Physician Photo

Robert Joseph (Robert) Scardina, DPM

Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery (Podiatry), Part-time, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Scardina's practice includes evaluation and treatment of foot deformities and conditions, emphasizing patient & family participation when appropriate, with the goal of re-establishing a pain-free, active lifestyle for each patient.

Clinical Interests
Diabetic foot and ulcer treatment
Reconstructive foot surgery
Rheumatoid foot treatment
Foot orthotics and biomechanics
Podiatric sports medicine
Bunions and bunionettes
Morton's neuroma
Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
DPM, California College of Podiatric Medicine
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
Podiatric Surgery, American Board of Pod Ortho & Primary Pod Med
Podiatric Surgery, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Not Accepting New Patients


Dr. Scardina focuses on integrating new and innovative clinical treatment methods into his practice.


Scardina, RJ, Lee S. Chapter 88: Morton's Neuroma.Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier, 2008.

Scardina, RJ, Lee, S. Chapter 82: Corns. Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier, 2008.

Haas, Jl, Jernick, SL, Scardina, RJ, et al. Colonization of Skin by Helcococcus Kunzii: Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Washington, D.C., November, 1997; 35:(11)2759-2761.

Scardina, RJ, Wood, B. Chapter 31: Ankle and Foot Pain. Textbook of Rheumatology. Pennsylvania: W.B. Saunders, 1996.

Jupiter J, Scardina RJ. Orthopaedic Treatment of Common Injuries: The Foot. In: Noble J, ed. Textbook of General Medicine and Primary Care. Boston: Little Brown & Co.,1987: 261-74.

Scardina RJ. Diabetic Foot Problems: Assessment and Prevention. Clin Diabet. 1983;1:1-7.

In Memoriam: Robert E. Scully, MD

Robert E. Scully, MD, a giant in the field of pathology and a beloved member of the MGH family for more than 55 years, died Oct. 30 at the age of 91

Robert J. Scardina, DPM
One Hawthorne Place
Suite 114
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-2000