Our Doctors

Dr. Scott J. Pickett graduated from the New York College of Podiaric Medicine in 1994. He completed a 2 year surgical residency. He is Board Certified in Wound Care by American Academy of Wound Care and Board qualified in foot and ankle surgery by American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.


  • Wayne State University
    655 West Kirby
    Detroit, MI 48202
    BA Biology, December 1989

  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    800 Park Ave.
    New York, NY 10035
    DPM, May, 1994
    Achievements: Dean's list; 1990, 1991, 1992
          Awarded PICA Scholarship, 1993-1994
          PI Delta National Podiatric Honor Society


  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
    September 1-24, 1993
    Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM, Residency Director

    Botsford General Hospital, Farmingdale, Michigan
    November 29-December29, 1993
    Marshall G. Solomon, DPM, Residency Director


  • Podiatric Primary Care Residency: july 1, 1994-june 30, 1995
    New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    United Health Services Hospitals
    33-57 Harrison St
    Johnson City, NY 13790

  • Guido Laporta, DPM, MS, Residency Director
          Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
          Certified in Neonatal Advanced Life Support
          Appointments: Clinical Assistant Instructor, State University of New York
          Health Science Center, Clinical Campus of Binghamton, July 1, 1994-June 30, 1996

  • Podiatric Surgical Residency July I, 1995-June 30, 1996
    Unites Health Services Hospitals
    33-57 Harrison St.
    Johnson, City, NY 13790
    Guido Laporta, DPM, MS, Residency Director

Board Certification

  • Diplomat; American Academy of Wound Management. October, 2002
  • Board Qualified; American Board of Podiatric Surgery. July, 2009


  • Pickett, S.J. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. The New York College of Podiatric Medicine Foot and Surgery Review. September 1993

Abstract (unpublished)

  • Pickett, S..l ., Laporta, G.A.; A Prospective Comparison of Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy and Open Fasciotomy and Their Relationship to Lateral Column Syndrome. Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, NY. August 1996


  • Chief of Podiatry; Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY. September 2008-present
  • Community Preceptor, Podiatry Clinic; Family Practice Residency, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY. January 2005-present
  • Faculty, Wound Care Center. Ellis Health; Ellis Hospital, Schenectady,NY. Febmary 2003-present
  • Associate, Foot Specialist Associates, Albany, NY. June 2000-present
  • Faculty, Wound Care center, Community General Hospital, Syracuse, NY September 1998-Seplember 1999
  • Associate, Freddie Edelman, DPM, North Syracuse, NY September 1997-September 1999
  • Associate, Mario Silvestri, DPM, Johnson City, NY August 1996-June 1997
  • Lower Extremity Anatomy Teaching Assistant, NYCPM, 1992-1994
  • Tutor ofBasic Sciences at NYCPM, 1991-1994
  • Research Assistant for Randy Cohen, DPM, Director of Radiology,NYCPM, 1991

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