To be a Podiatry practice that attracts, treats, and retains the very best podiatry patients around. Our proactive approach helps us to develop and foster long lasting relationships with our patients through quality and comprehensive foot and ankle care.
Elite Tri-State Foot Care is committed to providing high quality podiatric medicine and surgery services in a beautiful state-of-the-art facility.
As a healthcare leader we partner with other medical groups and attend events within the communities we serve. We make continuing medical education a priority in order to better understand and put into practice cutting-edge treatments and techniques available for all types of injuries and conditions.
We are committed healthcare professionals with a goal of helping our patients resume their daily pursuits free of foot and ankle pain and discomfort.
We take a goal-oriented approach to healing. Whatever your goals might be we want to help you achieve them.
We’ll provide hands-on treatment in the office and education you can take home with you, enabling you to become an active participant in your treatment, recovery and foot/ankle health.
Our licensed podiatric physicians and surgeons have extensive clinical experience and a shared passion for helping our community stay healthy and active.
Alicia Attanasio, DPMPodiatric Physician and Surgeon
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Dr. Alicia Attanasio loves caring for her patients. She loves that challenge that podiatric medicine brings and she loves addressing her patient’s concerns. As a mother of 2, cancer survivor, and native Jersey girl there is nothing that can keep Dr. Alicia from achieving set goals. She brings her passion, zest for life and love of knowledge to every encounter, with every patient. Dr. Alicia believes in establishing a trusting relationship with her patients and working as a team to maintain your best personal health.
Dr. Attanasio specializes in all aspects of the foot and ankle, including: elective foot and ankle surgery, wound care, lower extremity dermatology, biomechanics, pediatrics, geriatrics, and sports medicine. Dr. Alicia completed her doctorate at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in Manhattan. Following her education, she completed a 3-year foot and ankle surgical residency program at NYU Hospital Center, Brooklyn campus, serving as chief resident in her senior year. She also attended the prestigious Bako dermatopathology mini-fellowship in Atlanta to add to her credentials.
Dr. Alicia Attanasio is the co-founder of Elite Tri-State Foot Care, PC alongside her husband, fellow podiatrist and business partner Dr. Ilya Shnitser.
Ilya Shnitser, DPMPodiatric Physician and Surgeon
Dr. Ilya Shnitser has always been passionate about helping others. After immigrating to the United States from Russia with his whole family at the age of ten, Dr. Shnitser found a calling towards podiatry after watching his grandmother battle the consequences of Type II Diabetes. Dr. Shnitser has always believed that people should have access to quality and compassionate healthcare no matter their background. Dr. Shnitser is bilingual, speaking both English and Russian. Having worked in a large city hospital setting alongside a variety of high-risk patients, Dr. Shnitser is especially talented at identifying “at risk” patients and getting them set on a reasonable and beneficial treatment plan.
Dr. Shnitser specializes in all aspects of the foot and ankle, including: elective foot and ankle surgery, wound care, lower extremity dermatology, biomechanics, pediatrics, geriatrics, and sports medicine. Dr. Shnitser completed his doctorate at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in Manhattan. Following his education, he completed a 3-year foot and ankle surgical residency program at Coney Island Hospital Center in Brooklyn, serving as chief resident in his senior year. He also attended the prestigious Bako dermatopathology mini-fellowship in Atlanta to add to his credentials.
Dr. Ilya Shnitser is the co-founder of Elite Tri-State Foot Care, PC alongside his wife, fellow podiatrist and business partner Dr. Alicia Attanasio.
Islam Abbassi, DPMPodiatric Physician and Surgeon
Dr. Islam Abbassi loves health care for the platform it provides to be in the service of others. He is grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact on patients' lives. Dr. Abbassi was born and raised in North Jersey where he has always been involved in volunteer work revolving around youth and fundraising activities. Being the oldest of seven siblings, Dr. Abbassi understands that each person is unique, requiring treatment plans that are not only effective but also practical to fit their individual needs. He believes listening and attention to detail are fundamental to formulating diagnoses with effective treatment plans. Dr. Abbassi specializes in all aspects of the foot and ankle, including: elective foot and ankle surgery, wound care, lower extremity dermatology, biomechanics, pediatrics, geriatrics, and sports medicine. He completed his doctorate at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in Manhattan. Following his education, Dr. Abbassi completed a 3-year foot and ankle surgical residency program at the Veterans Health Hospital in East Orange serving as the chief resident in his senior year. During his 3-year residency, he rotated at affiliated hospitals including Community Medical center in Toms River and Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. Dr. Abbassi routinely reads the most recent and relevant articles to better address his patients needs while continuously cementing his knowledge in true and tried treatment methods. In his free time, he loves to spend time with family and participate in community sports leagues.
Lauren Concodora, DPMPodiatric Physician and Wound Care Specialist
Dr. Concodora earned her Doctorate from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Following her education, Dr. Concodora completed a three-year residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at Crozer Keystone Health System, serving as Chief resident during her third year. Dr. Concodora is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. While a native of Maryland and a diehard Baltimore Ravens fan, Dr. Concodora has been enjoying the Jersey Shore for many years and happily relocated to the area with her family. Dr. Concodora is married and the mother of three young children. Dr. Concodora has extensive training in diabetic limb salvage, wound care, and treatment of lower extremity injuries. She is also trained in KeryFlex for nail restoration. While well trained in surgery, she promotes early and accurate diagnosis with conservative care. Dr. Concodora provides every patient with care focused on their individual needs. She promotes patients to actively participate in the management of their care and provides extensive patient education. You can expect the highest level of professionalism and quality of care during your visit with Dr. Concodora.
Tara BrownPractice Manager
Tara Brown is the Office Manager for Elite Tri-State Foot Care, PC. She has worked in the podiatry field since 2010 working both the front and back office of the practice. She serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.