Stephen Lazaroff, DPM, FACFAS, at Performance Foot & Ankle Specialists, LLC, with two convenient locations in Waterbury and Newtown, Connecticut, treats children, teens, and adults with every type of foot and ankle problem. He has extensive training in diagnostics, limb preservation, and reconstruction of the forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle.
Dr. Lazaroff graduated Cum Laude from American University (AU) in Washington, DC, earning a Bachelor of Science in biology before receiving his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He went on to complete a three-year residency at the Yale New Haven Medical Center Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program (PMSR/RRA) in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Lazaroff is board-certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery.
During his residency, Dr. Lazaroff co-authored a textbook chapter about the surgical management of the neuropathic foot, presented his work at regional conferences, and attended the Orthofix® external fixator course. He was also part of the multidisciplinary limb preservation clinic, which included podiatric surgery, interventional cardiology, and vascular surgery.
Dr. Lazaroff was trained by some of the most well-known foot and ankle surgeons in the country. He’s honored to receive the post of Section Chief for Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut.
As a native of North Haven, Connecticut, Dr. Lazaroff is thrilled to be home again, providing podiatric care to members of the community.