Dr. Andrew Pavelescu is a reputable foot and ankle surgeon with extensive training in all aspects of forefoot, hindfoot, and ankle surgery including trauma, sports medicine and arthroscopy, pediatric and adult reconstructive surgery, external (frame) fixation techniques, limb salvage, wound and diabetic foot care, as well as general podiatry. Dr. Pavelescu will provide the most effective treatments for your particular problem; he has spent many years specializing in disorders that specifically affect your feet and ankles. As a podiatric surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle care in New York City, Dr. Pavelescu has a reputation of listening carefully to his patients' needs and goals and is sure to address them correctly the first time.
Dr. Pavelescu completed his residency and training in the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation at NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition to his residency, he received supplemental training at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, in Baltimore, in lower limb deformity correction as well as advanced training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, by the AO Foundation. Dr. Pavelescu is currently on an academic sabbatical, having been selected for a fellowship position in tissue healing, regenerative and hyperbaric medicine. He will resume seeing patients full time in July 2019.
He earned his medical degree from The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, in Cleveland, an affiliate of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, where he was awarded with the Presidential Scholarship and earned distinction as a member of the Pi Delta National Honor Society. He graduated in the top 10% of his class. Dr. Pavelescu received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Wayne State University, in Detroit, where he was recognized on the dean's list throughout his matriculation.
Outside of the office, Dr. Pavelescu is actively involved in teaching and resident education where he is a core teaching faculty member at both Mount Sinai - Beth Israel and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. He is trilingual and fluent in English, French, and Romanian. Dr. Pavelescu is also very involved with the New York State Podiatric Medical Association (NYSPMA) as Chair of the Young Members Committee and Taskforce, Vice President of the NYSPMA Queens Division, as well as advocacy for the profession. He is also an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS).