Michael I. Goldberger, M.D., Serving Homeless in 17th Annual Foot Care, Footwear Charity Event

Renowned foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Michael Goldberger is set to host his 17th annual foot care and footwear charity event for the local homeless community. This charitable initiative, which has been a staple in the community for over a decade, is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 19, starting at 1 p.m. at the Newark YMCA, 600 Broad St.

Dr. Goldberger and his dedicated team from Tri-County Orthopedics will be offering free foot health examinations, routine foot care and brand-new winter shoes to those in need. The event aims to provide essential foot and ankle care to vulnerable populations during the winter season. The services offered include treating callouses, trimming toenails, conducting foot health screenings and providing comfortable new pairs of shoes.

"We are thrilled to continue partnering with Our Hearts to Your Soles and feel privileged to make a meaningful impact this giving season. I am grateful to continue this tradition in our community and offer assistance to those striving to regain their footing,” Dr. Goldberger said.

Dr. Goldberger, who has led the Foot & Ankle Center at Tri-County Orthopedics as director since 1998, is a highly respected orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle care. He earned his medical degree with honors in orthopedic surgery from Jefferson Medical College after completing his undergraduate studies at Emory University. His expertise has been honed through rigorous training, including a surgical foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Our Hearts to Your Soles is a nonprofit organization that focuses on expanding access to proper foot health care for metropolitan areas around the country. The mission of Our Hearts to Your Soles is to provide the less fortunate across the United States with shoes and free medical foot screening examinations.

For additional information regarding Dr. Goldberger’s participation in this event or to schedule an appointment at Tri-County Orthopedics, please call (973) 538-2334.