Dr. Neal Blitz, creator of the Bunionplasty® and dubbed the "Bunion King", is a world renowned authority on Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery, with 16 years of experience and more than 16,000 procedures. Patients come from all over to have surgery with Dr. Blitz at his NYC & Beverly Hills locations.
His private practice in New York is located on 5th Ave (@61st Street) directly across from Central Park. His Beverly Hills office is located on N. Roxbury in the Golden Triangle. His hospital affiliations in New York are Lenox Hill (Northwell) and Mount Sinai, and in Los Angeles with Cedars-Sinai.
Dr. Blitz is also known as an innovator. He developed a provisionally patented on a medical implant for the treatment of bunions, which is used nationwide. Dr. Blitz’ Bunionplasty® procedure has revolutionized bunion surgery as it allows his patients to get back on their feet fast, without the need of casting and crutches.
Dr. Blitz is the former Chief of Foot Surgery and Associate Chairman of Orthopaedics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York. Over the past decade, Dr. Blitz has numerous publications related to Foot & Ankle Surgery within peer-reviewed medical journals, magazines, medical posters, blogs, and surgical textbooks. Dr. Blitz performed important clinical research that has won awards. He has a national reputation, as he has lectured to his surgical colleagues both nationally and abroad. He has written Guest Editorials in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery and the Clinics in Podiatric Medicine.