The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Gary N. Grippo, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Center Podiatry Advanced Footcare Center

Attending Surgeon - Hospital Saint Rapheals, Yale, Milford, Middlesex Hospitals
Board Certified Foot Surgeon

  • Voted "Best Podiatrist" of New Haven County, New Haven Advocate, 8 consecutive years
  • 2004 Top Doctors - Podiatric Surgery, Connecticut Magazine
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery - Yale New Haven Hospital Department of Surgery
  • Clinical Associate Professor - University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
  • College of Podiatric Surgery and Medicine - Des Moines, Iowa 1990-1996
  • Podiatric Residency Supervisor - Temple Surgical Center, New Haven 1994-Present


Sean W. Lazarus, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Center Podiatry Advanced Footcare Center

Dr. Lazarus, a specialist in both podiatric medicine and podiatric surgery, is a native of Johannesburg, South Africa. He graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1993. Following his degree, Dr. Lazarus began extensive training in hospitals affiliated with the New York College of Podiatric Medicine from 1993 - 1994 where he did a surgical residency. From 1994 - 1995 he was awarded a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and biomechanics where he gained extensive knowledge of pediatric foot deformities and treatments. He became a board certified foot surgeon in 2000.

He is currently an attending physician at Yale New Haven Hospital, Temple Surgical Center and Hospital of St. Raphaels. Dr. Lazarus joined Center Podiatry in 1995 and specializes in sports- medicine related injuries and pediatric biomechanics. He also specializes in shockwave therapy for heel pain. Dr. Lazarus has been an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot Surgeons for over 12 years.

Hospital Affilations

  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Hospital of Saint Raphaels
  • Milford Hospital
  • Shoreline Immergency Services
  • Middlesex Hospital
  • Temple Surgical Center

We also have registered nurses, LPN's and certified medical assistants on staff for patient comfort and support. Certified billing professionals are also on staff to ensure prompt and accurate claims processing.

Dr. Gary N. Grippo making a silly face wearing surgical glasses

Dr. Lazarus

Joanne Brewer, LPN with Dr. Lazarus

Felicia Werner, Office Manager

From left to right:
Claudia - Medical Assistant, Adele - Registered Nurse
Carmel - Front Desk and Amy - Billing Manager


Joanne Brewer, LPN


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Center Podiatry, Advanced Footcare Center, 109 Boston Post Rd , Orange CT, 06477 203-799-3668