Johanna S. Youner, DPM, FACFAS


Leading NYC podiatrist, Dr. Johanna S. Youner is known to be at the forefront of all of the latest trends and innovations in medical treatments and non-invasive procedures. For over 20 years, Dr. Youner cares for each patient with the utmost personalized attention. Her goal is for every patient to look and feel their best.

Dr. Johanna S. Youner, DPM, FACFAS, is the founder and medical director and the head physician of the Park Avenue Podiatry Center has been a specialist in foot care for over 20 years. Dr. Youner combines common sense and a mind for innovative approaches toward health in her podiatric practice. Dr. Johanna S. Youner is one of the most qualified podiatrists in NYC.

Dr. Youner has been featured on many TV segments, including WABC-News, Good Morning America, Ch 2 News with Dr. Holy Phillips and network appearances with Dr. Jay Adlersberg and Dr. Max Gomez. She is a regular contributor to multiple beauty and fashion websites and magazines including, Parents Magazine, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Allure, In Style, Bottom Line and New York Magazine where her views and opinions on podiatric medicine and laser treatments are highly sought after.

A Board Certified (ABPS) foot surgeon since 2003, Dr. Youner received her doctorate, Doctor in Podiatric Medicine, from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1990 with honors and her BA degree from Ivy League Barnard College, Columbia University in January 1983 in 3 years. Having completed three years of residency training in both Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Youner has surgically assisted some of New York City’s finest foot and plastic surgeons. She also spent a month training at the Leper Colony in Carville, Louisiana for the neuropathic foot. Dr. Johanna S. Youner utilizes the latest and most innovative techniques to address foot pain, and specializes in PICOSURE™ laser services. As a board-certified foot surgeon, a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and a certified Cosmetic Facial Injector, Dr. Johanna S. Youner is one of the few doctors skilled in the user of lasers, injectables and surgery.

Dr. Youner applies the latest in aesthetic medical treatments for the podiatric world. Using the cutting edge PICOSURE™ laser, Dr. Youner performs laser treatments for fungal nails, foot tattoo removal, and warts. PICOSURE™ treatments are noninvasive, has minimal down time and are extremely effective. Dr. Youner also utilizes dermal fillers to relieve foot pain. Severe foot pain and chronic foot sweating can often be lessened with dermal fillers and injectable Botox.

Utilizing the safest and most effective techniques, Dr. Youner is able to minimize surgical intervention and maximize comfort. When bone surgery is required, Dr. Youner uses techniques with minimal scarring, while maximizing the patient’s comfort. For foot pain that is a result of chemotherapy-related damage, Dr. Johanna S. Youner, alongside Dr. Mario LaCouture, of Memorial Sloan Kettering, has developed a protocol for patients suffering from Hand-Foot Syndrome related to chemotherapy.



  • New York License

  • ALMS – American Society for Laser and Medicine Surgery

  • DPM – Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

  • FACFAS – Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

  • Certified Cosmetic Injector – Juvederm/Restylane/Radiesse

  • Certified in Cold Laser Hair Restoration

  • Certified in PICOSURE™ Treatments


  • ASLMS - American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery


  • APMA – Expert Columnist

  • NYSPMA – New York State Podiatric Medical Association


  • Executive Board member of NYSPMA