Meet Our NYC Podiatrists

Here at Adler Footcare we care a lot about our patients, so who we have taking care of them is also important to us. This is why we hope you will choose one of our New York Podiatrists to take care of you. Our podiatrists are well versed and experienced in treating many different foot and ankle problems. Our staff are warm, caring and professional and will work with you to make sure you feel well taken care of. Make sure you check out what our patients have to say and then schedule a consultation with one of our podiatrists in New York please Contact Adler Footcare today!

We have a brand new office in midtown Manhattan. Every detail of the office is designed for the best patient experience possible. Take a quick tour of the office and our state of the art Podiatric OR and we will see you soon!

Jeffrey L. Adler, DPM

Jeffrey L. Adler DPMDr. Jeffrey L. Adler, Medical/Surgical Director and owner of Adler Footcare of Greater New York has been practicing podiatric medicine since 1979 and has performed thousands of foot surgeries. Dr. Adler is board certified in Podiatric Surgery and Primary Podiatric Medicine by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry.

Dr. Adler is also a Professor of Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery for the Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgeons. As one of only several in the country who perform minimally-invasive podiatric surgery, Dr. Adler’s patients enjoy significantly reduced recovery times.


Alex Tievsky, DPM

Alex Tievsky, DPMDr. Alex Tievsky, a graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, is well versed in all aspects of Foot & Ankle Surgery. He has completed a 3-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency program with extra certification in Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery, at Forest Hills Hospital North Shore LIJ. During his 3-year residency, Dr. Tievsky covered 5 hospitals within the North Shore LIJ system, treating everything from simple ingrown nails, to complex reconstructive surgery secondary to severe trauma. Dr. Tievsky also helped manage and treat patients in two separate wound healing centers, which utilized hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and skin grafts to heal complex non-healing wounds.

Dr. Tievsky is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and also Board Qualified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Prior to going into Podiatry, Dr. Tievsky had completed his Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from Hunter College in New York City.  Dr. Tievsky is fluent in English as well as Russian.

Melvin B. Hurt, DPM

Melvin B. Hurt DPM

Dr. Melvin B. Hurt joined Adler Footcare in 2015 bringing his 25 years of experience as a podiatric surgeon to the practice. Dr. Hurt has spent his entire professional career in Greater New York, graduating from the New York Institute of Technology in biology and pre-med, then from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Hurt has been board certified by the American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery (ABLES) in foot surgery since 2002, a rigorous certification that is renewed every five years. 

Over the course of his career, Dr. Hurt was a medical/surgical director for nearly ten years in Jamaica, New York and has also served in hospital settings and been in private practice.


Dr. Hurt enjoys lecturing at health fairs and other venues on the advances in foot care that are available to patients. He also does surgical training for other podiatrists. His interests in advancing the treatment and understanding of foot problems makes Dr. Hurt well aligned with the mission of Adler Footcare.