Our Doctors


Dr. Sean L. Kaufman, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Dr. Sean Kaufman is a podiatric surgeon dually certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is on staff at St Barnabas Medical Center, Trinitas Hospital, Rahway Hospital, Bayonne Medical Center, Hoboken Medical Center and several surgery centers in the local area.

Dr. Kaufman has been in private practice since finishing his surgical training at Jamaica Hospital, NY in 2001. He feels his hands on personalized approach to patient care sets him apart.

Dr. Kaufman’s goal is to provide the highest quality of specialized care for problems of the foot and ankle. He will work with your primary care physician and other specialists to coordinate the best care for your feet. His practice philosophy is based upon providing good, honest, state-of-the-art professional care for each and every patient. Dr. Kaufman is committed to offering the latest and most effective technologies and procedures presently available to the podiatric profession.


Dr. Michael Rallatos, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Dr. Michael Rallatos graduated from Boston University, Cum Laude and entered the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. After graduating with his doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, he did a three year surgical residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey where he was the chief resident.

Dr. Rallatos is dedicated to giving his patients first-rate care and the utmost respect. His professionalism, compassion, and devotion towards his patients are what set him apart. He has worked diligently to establish a solid reputation for professionalism and care in the local community.

Dr. Rallatos is extensively trained in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. He is also on staff at St Barnabas Medical Center, Trinitas Hospital, Rahway Hospital, Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken Medical center and several surgical centers. Dr. Rallatos also teaches and trains residents in the area staying current with advances in podiatry.

Dr. Michael Rallatos is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.


Dr. Rico M. A. Visperas, D.P.M.

Dr. Rico M. A. Visperas was raised in Clifton, New Jersey and graduated cum laude from Kean
University. He attended the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey’s Masters of Biomedical
Science Program and graduated medical school from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr.
Visperas completed an intensive three-year surgical residency program at Englewood Hospital
and Medical Center with vast experience in management of complex foot and ankle

Dr. Visperas takes great pride in delivering first-class patient care. He believes that after each
visit, patients should feel well-educated, motivated, and involved throughout their treatment
process. Dr. Visperas keeps up-to-date in the latest advancements and state-of-the-art
technologies to optimize patient outcomes. His specialty interests include sports medicine,
reconstructive surgery, trauma, pediatrics, dermatology, wound care, and diabetic limb salvage.

In his free time, Dr. Visperas is an avid CrossFit Athlete and serves as an officer of the Little Falls Lodge
#264 of Free and Accepted Masons. He currently resides in Little Falls with his wife, Eva and son, Jack.


Dr. Kaitlin Dickert Gonzales D.P.M.

Dr. Kaitlin Dickert Gonzales believes in engaging with her patients, through kindness and respect, to provide individualized patient focused medicine. She partners with her patients to provide the highest level of timely care through integrated clinical practices, education, and compassion.

Dr. Gonzales graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey, Magna Cum Laude and went on to attend the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. During this time she was elected to the Honor Council, participated in medical mission work in Vicente Guerrero, Mexico, and was awarded the Dr. Sidney Solid Award for clinical excellence, research, and service. After completion of her doctorate she participated in a three year surgical residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, serving as chief resident during her third year.

Dr. Gonzales is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She has extensive surgical training in the management of foot and ankle problems having been actively involved in over 800 surgical procedures during her residency. She trained under the guidance of over fifty physicians, including Podiatric, Orthopedic and Plastic surgeons. Her education further extends to wound management, sports medicine, foot and ankle trauma, and diabetic foot care.

In her off time, Dr. Gonzales enjoys home improvement projects with her husband and she is an avid gardener.