Wayne J. Caputo, DPM, Podiatrist with Clara Maass Medical Center

Get to know Podiatrist Dr. Wayne J. Caputo, who serves patients in Belleville, New Jersey.

Dr. Caputo is the Director of the Wound Care Center at Clara Maass Medical Center – a community medical center in Belleville, New Jersey. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and staffed with dedicated healthcare professionals, the Clara Maass Medical Center is prepared to provide advanced treatments for a wide variety of medical conditions.

The Clara Maass Medical Center was named after nurse Clara Maass, who dedicated most of her life to helping others. Her determination to save lives led her to participate in a bold yellow fever experiment in which she willingly subjecting herself to bites from infected mosquitoes. The experiment led to her death, but the study was instrumental in the eventual creation of a yellow fever vaccine.

Dr. Caputo received his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, a private podiatric college in New York City, New York. Thereafter, he completed his residency at Baptist Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Podiatry or podiatric medicine is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower extremity. A podiatrist, like Dr. Caputo, is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), known also as a podiatric physician or surgeon, qualified by their education and training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and related structures of the leg.

The procedures that Dr. Caputo most frequently performs are tendon injection and skin graft. His patients have wonderful things to say about him, one stating “Excellent doctor that cares about his patients, he loves what he does and makes you feel at home. Explains everything to you in simple terms so that a regular person can understand it. If you need a foot doctor, choose one of the best – Dr. Caputo”

In addition to English, Dr. Caputo speaks Spanish.

Learn More about Dr. Wayne J. Caputo:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1866015-Wayne-Caputo-Podiatrist-Foot-and-Ankle-Specialist or through the Clara Maass Medical Center, https://www.rwjbh.org/doctors/wayne-j-caputo-dpm/

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