All our professionals at Galli Podiatric Foot and Ankle Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

Louis Galli D.P.M.

Dr. Louis Galli has been in private practice for over 30 years. He completed his Residency Training at North Lake Hospital in Chicago. He is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and The American Board of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Over his career Dr. Galli has been consultant to many Broadway Shows, Ballet Companies and Schools. He is the Foot and Ankle Specialist for the Radio City Rockettes. Dr. Galli has been actively involved with the training of Residents and Medical students for his entire career. He is a Clinical instructor in the Department of Orthopedics at Mount Sinai Hospital and The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Galli Specializes in Renconstructive Surgery, Dancers, Athletes and Children.


Dr. Castro

Dr. Diane M. Castro was born and raised in Massachusetts to Portuguese immigrant parents. As a result, she is fluent in English and Portuguese. She moved to New York City to attend New York University, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, while minoring in Chemistry.She earned her podiatric medical degree from The New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where she was valedictorian. Dr. Castro completed her podiatric surgical residency in Massachusetts at Cambridge Health Alliance, a teaching hospital of Harvard University; in her final year, she served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Castro is extensively trained in the treatment of a full spectrum of foot and ankle disorders, with an emphasis in flatfoot reconstruction, tendon injuries, fractures,bunions, hammertoes, sports and dance medicine. Dr. Castro is an active participant in seminars, labs, and lectures regarding foot and ankle pathologies.She is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). She is also a member of the American PodiatricMedical Association (APMA), and the New York State Podiatric Medical Association (NYSPMA).

Dr. Castro is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital of New York, NYU, and Beth Israel. She is also affiliated with The Fifth Avenue Surgery Center in Manhattan.