Board Certified Podiatrist
Foot & Ankle Surgeon
CrossFit Level One Trainer
Dr. Rico Visperas
Dr. Rico Visperas takes pride in delivering the highest quality patient experience. His treatment philosophy centers on keeping patients actively involved, well-educated, highly motivated, and aware of all available treatment options to fit one’s lifestyle. He seeks to optimize patient outcomes by integrating traditional methodologies with the latest advancements all while providing first-class care.
Dr. Visperas, a Filipino-American, was raised in nearby Clifton, New Jersey. He graduated with honors from Kean University and earned his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.
Upon graduation, Dr. Visperas completed a comprehensive three-year surgical residency program at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (now Englewood Health). He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, trained in Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and a specialist in Bloodless Medicine. His clinical interests include: Sports & Performing Arts Medicine, Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Regenerative Medicine, Preventative Medicine, Wound Care, and Diabetic Limb Salvage.
Dr. Visperas firmly believes in promoting a healthy and active lifestyle to combat chronic diseases. He is a seasoned CrossFit Athlete and CrossFit Level One Trainer. While competing in the Doctor's Division of the "CrossFit Open," he ranked consecutively in the Top Ten in New Jersey and in the Top Fifty in the North East Region. He takes pride in being recognized as being one of New Jersey’s “Fittest Doctors” and hopes to use it as an inspiration for his own patients.
During his free time, Dr. Visperas enjoys playing an active role in the community. He was appointed to the Little Falls Senior Citizen Advisory Board and enjoys coaching youth sports for the Little Falls Athletic Club. In addition, he is a member of Little Falls Lodge #154 of Free and Accepted Masons.
Dr. Visperas and his wife, Eva Salierno Visperas, have been residents of Little Falls since his time in medical school. They have two sons, Jack and Dean.