Dr. Rainer is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. As a foot specialist, he is qualified and trained in
diagnosing and treating disorders of the foot.  Dr. Rainer has expertise in foot orthopedics,
radiology, sports medicine, dermatology and surgery.  He treats Bone, Skin and Nail Disorders
of the Foot.

Undergraduate Studies:        
New York University
Long Island University    


Medical Studies:   
New York College of
Podiatric Medicine
New York, NY
1984-1988


4th Year Externships:
St. Michaels Medical Center, Newark, NJ
St. Alban's VA Hospital, Jamaica, NY


Residency:
St. Joseph's Hospital: A Division of the Catholic Medical Center
of Brooklyn and Queens. Flushing, NY


Podiatric Surgical Residency (PSR-12):
*Training in Fore Foot surgery, Rear Foot Surgery, Podiatric Medicine, Diabetic Wound Care.
*Rotations in Vascular Surgery, Infectious Disease, Anesthesia, and Internal Medicine


Certifications:
Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery   

Also Certified to Perform:
Ossatron Orthotripsy
Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy


Hospital Affiliations:
St. Francis Hospital, including St. Francis Women's and Family Hospital (Eastside)
Surgery Center at the
Village at Pelham


Professional Publication:
Three Select Subungual Pathologies: Subungual Exostosis, Subungual Osteochondroma, and
Subungual Hematoma - Co-author. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery- Vol.6, No. 2,
April 1989.

Written by: Grisafi PJ , Lombardi CM , Sciarrino AL , Rainer GF , Buffone WF
Department of Podiatric Surgery, St. Joseph's Hospital, Flushing, NY 11366.
Dr. Gerard F. Rainer, D.P.M. , DABFAS
Foot Surgeon and Podiatrist in Greenville, SC