Dr. De Lucia earned his bachelor’s degree from New York University in Psychology and Pre-Med, and his medical degree in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York City. He is also a proud graduate of Archbishop Molloy High School.
After his undergraduate and graduate education, Dr. De Lucia’s medical education continued with a well-rounded Podiatric Residency consisting of both medical and surgical training at numerous hospitals, such as: North Shore University Hospitals (Forest Hills, Manhasset, & Southside Hospital), Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens.
His medical and surgical training consists of four years of advanced specialization in the medical and surgical care of conditions affecting the lower leg and foot, with a residency foundation based on an appreciation and applications of general medicine.
Throughout his training as well as currently, he participates in annual seminars, labs, and meetings held nationally in several areas of foot and ankle surgery including external ring fixation, diabetic limb salvage, pediatric foot and ankle surgery, biomechanics, lower extremity trauma, joint replacement surgery, internal fixation, ankle arthroscopy and microsurgery.
He is an associate of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons for reconstructive forefoot, hindfoot & ankle surgery.
He is a proud member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), and New York State Podiatric Medical Association (NYSPMA).
Dr. DeLucia has served as the New York State chapter president for the APMA Young Physician’s Division, as well as the President of the Queens Division of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. De Lucia is a New York City Police Department Honorary Police Surgeon, as well as a Police Surgeon of the New York State Fraternal Order of Police and the New York State Trooper’s Benevolent Association.
His interests extend to all areas of podiatric care, both medical and surgical for all ages of patients who require comprehensive and specialized care of the foot and ankle.
Dr. De Lucia is fluent in Italian and conversant in Spanish.
He holds hospital and medical facility appointments at the New York Presbyterian Queens Medical Center, Northwell Health System hospitals such as: North Shore University Hospitals of Forest Hills and Manhasset, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, LIJ Valley Stream Hospital, Southside Hospital in Bayshore, Winthrop University Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital.