Erin M. Kunz, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM— Academic Profile

Board Certification

  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ACFAS)
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)


DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine)
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM), NYC
Residency Training
  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, NYU Withrop Hospital

Affiliated Specialty Center

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Foot and ankle pathology of both children and adults

  • Ingrown toenails

  • Fractures of the foot

  • Chronic deformities

  • Diabetic wound care

  • Limb salvage

  • Trauma care

  • Reconstructive surgery for foot and ankle deformities

Dr. Erin Kunz

Contact Information

Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T18-090
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Tel: 631-444-8329
Fax: 631-444-6176

For patient care information, including insurance participation and practice locations, click here.
  • Personal Statement
  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Additional

As a podiatric surgeon I focus on alleviating the discomfort that so many patients endure in their feet, ankles and legs. Whether your condition is minor or severe, chronic or the result of trauma, my goal is to deliver treatment that enhances your daily life.

  • Honors

  • Dr. Elizabeth H. Roberts Award for Excellence and Empathy in Podopediatrics (2017)

  • Dr. Sydney Solid Award Recipient (2017)

  • APMA Educational Foundation Student Scholarship Recipient (2016)
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (2016)

  • JT Tai Scholar (2015, 2016)

  • The Steven Seifer Memorial Award (2015)

  • NYSPMA Scholarship Award (2015)

  • Dean’s List (2014, 2015)

  • NYCPM Freshmen Merit Scholarship (2013)

  • > Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Kunz journal articles presented in reverse chronological order, starting with most recent, on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).

    Gardner R, Kunz E, Bailey-Maletta A. The relationship between BMI and heel pain: An IRB
    approved prospective cohort survey. Poster presented at NYU Winthrop House Staff Clinical
    Research Day. 2020 June 3. Mineola, NY

    Ahmed M, Kunz E, Lucas K, Rostkowski T. Leech therapy for traumatic partial hallux 
    amputation in a pediatric patient.  Poster presented at: Poster presented at NYU Winthrop House
    Staff Clinical Research Day. 2020 June 3. Mineola, NY

    Kunz E, Bebu R, Rostkowski T. Atypical Presentation of a Glomus Tumor in the Rearfoot.
    Poster presented at: NYU Winthrop House Staff Clinical Research Day. 2019 May 1. Mineola,
    NY. *currently an approved manuscript pending publication with JAPMA*

    Erin M. Kunz, Bebu Ram; Atypical Presentation of a Glomus Tumor in the Rearfoot: A Case
    Report. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 1 November 2020; 110 (6): Article_15.

    Kunz E, Komatsu DE. Immunohistochemical Analysis of the Mustn1 Gene on Fracture Healing.
    Poster presented at: URECA Celebration of Undergraduate Research & Creativity. 2013 April
    24. Stony Brook, NY.


  • Professional/Academic Association
    Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Medicine (ACPM)
    Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)

  • Community Service
    Medical Volunteer at the Bridgehampton Half-Marathon Bridgehampton, NY  (2016)
    Medial Volunteer at the Long Island Diva Half Marathon East Meadow, NY (2015)
    Medical Volunteer at the NYC Triathlon New York, NY (2015)
    Foot Screenings New York, NY
    Foot Clinics of New York (2016)
    ADA Walk Out Diabetes Walk  (2015)
    Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center (2015)
    American Diabetes Association at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (2014)
    All Saints Church (2013)
    Habitat for Humanity Brooklyn, NYC
    Cleaned up homes and businesses in need after Superstorm Sandy (2013)