Top Podiatrists and Orthopedic Ankle Surgeons NYC

Dr. Christine M. Ellie, DPM is the podiatric foot and ankle surgeon at New York Bone & Joint Specialists, and is one of NYC’s best foot doctors. A nationally respected foot specialist, she excels in the treatment of foot pain and arthroscopic foot surgery.

At every stage of treatment, she’ll provide you with comprehensive orthopedic ankle care and complete commitment to your recovery. If you need an ankle doctor in NYC, Dr. Ellie provides top-notch orthopedic care for a range of active patients, from professional athletes to rec league enthusiasts. In addition, orthopedic surgeons Dr. Rupesh Tarwala, MD and Dr. Leon E. Popovitz, MD also treat ankle injuries, allowing patients a variety of treatment options for any condition.

Each of the New York Bone & Joint centers bring together expert specialists across multiple fields of orthopedic surgery, all of whom display the same level of dedication to the wellbeing of their patients. The ultimate goal of New York Bone & Joint Specialists is to provide impeccable care and peace of mind to every single patient we treat.


  • Access to world-class joint specialists
  • Compassionate and comprehensive care for a range of conditions, from diagnosis to recovery
  • Conservative treatment coupled with expert surgical interventions ensure a complete recovery for every patient


Ankle Sprains and Strains - A sprain affects the ligaments that connect bones, while a strain affects the tendons that connect muscle to bone. Both generally respond well to conservative treatments, including rest, icing, compression, and physical therapy.

Ankle Fractures - An ankle fracture is a break in any of the bones in the ankle. It can usually be treated with conservative measures such as casting and physical therapy, but in more severe cases, a surgical procedure may be necessary.

Ankle Arthritis - Arthritis can affect a number of joints in the foot, leaving them swollen and painful. A proactive treatment plan can effectively eliminate the symptoms and help patients stay on their feet.


For more information on your specific injury, consult the pages below. You will find comprehensive information on common symptoms, how the condition is diagnosed, our recommended course of treatment, and expected recovery timelines.

Ankle Sprains and Strains - Conditions & Treatments
Ankle Fractures - Conditions & Treatments
Ankle Arthritis - Conditions & Treatments

Symptoms & Conditions

Orthopedists at New York Bone and Joint are highly skilled in treating numerous ankle conditions, including:

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  • Upper East Side NYC

    130 E 67th St New York, NY 10065
  • Midtown-Grand Central NYC (Sports Medicine Clinic)

    370 Lexington Ave Ste 614
  • Lenox Hill NYC (Sports Medicine Clinic)

    903 Lexington Ave Ste 1C New York, New York 10065
  • Midtown West NYC

    67 W 55th St Ste 205 New York, NY 10019
  • Hoboken, NJ

    79 Hudson St Ste 102LL, Hoboken, NJ 07030