Official Podiatrists
of Marist Athletics

Highest Quality
Foot Care Since 1973

  • Here we Grow Again! September 2017

    Sims & Associates Podiatry is proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Taras Vysotskyy, DPM

    He will be accepting NEW and Established patients in our Pleasant Valley, Poughkeepsie and Fishkill Offices.

    Dr. Taras Vysotskyy was raised in Western Ukraine and came to the United States in 2000. Prior to his medical training, he attended SUNY Farmingdale graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Industrial Technology. Subsequently, he attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York City and graduated with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) in May 2014. He then completed his three-year residency at Northport Veteran Administration (VA) Medical Center in New York.

    In his third year of residency, he earned the distinction of Chief Resident at Northport VA Medical Center. During his residency training in hospital based care, and both inpatient and outpatient surgery, he treated thousands of patients in one of the busiest hospital based clinics in New York State. This experience refined his skills in limb salvage, forefoot and rear foot reconstruction, ankle arthroscopy, minor trauma, plastic reconstructive procedures, management of complex fractures and all aspects of foot and ankle treatment.

Sims and Associates Podiatry is the longest active podiatry practice in Dutchess County, New York. Dr. Lewis J Sims, DPM started practicing podiatry in 1973 and has always provided the highest quality foot care with compassion and professionalism to all his patients. Because of Dr. Lewis J Sims’s commitment to his profession and patients, his reputation and practice, Sims and Associates Podiatry continued to grow. Today, the Sims and Associates practice has three podiatrists and three office locations. Dr. Lewis J Sims, his son Dr. Erik Sims and Dr. N. Mya Dubal are all board certified podiatrist with over 45 years experience practicing podiatry between them. Your comfort and satisfaction as a patient is of the utmost importance and is the driving force for the practice. As a podiatrist, diagnosing and treating a condition is only part of the task. Doing so with the compassion and professionalism that Sims Podiatry is what separates this practice from others. At Sims and Associates Podiatry we are confident that your expectations as a patient suffering from foot pain will be far exceeded. Our doctors and staff are all welcoming and friendly to be around. They are also highly qualified and trained so they can diagnose and treat your foot conditions with kindness and compassion. Whether you have a complex surgical case or a simple ingrown toenail, you will be treated professionally, promptly and compassionately by everyone at Sims and Associates Podiatry.

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Meet The Doctors

Sims and Associates Podiatry is a full service podiatry practice that can service all of your foot care needs. Our doctors and staff are dedicated to you, our patients and providing nothing but state-of-the-art podiatry care with compassion and the utmost professionalism. We have a dedicated staff that can help you with any questions or concerns. Many of our staff members have been with the practice for over ten years and some over twenty years so they are very well versed in any concerns you may have. Our Medical Assistants are certified in podiatric radiology and trained for vascular testing and diabetic shoegear.

Our office staff will be extremely helpful to you with any insurance and personal questions you may have.

About Our Offices
Our brand new, state of the art office in Poughkeepsie is conveniently located in the Medical Arts Pavilion at Mid Hudson Regional Hospital. Built in 2007, it is equipped with the latest digital x-ray, vascular testing and many other advanced medical technologies. Our Fishkill office is conveniently located on Main St. in downtown Fishkill with easy off-street parking that is only feet (no pun intended) from our door. Our Pleasant Valley office is located on Rt 44 in Pleasant Valley.  Also with easy off-street parking that is only feet from the front door.

About Our Doctors
Our doctors use the latest, evidence based medicine, treatment options including the newest surgical procedures and techniques to homeopathic supplements to treat neuropathy.

The treatment of diabetic foot ulcers is one area that we specialize in. Dr. Lewis Sims is board certified in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Wounds. He is also a fellow of the College of Certified Wound Specialists.

Dr. Erik Sims trained extensivly in the treatment of the most challenging and complex diabetic foot wounds. He uses the latest and most advanced modalities with or without surgical intervention to heal wounds and prevent limb loss.

Athletic foot injuries is another area that Doctors Lewis and Erik Sims specialize in. Dr. Lewis Sims has been a consulting podiatrist for Marist College Athletics for many years. He has treated and operated on several of the most recognized Marist Basketball players. Dr. Lewis Sims is a fellow in the College of Foot an Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine.

Dr. Erik Sims is Board Certified in Foot Surgery, Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery.

Make An Appointment

  • Poughkeepsie: 845.471.2243

  • Fishkill: 845.897.2735

  • Pleasant Valley: 845.723.4857