Dr. Cherise M. Dyal earned her B.A. degree with honors from Harvard University in 1985. She then attended Yale University School of Medicine where she graduated and was commissioned into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in 1989. Dr. Dyal completed her Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian’s New York Orthopedic Hospital in 1994 and her Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in 1995. She was an Attending of Orthopedic Surgery and Chief of the Foot and Ankle Division in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center until 2000 when she joined Advanced Orthopaedic Assoiciates. She has been named one of “America’s Top Orthopedists” and recognized in Castle Connolly Guide to “How to Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Area” in the Field of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Dyal is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and is also Board Certified in Obesity Medicine.