankle, and lower leg surgery.
While at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital he was chief resident and was a student of some of the most highly regarded foot and ankle surgeons in the country. To complete his training Dr. Cirlincione participated in a European Fellowship with multiple orthopedic foot and ankle surgeons. There he performed the very first triple Arthrodesis at St. Josef Hospital in Bochum – Linden, Germany with the Chief of Foot Surgery, Dr. Oda Rink-Brune. Following his time in Europe, Dr. Cirlincione went on to private practice which he has been involved in since 2000.
Dr. Cirlincione is currently double Board Certified by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and also Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/ Ankle Surgery. He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He routinely lectures to residents and fellow podiatrists and is the author of numerous published articles. His interests include reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and trauma of the foot and ankle and he takes call within the North Shore LIJ system for both of these.
Dr. Cirlincione now practices in the Midtown location of ProHealth Foot & Ankle Surgeons and also at North Shore Foot and Ankle in Glen Cove N.Y.and a Huntington, N. Y office. Dr. Cirlincione along with Dr. Doolan has performed the first ever Ankle Replacement, Wright Medical In-Bone, at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, N. J. He is currently active in teaching residents in the North Shore LIJ podiatric surgical residency program. Dr. Cirlincione has traveled to the Philippines to be a part of a medical mission serving those in need. He is married with three young boys.
"Aside from professional, I could only describe Dr. Cirlincione and his staff as warm, caring, and compassionate; Qualities you really don't find in today's medical practices. Dr. Cirlincione took the time to find and treat a problem that 2 other doctors had ignored and not treated properly. I am thankful for his knowledge and skills; making my journey to recovery over the past couple of years a truly positive experience. Thanks Doc!"
- Elizabeth M.
"Very good experience! Quiet impressed with Dr. Cirlincione and the staff was very efficient. Experience was extremely positive and I am very happy I chose this doctor!"
- Spencer M.
"I would like to say something about Dr. Adam Cirlincione: I required extensive foot surgery to correct my right bunion and hammertoe and thankfully I found just the perfect doctor! He is the best of "both Worlds", being a highly trained surgeon, plus a wonderful person who TRULY CARES about his patients. I am so relieved this is over and am looking forward to wearing all my new shoes! I had a pain free recovery and followed his post-op directions exactly as instructed. I highly recommend Dr. Cirlincione for any foot or ankle surgery!"
- Marjanne M.
"Doctors are usually in and out and he took as much time as we needed and answered all of my questions. I had a wonderful experience and Dr. Cirlincione was great!"
- Vincent C.
"I cannot say enough about Dr. Cirlincione's surgical ability and his extreme kindness during a very difficult time in my life. In 2009, I took a fall which resulted in a catastrophic injury to my foot requiring extensive repair including pins and screws. Today, thanks to Dr. Adam (as I call him) I can again wear regular shoes and am almost good as new. BRAVO Dr. Adam!!!!!!!!!!!"
- Patricia D.
"I always have a great experience whenever I meet with Dr. Cirlincione and his staff. He has a wonderful bedside manner and makes a strong effort to cater to my needs. He is patient when listening to my questions and is very thorough when answering them. Dr. Cirlincione is very knowledgeable and up to date with the newest and most effective procedures and treatment methods. I have and will continue to recommend him in the future to family members and friends."
- Debbie O
“Dr. Cirlincione was quick, effective and efficient and had a pleasant and professional demeaner!"
- Martin B.
"Dr. Cirlincione has made a big impact and change in my life as he repairs my feet. I would definitely rate him as the top foot specialist in new york... A gentlemen and MOST importantly he takes pride in his work and cares for his patients."
- James K.
Dr. Melissa Sgro, D.P.M.
Dr. Sgro attended undergraduate school at Oneonta University where she received a bachelor's degree in Biology and minored in chemistry. She then went on to receive her DPM from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Miami, Florida where she was president of her class; there she was awarded excellence in orthopedics and biomechanics. Dr. Sgro completed residency at North Shore Manhasset and Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she served as Chief resident. She was extensively trained in reconstructive rear foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Sgro has participated in the Yucatan crippled children's project, which has been enabling children to walk for over 20 years. Dr. Sgro is also an Active Kiwanis member.
Dr. Michael Dellacorte
Dr. DellaCorte received his undergraduate degree from Queens College in New York, where he received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Biology. He then attended The New York College of Podiatric Medicine, graduating in the top of his class, Cum Laude. He did 2 years of training at Baptist Medical Center in Brooklyn in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. DellaCorte is extensively trained in all aspects of foot surgery with a focus on Diabetic Wound Management, Charcot Reconstruction and Hyperbaric Medicine.
Dr. DellaCorte is currently on staff at Forest Hills Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore and NUMC. He is the Residency Program Director for the Forest Hills Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program. He was the Chairman of Podiatry at St. John's Queens Hospital and Mary Immaculate Hospital, and the Medical Director of the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, until they closed in 2009.
Dr. DellaCorte is presently President of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, and has served on numerous committees for the board.
Dr. DellaCorte is board certified in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS), and board Certified in Podiatric Medicine by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM). Dr. DellaCorte is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) and the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (ACFAOM). He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He is a certified hyperbaric technologist (CHT).
Dr. DellaCorte has been in private practice in Maspeth for 32 years, he is married and has 4 daughters and 2 grandchildren.
Dr. Danielle Mercado
Dr. Danielle Mercado earned a degree in Molecular Biology from Colgate University and continued her education by receiving a Doctorate at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Mercado completed a challenging four-year residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, where she was appointed to serve as chief resident. During her residency, Dr. Mercado specialized in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, elective forefoot surgery, sports medicine, joint arthroscopy, complex trauma of lower extremities, wound care, external fixation and diabetic limb salvage.
Dr. Mercado is currently board qualified in foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. She is also certified in ankle arthroscopy. In addition, Dr. Mercado has a special interest in minimal invasive surgery.
Dr. Mercado stays current in the field by being a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management, the Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a committee member for New York State Podiatric Medicine Association.
Dr. Mercado's academic publications include several articles in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery on Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Mantle Cell Lymphoma as well as in the New York College of Podiatric Medical Review on Relapsing Polychondritis with Pedal Manifestations.
Dr. Mercado enjoys volunteering at events such as NYRR NYC Marathon and Half Marathon. She has a special interest in gaining involvement with local sports and dance teams. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as running, biking, swimming, and hiking.
Dr. Mercado treats patients with a wide variety of podiatric needs such as bunion and hammertoe deformities, ankle pain, heel pain, diabetic foot care, warts and toenail fungus.
Dr. Stephen Dini
Dr. Stephen Dini was born and raised in Long Island, NY. He graduated from Binghamton University in 2005 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a concentration in cell and molecular biology. He graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2010 earning his degree in podiatric medicine. He completed a four-year residency in 2014 at New York Hospital Queens, an affiliate of Weil Medical College of Cornell University, with extensive training devoted to all aspects foot and ankle surgery including trauma, reconstructive, and arthroscopic surgical management. He served as chief resident during his fourth year of residency.
Dr. Dini is currently board qualified in foot and ankle surgery with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is an Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society approved podiatrist in hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treatment of lower extremity wounds. He is an attending physician at a multitude of hospitals within the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health system. He is a core teaching attending at the Forest Hills Podiatry residency program.
Dr. Dini has a personal interest in physical wellness including weight training, yoga, snowboarding, injury prevention, and marathon training. He is an avid member of the New York Road Runners as both a runner and a medical volunteer.
Dr. Bradley Mechak
Dr. Bradley Mechak was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and attended the University of Maryland for his bachelor’s degree in Neurobiology & Physiology. Dr. Mechak attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he received his medical degree. He completed his 3 year surgical podiatric residency program at the Northwell Health: North Shore/Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. He is board qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in both foot and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery. He is a member of the APMA, NYSPMA & an Associate member of ACFAS.
Dr. Mechak treats patients who are experiencing a wide variety of foot and ankle problems including, but not limited to bunions, plantar fasciitis, heel pain, hammertoes, fractures, sports injuries and diabetic foot care. He provides detailed, thorough care to his patients utilizing his extensive training devoted to all aspects foot and ankle surgery including trauma, reconstructive, and arthroscopic surgical management.
Hospital Affiliations: Northwell Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Northwell Plainview, Northwell Syosset