Affiliated Foot and Ankle Center, LLP

4645 Highway 9 North Howell, NJ 07731



Podiatric Residency Program California College of Podiatric Medicine - November 1988 - October 1989
Preceptorship, Eric R. Hubbard, D.P.M. - Long Beach, California June 1987- October 1988
Senior Year Program at Los Angeles County
- University of Southern California Medical Center (U.S.C.) - Department of Orthopedics/Podiatry Section June 1986 - May 1987
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - September 1983 - May 1987
Rutgers University - Cook College, New Jersey - B.S. in Chemistry September 1978 - May 1983

Hospital Affiliations

Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Meridian Health System) Department of Orthopedics, Neptune, N.J.
Kimball Medical Center (Saint Barnabas Health Care Systems) Department of Surgery, Lakewood, N.J.
Ocean Medical Center and Shore Rehabilitation (Meridian Health System) Department of Orthopedics, Brick, N.J.
Jersey Shore Ambulatory Care Center (Meridian Health System), Neptune, N.J. Ocean Rehabilitation, Brick, N.J


New York State 1999-Present
New Jersey-2002-Present

Board Qualification

American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Board Certified Status 

Academic Appointments and Positions

Adjunct Faculty, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
Primary in development and implementation of Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine practice management course

Clinical Adjunct Professor Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Department of Surgery and Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine Certified Yoga Instructor (CYT-200 hours) – to complete March 2016 Albany University Men’s Lacrosse Team Podiatrist

Professional Credentials

Fellow, American Society of Podiatric Surgery
Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association
Associate, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (200 RYT)

Community Service/Awards/Recognition

Howell P.B.A. #228 Silver Card Service Award
Recipient, Wal*Mart/Sam Walton Community Business Leader Award
Founder of Miles of Smiles Birthday Club for underprivileged children and seniors
Honored as 150 Most Influential Podiatrist by Podiatry Management Magazine
Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies
2009 Podiatry Management Magazine Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award
Kenison Award, American Podiatric Medical Students’ Association
Howell Chamber of Commerce 2008 Volunteer of the Year
Inducted into Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine Hall of Fame Society 2011
American Podiatric Medical Association Meritorious Service Award 2012
Meritorious Service Award American Podiatric Medical Association 2013
President’s Award Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine 2013


Numerous articles in Podiatry Management Magazine, APMA News, PM News, The Journal of Medical Practice Management and other national podiatric publications (Reprints available upon request)
Ask the Experts specialist for American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management Author of the book 31 1/2 Essentials for Running Your Practice along with Dr. John Guiliana and Mark Terry (Greenbranch Publishing)
Two books pending and in the works


Dr. Hal Ornstein is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons Group, LLC; President of Podiatric Super Group Management, LLC; President of the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development, Managing Partner of Affiliated Foot and Ankle Center, LLP and Chairman of the Foundation of Podiatric Excellence and Growth. In addition, he is Consulting Editor for Podiatry Management Magazine and organizer of the four-year practice management course at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM), and served as Immediate Past Chairman of American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management (AAPPM). He is a Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies and on the board of the American Podiatric Medical Association Political Action Committee as well as serving as adjunct faculty at Temple, Scholl and Kent Podiatry Schools. He has given over 500 presentations internationally and has written, as well as having been interviewed for, over 300 articles on topics pertinent to practice, people and life management. He also serves as consultant for array of companies in the podiatry community.

He also serves on the Alumni Board of KSUCPM and in 2011, was inducted into the institution’s Hall of Fame. In 2009, he was honored to receive induction to the Podiatric Hall of Fame and received the Podiatry Management Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award. He is co-author of a multidisciplinary management text entitled 311/2 Essential Tips for Practice Management Success, a Greenbranch publication.

He dedicates his life to carrying out his personal mission statement; “Every Day is an Opportunity to Create and Share Miles of Smiles,” and works to help others alter their paradigm to demonstrate that “Life Just Gets Better” by encouraging definition and achievement of success. As such, Dr. Ornstein was very proud to create The Ornstein Family Foundation to drive his purpose in life, which is to give as much as he can, to as many as he can. This passion for others is driven through his love for yoga becoming a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher in 2016. Yoga, photography, family, his pets and people are his favorite hobbies.

Dr. Ornstein has been in private practice for over twenty-five years and currently serves as Medical Director of Affiliated Foot and Ankle Center, LLP with an office in Howell, New Jersey where he currently resides. He actively participates in local non-profit community run programs as well as national programs such as Yoga Gangsters, a Miami-based national non-profit organization whose mission is to empower youth by addressing the symptoms of trauma and poverty using the practice of yoga.