MaryEllen Brucato

Our office only succeeds when we meet and exceed the expectations of our patients. We have a passion for excellence and endeavor to set and deliver the highest standards of service, value, integrity and fairness. We celebrate the diversity and power of people, ideas and cultures. We respect and enrich the communities in which we do business. We feel a sense of responsibility to lead by examples of creativity, enthusiasm, and loyalty to our patients.

Immediately after college, Dr. Brucato attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. While there, she volunteered for many races in the medical tent with the sports medicine club. She also became the President of the American Association for Women Podiatrists Student Chapter. Additionally, she served as the TUSPM student representative to the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society.

From 2010 to 2013, Dr. Brucato completed her Podiatric Surgery Residency at Morristown Medical Center. This included extensive surgical training in all major areas of the foot and ankle including elective forefoot, rearfoot reconstruction, diabetic foot infections/amputations, trauma, and plastic surgery techniques. She completed rotations in virtually all aspects of medicine including rotations in the emergency department, internal medicine, and vascular medicine. During residency, Dr. Brucato completed multiple research projects and publications including being honored to present her research at the national meeting of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons.

In 2011, one of her research posters achieved a Finalist Award at the Atlantic Health Research Day out of hundreds of posters.

Since joining New Jersey Foot & Ankle Centers, Dr. Brucato remains active in research and academics. She lectures across the country on a variety of topics relating to foot and ankle surgery. She holds an attending position position at Morristown Medical Center where she is able to teach the residents clinically as well as academically. She also serves as the Clinical Research Coordinator for the Podiatric Surgery Residency Program there. Dr. Brucato has experience in treating a variety of different types of patients including athletes, pediatric patients, and diabetics. She is extremely knowledgeable in many new technological advances and procedures in the foot and ankle field and is certified in foot and ankle arthroscopy. Although Dr.Brucato is surgically trained, she is conservatively minded, and only recommends surgery as a last resort.