Dr. Bruce Pinker is a foot and ankle surgeon who is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) in New York City.
Dr. Pinker started his career at the highly respected Binghamton University (State University of New York), where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in a pre-medical course of study focusing on Biology and Philosophy.
Dr. Pinker developed an appreciation for the human body and its foundation, the feet. Upon graduating from NYCPM, Dr. Pinker completed two residency programs at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York, a rotating podiatric residency program and a primary podiatric medical residency program. While at St. Barnabas Hospital, Dr. Pinker had extensive exposure to foot and ankle trauma, foot and ankle surgery, diabetic foot injuries and infections, unusual diseases, dermatology and disorders of the foot, as well as general medicine and general surgery.
Dr. Pinker then continued to Philadelphia where he trained at the esteemed Hahnemann University Hospital, as well as St. Joseph’s Hospital where he became the Chief Resident and led the podiatric surgical team. At Elkins Park Hospital, also in Philadelphia, Dr. Pinker focused on elective foot surgery and sports medicine under the tutelage of Dr. Gary M. Gordon, DPM.
Following two years of extensive training in Philadelphia concentrating on foot and ankle surgery and sports medicine, Dr. Pinker returned to New York for private practice.
Of special note, Dr. Pinker successfully completed an internship at Eneslow: The Foot Comfort Center, and The Eneslow Pedorthic Institute, while studying at NYCPM. He developed a firm understanding of the relationship between feet and footwear, and advised many individuals about luxury, custom made, and orthopedic shoes that are stylish and functional. Dr. Pinker strongly believes the fusion of fashion and function is essential for footwear today, as the modern man and woman needs to look great and feel great. This is his motivation for his company: Dr. D-LuCS: Doctor Designed Luxury Custom Shoes.
Dr. Pinker is a professional foot & ankle health and wellness speaker who delivers many original seminars annually, such as “Diabetes & Your Feet: The Winning Combination,” “Exercise Safe to Lose Weight” and “Keep On Running.” Dr. Pinker is an expert in corporate health and wellness and continues to work with many corporations throughout the tri-state area.
Dr. Pinker is a proud Teaching Faculty Member of the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, in Brooklyn, NY, one of the largest and most respected podiatric surgical training programs in the United States. In 2019, Dr. Pinker was awarded the honor of membership in the highly regarded publication: Who’s Who in America.
Every year, Dr. Pinker conducts an Annual Holiday Shoe Drive for the Homeless to benefit the less fortunate in our community. Dr. Pinker donates a portion of the shoes collected each year to foreign countries in need. For more information, please go to Community Outreach.