John F. Stanoch

FACFAS, FACFAOM

jhon_f_stanochDr. Stanoch is the founder and Director of Princeton Foot and Ankle Associates. He has been on staff at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro since 1980 and was the first surgical podiatrist to obtain operating room privileges. During his time on staff, Dr. Stanoch has served on a number of committees including the Biomedical Ethics Committee. For many years, he had served on the Medical Advisory Board of the Diabetic Treatment Center of the hospital. He also served many years in helping to plan the Annual Princeton Hospital Fete Run. He has lectured numerous times to the nursing staff, residents and patients.

Besides his hospital activities, Dr. Stanoch has been a consultant to the North Princeton Developmental Center, the Carrier Clinic and the Princeton Wellness Center in Montgomery. He has also taught walking classes at the West Windsor adult night school for many years. His Civic appointments include president of the Board of Health in Hightstown and a member of the Board of Health in West Windsor. Dr. Stanoch also served as a reviewer and consultant for a major medical malpractice insurance company.

Dr. Stanoch’s main interest has been in biomechanics as they relate to human locomotion. He has co-authored papers that were presented at the International Biomechanical Conferences. He had also developed algorithms to assess computerized gait analysis. He had also worked on the design of a great toe implant for the human foot.

After the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, Dr. Stanoch worked as a medical volunteer through October and November 2001. Here he helped treat foot injuries incurred by the rescue workers at the site. For his work there, he was chosen as “New Yorker of the Week” by NY 1 news in November of 2001.

Dr. Stanoch is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ.