About Dr. Segalman

Board Certified Podiatric Physician in Waterbury and Newtown, CT

Joel Segalman

Board-certified podiatric surgeon Joel Segalman, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAO, has treated people of all ages at his private practice, Performance Foot & Ankle Specialists, LLC, since 1991. He welcomes new and returning patients at two convenient locations in Waterbury and Newtown, Connecticut. 

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Dr. Segalman completed his Harvard affiliated residency at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) and a Fellow of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM).

While Dr. Segalman treats the full range of foot and ankle problems, he’s an expert in orthotics. He uses state-of-the-art laser treatment, laser treatment, EPAT®, Shockwave, and amnion and chorion membrane injections for foot and ankle problems. His special interest is sports medicine, an area where he has gained exceptional knowledge and experience.

Dr. Segalman was previously the consulting podiatrist for the New York Knicks. One aspect of his experience with the team was published in Lower Extremity Review, a national medical magazine. 

He was honored to be selected as the team podiatrist of the New York City Football Club, a major league soccer team (MLS) and has been part of the club since its inception and the team’s winning of the MLS Cup during the 2021 season. Dr. Segalman has also served as an attending podiatrist for the Boston Marathon since 1990.

Dr. Segalman brings his experience, knowledge and qualifications to you, the patient, having worked with some of the world's best Athletes, Musicians and Actors from around the world.

He is affiliated with Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut, and three hospitals in Waterbury, Connecticut: the Waterbury Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, and Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center (NVSC).


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