Our office provides comprehensive foot and ankle care, for children and adults. It is conveniently located at 466 Old Hook Road, Suite 24D in Emerson, New Jersey and is handicap accessible. Dr. Giacalone has been serving the Bergen County area for over 25 years and his office staff is courteous and qualified to meet your every need. They will gladly set up appointments as well as assist you in any way to make your visit as pleasant as possible. Dr. Giacalone's goal is to treat all patients gently and with compassion so they can return to their normal lifestyle.

Dr. Giacalone provides care to patients of all ages with diverse expertise in skin and nail problems, diabetic foot and wound care, corrective surgical procedures, sports medicine, pediatrics and trauma. If you suffer from symptoms of diabetic neuropathy, sensation and strength may be restored to your feet via a surgical nerve decompression procedure performed by Dr. Giacalone.

Dr. Giacalone is certified in shock wave therapy for the treatment of heel pain, plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. Shock wave therapy is a painless, non-surgical, in-office treatment, has a high success rate, and will have you back on your feet the same day. He also performs laser procedures for warts and fungal toenails as well as dermal filler injections, such as Juvederm, to treat painful corns, calluses and lesions without surgery. Dr. Giacalone is also trained in the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections for the treatment of heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, foot tendonitis and Achilles tendonitis. This is a highly successful treatment, which in many cases can prevent traditional surgery.

The goal of our office is to provide each of our patients with the highest quality of care. Dr. Giacalone is double Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery as well as the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics. He is on the staff of Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Hackensack University Medical Center @ Pascack Valley as well as Surgicare surgical center in Oradell.

We can be reached by calling our office at 201-261-0500. Our fax number is 201-261-7905. Dr. Giacalone is available for emergencies with prompt response via direct contact with our office. Our staff can answer any questions you might have regarding referrals, pre-certification or insurance.  Our surgical coordinator schedules all hospital and surgery center procedures and contacts your insurance company for the necessary authorizations.

Hospital and Surgery Center surgeries are usually performed in the mornings, prior to office hours


Teresa Emerson Foot DoctorTeresa is Dr. Giacalone's office manager and responsible all aspects of the office. She has over 25 years of experience in medical practice management, including billing, orthotics and patient issues. Teresa also provides pre-certification and scheduling for all surgeries and in office testing and procedures.

Louise Emerson Foot DoctorLouise is the office receptionist with over 10 years experience handling your concerns regarding appointments, insurance, prescriptions, diabetic shoes and many other areas of of office.

Payment Policy: 

The office participates with most insurance plans. We will bill Medicare or your primary insurance, however we do not bill secondary insurances. You will be responsible for any deductible or balance and co-pays are expected at the time of your visit. If you have Medicare and a secondary insurance, you should call Medicare to set up a cross-over. This will allow Medicare to automatically send a claim for the balance to your secondary so they may consider the portion that Medicare does not cover.

For your convienience, we accept cash, personal checks, Visa and Master Card.

You can find Patient Forms here.

Hospital Affiliations: 

  • Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
  • Hackensack University Medical Center @ PascackValley, Westwood, NJ
  • SurgiCare Surgical Center, Oradell, NJ
  • Dellridge Rehabilitation Center, Paramus, NJ