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Department Chair and Program Director

Steven D. Vyce, DPM, FACFAS


Dr. Steven Vyce is a Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon practicing at Yale-New Haven Medical Center.

He is the Chairman of the Yale-New Haven Medical Center's Department of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, the Director of the Yale Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery Residency Program . He was appointed as an Associate Clinical Professor at Yale School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics in 2008 and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in 2022.

Dr. Vyce received his Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta, where he majored in Biotechnology, with a minor in Chemistry. He went on to receive his medical degree (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1996, graduating magna cum laude. He then completed his Podiatric Surgery Residency at University Hospital/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UH/UMDNJ) in Newark, NJ, which provided comprehensive podiatric surgical training with specialization in foot and ankle trauma and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. He served as the Chief Resident during his final year, graduating in 1999.

Following residency, Dr Vyce was appointed as a Clinical Instructor in Podiatric Surgery at University Hospital/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and began practicing as part of the University Doctors of NJ Med, the Faculty Practice of the NJ Medical School. He later started his own private practice in NY, and he maintained his clinical appointment at UH/UMDNJ through 2012.

In 2007, he left his private practice to accept appointments as the Chief Podiatric Surgeon for the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and the Associate Podiatric Surgery Residency Director of the Yale/VA Podiatric Surgery Residency Program. He then became the Residency Program Director in 2008 and has served in that role since.

Yale New Haven Hospital created the Department of Podiatric Surgery in 2013, and Dr Vyce was recruited to become its first Chairman and Chief, a position he remains in today. He is in practice at the St Raphael’s Campus of Yale New Haven Medical Center, he is the Director of the Yale-New Haven Foot and Ankle Surgeons group and he is a member of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Medical Board/ Medical Executive Committee.

Dr Vyce Is a Diplomat of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ABFAS), by which he is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and also in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. He is on the  ABFAS  Board Certification Credentials Review Committee annually.  He is an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), and has served on Expert Panels,  the Post Graduate Education Committee, Professional Relations Committee and Annual Scientific Conference Committee. He has served on the Board of Directors of the North East Podiatric Foundation, and is a founding member and on the Board of Directors of the Yale Foot & Ankle Society.

He is currently a Council member of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME), a member of CPME's Residency Review Committee, a member of the Collaborative Residency Evaluator Committee, and is an Administrative Board member of the AACPM Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH).

Dr Vyce has been a principal investigator or co-investigator in numerous research projects. His clinical specialties include foot and ankle biomechanics, reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle, foot and ankle trauma care and diabetic foot reconstruction. In practice, he believes in tailoring care for each person as an individual, providing treatment options and ample opportunity for his patients to participate in decisions about their care.

Steven Vyce, DPM, FACFAS
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Medical Orchard Building-SRC
330 Orchard St, Suite 207
New Haven, CT 06511
Ph: (203) 789-3443
Fx: (203) 867-5488

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