Patients throughout New York City can get complete podiatry care under one roof from Philip Messenger, DPM, PLLC. An experienced podiatrist, Dr. Messenger offers podiatry treatments for children, adults, and seniors. His practice, West Side Foot Care, is conveniently located in Manhattan on the Upper West Side.  

After Dr. Messenger earned his Bachelor of Science in Physics from American University in Washington, D.C., he then completed his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Messenger is board-certified in podiatric surgery and is also on the staff at Mount Sinai. Currently, Dr. Messenger works with Columbia University as their podiatric consultant for team sports.

At West Side Foot Care, Dr. Messenger uses proven modern strategies to diagnose and treat his patients, only performing surgery when absolutely necessary. Dr. Messenger utilizes a variety of diagnostic tests, including 3D scanners, vascular testing, diagnostic ultrasounds, and X-rays.

While Dr. Messenger offers routine podiatry care for patients of all ages, he also specializes in several complex issues, including gait disorders. Dr. Messenger emphasizes orthotic management of sports-related injuries and ailments of the foot and ankle. Plus, he has extensive training in surgical repair of bone and soft tissue deformities if more conservative measures aren’t providing relief.

Dr. Messenger’s goal is for all his patients to find remedies and relief from discomfort for foot and ankle problems. He strives to help his patients prevent future injuries or ailments that lead to discomfort. Dr. Messenger and his caring team at West Side Foot Care are currently accepting new patients.

We Have a Bilingual Staff

We Have a Bilingual Staff


At West Side Foot Care, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a short-list of some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

Emblem Health (GHI and HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Plan
Health First
United Healthcare


West Side Foot Care
697 West End Avenue, Suite #1C
Upper West Side

New York, NY 10025
Phone: 212-724-7050
Fax: 212-501-0913

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