Foot Health Center
Michael V. Verdi, DPM; Kirsten Barisonek, DPM
The Foot Health Center offers injury prevention, education and treatment for adult and pediatric foot and ankle care. Dr. Michael V. Verdi, practice founder, is recognized for his skills in pediatric foot care plus bunion, hammertoe surgery, and sports medicine and surgery. Dr. Verdi offers personalized, compassionate care along with podiatric surgeons Drs. Kirsten Barisonek, Danielle Acampora and Doug DeLorenzo.
“We love that we can help improve a child’s quality of life,” Dr. Verdi says. The practice utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide faster diagnoses and less painful procedures, including digital X-rays, computerized orthotics and EPAT for heel pain.
A board certified podiatrist, Dr. Verdi completed his foot and ankle residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center, where he maintains hospital privileges. Dr. Barisonek attended Temple School of Podiatric Medicine and completed her surgical foot and ankle residency at New York Methodist Hospital. “We’re passionate about keeping children active and pain-free,” Dr. Barisonek says.
"He always makes time when my daughter has an issue. He explains everything and does anything to make sure my daughter is comfortable!" -Brian, Califon
"Dr. Mike takes the time to relate to both the child and parent. He assures both are comfortable, understand the situation and treatment plan. He has a great bedside manner and a friendly staff." -Linda, Fairfield
"Dr. Verdi has a wonderful bedside manner. He treats all of his patients with excellent care. He's truly concerned for the well being of his patients and he loves what he does. He has treated my children and my husband for many years and we have always gotten excellent results." -Denise, Whippany
"Dr. Verdi is just awesome. He's patient and kind and very knowledgeable." -Terri, Sparta
"Dr. Mike takes the time and patience to deal with my children's issues. He's intelligent, kind, funny and understanding." -Lynn, Hardwick
"He's kind and generous and most of all has the best bedside manner." -Carol, Morris Plains
"Dr. Verdi, is an exceptional doctor who cares about his patients. Our daughter Sarah has had to go to him for an ankle injury that plagued her during her fall high school season. He was understanding of the demands that young athletes have and made her feel comfortable w how to treat the injury. His staff is welcoming and very helpful." -Amy, Morris Plains
"He's a fantastic doctor. He's great with children and very kind." -Lori, Whippany