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Anthony J. Garofalo, DPM, FABPM, PA-C

Anthony J. Garofalo, Associate Professor and Director for the Physician Assistant Program
Associate Professor

Director for the Physician Assistant Program
D.P.M., New York College of Podiatric Medicine
B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, Touro College
B.S. in Biology, Wagner College

Dr. Garofalo is a nationally board-certified physician assistant with 40 years of clinical experience with a concentration in orthopedics. He is currently the Chief Physician Assistant within the New York City Police Department assigned to the NYPD Medical Division. Additional clinical experience includes emergency, trauma, and occupational medicine with extensive clinical training in the areas of behavioral health and rheumatology/immunology.

With over 15 years of physician assistant educational experience, Dr. Garofalo has held previous academic appointments at major physician assistant programs, including academic coordinator and director for graduate and didactic studies. He has also held adjunct faculty positions at numerous PA programs, including faculty assignments in clinical anatomy, clinical physiology, physical diagnosis. Dr. Garofalo areas of interest in education include program and policy development, didactic and clinical remediation, and syllabi structure.

Board Certification

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
  • Fellow American Association of Surgical Physician Assistant (AASPA)
  • Fellow American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM)
  • Fellow American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA)
  • Fellow American College Foot/Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (ACFAOM)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA)
  • American Association Surgical Physician Assistants (AASPA)
  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)
  • Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiology (APAC)
  • NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
  • PA Foundation | Grant and Scholarship Application Reviewer
  • Pace University | Admissions, Curriculum, Advisory, and Professional Standards Committees
  • Brown University | Athletic Leadership Council