Dr. Krista Ammirati Archer
NYC Podiatrist Dr. Krista A. Archer is a surgeon who prides herself on attention to detail and excellent cosmetic results.
Dr. Krista A. Archer is a podiatric surgeon who prides herself on attention to detail and excellent cosmetic results, making her patients’ feet look and feel better.
As a former competitive athlete and marathon runner, she enjoys treating sports-related and exercise-induced injuries. As a fashion lover, she is determined to make high heals more wearable. She has developed a line of natural skin care products to maintain healthy, beautiful feet. Dr. Archer is committed to providing pain relief and solutions to foot problems associated with plantar fasciitis, sports injuries, heel pain, bunions, corns, calluses, and foot and ankle arthritis, and more.
Krista Ammirati Archer, DPM is a Doctor of Podiatry Medicine and an Associate of the America Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry (ABMSP).Dr. Archer is currently on staff at Northwell Health/Lenox Hill Hospital (New York, NY). Prior to attending podiatric medical school Dr. Archer was part of the Bone Biology & Research division of a major biopharmaceutical company. Here, she was primarily involved in the research and development of novel implantable and injectable delivery systems for rhBMP-2 (recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2), and investigated the efficacy of rhBMP-2 on fracture healing.Today, rhBMP-2 is available to spine surgery patients under the product name Infuse®.
Dr. Archer remains active in research, and has been published in leading medical and scientific journals. As a medical student she published a groundbreaking paper on plantar fasciitis.
Currently, she is investigating the use and efficacy of laser for the treatment of nail fungus, warts, and heel pain.Dr. Archer also created and launched her own line of ARCH skin products, which use some of the best natural ingredients to heal and moisturize dry, cracked skin and protect nails. All products in the ARCH by Dr. Krista Archer line are available for purchase here.
When she wanted to teach current and future patients to use these products to help their feet she brought in a medical nail technician to help her accomplish this goal. This technician, who performs medical pedicures, and Dr. Archer work side by side.
During a medical pedicure all ARCH products are used and the patient is educated on foot health and what is required to maintain optimal foot conditions. The technician works under the supervision of Dr. Archer and is trained to recognize common foot conditions such as nail fungus (onychomycosis), athlete’s foot (tinea pedis), ingrowing nails, and ingrown nails (paronychia).
Dr. Archer graduated with honors, and in the top 10 students of her class
from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, and she was selected to attend one of the top podiatric surgical residency programs. At St. Barnabas Medical Center (Livingston, NJ) she received extensive training in foot and ankle surgery from orthopedic and podiatric surgeons alike. She went on to receive further training in foot and ankle arthroscopy.
Dr. Archer completed her undergraduate pre-med track at William Smith College where she graduated with honors and a B.S. in Biology. She was also an Academic-All-American, and varsity captain of William Smith’s NCAA championship lacrosse team. Dr. Archer is a 2016 inductee into the Heron Hall of Honor receiving the Hosking Award, which recognizes distinguished former William Smith student-athletes for outstanding lifetime achievement in their chosen field of work.
Dr. Archer is a native New Yorker and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, kids, and dogs.