Valerie A. Brunetti, DPM — Academic Profile

Board Certification


DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine)
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine (1984)
Master of Science
  • MS New York University (1979)
Residency Training
  • Podiatric Surgery, New York College of Podiatric Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals (1984–1985)
  • Beekman Downtown Hospital (1986)

Affiliated Specialty Center

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Palliative and/or surgical treatment of infections (soft tissue or bone) or ulcerations of the foot
  • Diabetic foot problems requiring surgical intervention
  • Biomechanical imbalances including bunions and hammertoes
  • Gouty arthritis forefoot and mid foot
  • Amputations
  • Hammertoes and heel spurs (retro calcaneal spurs)
  • Midfoot arthritis
  • Neuromas
  • Sprains
  • Structural forefoot deformities
Valerie A. Brunetti, DPM

Contact Information

Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T19-090
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Tel: 631-444-8354
Fax: 631-444-8988

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  • Publications
  • Additional
  • Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Brunetti's journal articles on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).
  • Bashara ME, Brunetti VA. MRI evaluation of Orthosorb pin insertion for surgical treatment of hallux abducto valgus. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 1994;84:14-8.
  • Brunetti VA, Trepal MJ, Jules KT. Fixation of the Austin osteotomy with bioresorbable pins. J Foot Surg 1991;30:56-65.
  • Gventer M, Brunetti VA. Photo-onycholysis secondary to tetracycline. A case report. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 1985;75:658-60.
  • Larsen J, Burzotta J, Brunetti V. Ankle dislocation without fracture in a young athlete. J Foot Ankle Surg 1998;37:334-8.
  • Mangrulkar VH, Brunetti VA, Gould ES, Howell N. Unusually large pedal schwannoma. J Foot Ankle Surg 2007;46:398-402.
  • Reiner MR, Brunetti VA. Imipenem-cilastatin-induced leukocytoclastic vasculitis. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 1997;87:245-7.
  • Trepal MJ, Brunetti V, Hodge WR. Intraoperative bacteremia during foot surgery. J Foot Surg 1988;27:47-51.
  • van Bemmelen PS, Gitlitz DB, Faruqi RM, Weiss-Olmanni J, Brunetti VA, Ricotta JJ. Limb salvage using high-pressure intermittent compression arterial assist device in cases unsuitable for surgical revascularization. Arch Surg 2001;136:1280-6.
  • Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Brunetti's journal articles on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).