Dr. Joseph N. Colasurdo


You can catch Dr. Joseph N. Colasurdo at these locations at the times listed.

Dr. Joseph N. Colasurdo is a resident of Watkinsville, Georgia. He has pursued education in various institutions, including a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and a Master of Business Administration from New York University. Dr. Colasurdo completed his surgical specialty training in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery in New York City. Dr. Colasurdo holds numerous certifications and licensures, including being a fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association and the American College of Podiatric Medicine, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He has receive multiple honors and awards for his dedication to professional education and research.

While Dr. Colasurdo is a trained surgeon, he does take a more conservative approach to foot and ankle health. He works with each patient to achieve their specific treatment goals and uses surgery as a resort after all other treatments have been exhausted.

Dr. Colasurdo is actively involved in professional organization and committees and has contributed to community service initiatives. He founded a non-profit organization, The Moldova Outreach Foundation where he spent a year overseas educating practitioners, residents, and students about foot and ankle health, surgical technique and preventative medicine for the diabetic population.

Dr. Colasurdo is an avid runner and is actively involved in his local running community. He serves as the Medical Director for the Classic City Marathon Association and the AthHalf Association.

In his spare time Dr. Colasurdo enjoys traveling with his wife, Carla. Their favorite place to travel is Tegernsee, Germany. In addition to traveling, Dr. Colasurdo enjoys rock climbing and does extend his expertise in foot health to improve other’s experience with the hobby.

Dr. Joseph N. Colasurdo’s Education & Experience


  • Undergraduate: Daemen College, Amherst, New York, Biochemistry, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Bachelor of Science
  • Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
  • Postgraduate: New York University Stern School of Business New York, New York, Master of Business Administration

Medical Board Certifications

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Associations & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association, 2022
  • Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Medicine, 2022


  • Colasurdo J, Biomechanics and Diabetes: Preventing Limb Loss through Early Identification and Multidisciplinary Intervention.
    • Bucharest, Romania. May 2023.
  • Colasurdo J, Gherghelegiu E. Understanding Diabetic Neuropathy. The multidisciplinary approach in the management of obesity, diabetes and other nutritional disorders conference at Nicolae Testemițanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy.
    • Chisinau, Moldova. April 2023.
  • Colasurdo J, Grzesik J, Kim C, Falcone O. Tendo Achilles Lengthening for Treatment of Congenital Equinus Contractures.
    • Brooklyn, New York. April 2022.
  • Colasurdo J, Wu S, Philibert K, Glucksman M. Biomarker Discovery: Prognosis and Management of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    • Nashville, Tennessee. July 2017.
  • Colasurdo J, Wu S, Philibert K, Glucksman M. Prognostication of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers through Biomarker Discovery.
    • North Chicago, Illinois. March 2017.
  • Colasurdo J, Glucksman M, Wu S, Philibert K. Biomarker Identification for the Prognosis of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    • North Chicago, Illinois. October 2016.
  • Colasurdo J, Measuring pH in Chronic Wounds.
    • Geneseo, New York. April 2015.
  • Colasurdo J, Ethical Analysis on the Implementation of Electronic Medical Records: How Opportunity Overshadows the Unintended Consequence of HIPAA’s “Privacy Rule”
    • Amherst, New York. April 2015
  • Colasurdo J, Measurement of pH, FGF-2, and TN-C in Chronic Wounds.
    • Amherst, New York. April 2015.

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