SOS Welcomes Zerah Z. Ali, DPM, to its Foot and Ankle Team

Zerah Ali, DPMSyracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Zerah Z. Ali, DPM. Dr. Ali is a board-certified podiatrist who has joined the SOS Foot and Ankle team. He is trained in all types of podiatric medicine and surgery, treating patients from pediatric to geriatric, with both surgical and non-surgical strategies. He is also trained in wound care with proficiency in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), an advanced treatment of non-healing and traumatic injuries.

“I am thrilled to start working for Syracuse’s premier orthopedic team and look forward to being a part of their practice family,” says Dr. Ali. “I am very dedicated to my patients and my profession. I look forward to treating patients and providing the highest quality care to restore their foot health.

Prior to joining SOS, Dr. Ali was the Head of the Podiatry Department with Wyoming County Community Health System. Before that he practiced clinically in at locations in Syracuse, Batavia, and Medina. He completed his residency in podiatry at Staten Island University Hospital where he was Chief Resident of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. He earned his podiatric degree at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, and his Bachelor of Health Science degree with honors at the University of Western Ontario in London, ON, Canada.

“SOS is excited to welcome Dr. Ali,” commented Todd Battaglia, MD, president of SOS. “His expertise in podiatry and his proficiency with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a growing treatment for wound care, strengthens our Podiatric Team. Having practiced so many years in Syracuse and surrounding counties, I’m confident he will have a great rapport with our patients while providing them quality podiatric care.”

Dr. Ali is accepting new patients. He is seeing patients at the Dewitt-Widewaters, Oswego Road, Heritage Commons, Medical Center West, and Airport Business Park offices. The Foot and Ankle team can be reached at (315) 883-5881.