Mission Statement

Our staff is committed to providing the finest podiatric care in a warm and friendly environment in order to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. Our goal is to help you feel better when you leave our office, than you did walking in.
We are specialists in the care of the foot and ankle. Our patients include infants, children, teenagers, adults and the geriatric population. Dr Sanginario spends quality time with each of their patients in order to better understand each individual patient’s foot care needs, and to recommend the best course of treatment. We work closely with primary care physicians and other specialists to ensure the most effective treatment plan.

Our doctors, medical assistants, and office personnel are all dedicated to providing our patients with the finest medical, surgical and rehabilitative treatments for the foot and ankle. Our growth in the community is a direct result of the caring and personal treatment we give our patients.

Dr. Alfred Sanginario

I also believe in giving back to my profession and giving back to my community. As result of this commitment I work part time at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center. As Assistant Clinical Professor at the Hospital I enjoy Medical and Surgical treatment of the patients and helping train future podiatric surgeons.

Additionally Hospital Affiliations at NY Methodist Hospital and The Brooklyn Hospital where I perform out patient surgery from my Bay Ridge office.

Dr. Sanginario was born and raised in Queens, NY. In 1996 he moved to Brooklyn with his wife Leilani and three children Helene, Isabelle, and Max. He graduated from the New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan campus where he received a bachelor of science. After working for two years in microbiology, he enrolled in the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. His residency training was in St. Albans and Brooklyn VA Medical Center. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and The American Board of Podiatric Medicine.


Dr. Sanginario »

Monday9 a.m. — 5 p.m. Wednesday12 noon — 7 p.m. Saturday8 a.m. — 1 p.m.

Dr. Wiqar Farooqi

Dr. Wiqar Farooqi joins Dr. Sanginario at Active Foot Care. Born and raised on Long Island, NY Dr. Farooqi has completed his bachelors from Stony Brook, NY and graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2011. He has complete a 3 year residency in Podiatric surgery from Bellevue and Woodhull Hospitals in NYC. He is currently board qualified for ABPM.

Post residency, Dr. Farooqi has worked for Albany Medical Center where he dealt closely with a diabetic population. He has recently relocated back to New York City. In his spare time, he is a violinist and currently plays with The Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra in Park Slope, Brooklyn.


Dr. Farooqi »

Tuesday10 a.m. — 6 p.m. Thursday8:30 a.m. — 4 p.m.