Jason P. Galante, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM

Dr. Jason P. Galante is a double board certified foot and ankle surgeon double board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine,

Dr. Galante completed his residency at Hoboken University Medical Center in Hoboken, NJ and was appointed chief surgical resident. Prior to residency, he received his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University.

He has trained with the team surgeons for New York Jets and New York Giants professional football teams. He currently holds membership with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeon, the American Podiatric Medical Association and the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society.

Dr. Galante is one of the few physicians in New Jersey who is well-versed in cosmetic foot and ankle surgical techniques to address difficult deformities with minimal scarring. Dr. Galante’s philosophy of care puts emphasis on nonsurgical treatment options, and he is especially popular with Essex Union Podiatry’s pediatric patients.

He is available to treat patients in most of Essex and Union counties at our Springfield, Caldwell and Rahway offices in New Jersey as well as the Wound Care Center in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway, where he serves as the vice chair to the foot and ankle division as well as the coordinator to the residents.

Dr. Galante is also certified in hyperbaric medicine, with additional expertise in the following areas:

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot and ankle reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle deformity correction
  • Foot and ankle arthritis care
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Pediatric reconstruction
  • Trauma management of the foot and ankle
  • Aesthetic foot and ankle surgical techniques
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Total ankle replacement
  • Foot and ankle trauma and fractures
  • Ankle instability
  • Sports injuries of the foot and ankle
  • Foot arthritis
  • Adult acquired flatfoot (posterior tibial tendon insufficiency)
  • Lower extremity limb salvage and wound care

Procedures Performed:

  • Total ankle replacement
  • Post-traumatic reconstruction of the foot and ankle
  • Achilles tendon repair and reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle fractures /trauma
  • Ankle ligament repair and reconstruction /ankle instability
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Reconstruction of flatfoot deformity
  • Cartilage repair /osteochondral lesions of the talus
  • Foot and ankle fusion
  • Bunion/hammertoe correction
  • ORIF(open reduction – internal fixation) for foot and ankle fractures
  • Cheilectomy
  • Arthrodesis /arthroplasty /tendon transfers of the foot and ankle

Dr. Galante is passionate about health and fitness and has trained in various martial arts for over 30 years. He is married and lives with his wife and children in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr Galante’s true passion, however, is for clinical care. He believes in maximizing nonoperative treatment whenever possible and in meticulous surgery when required. He is committed to patient education and believes in working with patients to identify the best treatments to suit their individual lifestyle