Christopher Samaniego, DPM
About Dr. Samaniego
Dr. Christopher Samaniego, DPM, is originally from Freehold, New Jersey. He attended college at Messiah College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology. He earned his podiatric medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and completed his surgical residency training at Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, MI.
Dr. Samaniego provides comprehensive foot and ankle care at Advanced Medical Group in Jersey City, Union City, and West New York. His specialized surgical training includes:
- Bunion and hammertoe correction
- Diabetic foot care, fungal nail care
- Plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, orthotics
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- Flat feet and high arched feet
- Foot and ankle trauma
- Adult and pediatric foot conditions
- Arthritis of the foot and ankle
- Arthroscopy, joint replacement, minimally invasive techniques
Dr. Samaniego is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He keeps up to date on the latest surgical techniques and available technology in foot and ankle care.
Prior to joining Advanced Medical Group, Dr. Samaniego studied public healthcare in Zambia and assisted in providing care to the local community. He has also presented research at the annual meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Samaniego achieved the highest rank of Eagle Scout through the Boy Scouts of America and volunteered with Troop 454 for scouts with special needs and the Freehold Public Library. In his free time, Dr. Samaniego volunteers with his local church community service and youth programs.
Dr. Samaniego resides in Jersey City, NJ and maintains his health by cycling and interval training several times a week. He explains, “Healthy doctors inspire healthy patients. I follow the same advice I give my patients, and I read constantly to become a better physician every day. I encourage my patients to ask questions and learn about the cause of their symptoms. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”