Your Doctors

All our professionals at Connecticut Foot Care Centers, LLC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.


Jeffrey S. Kahn, D.P.M.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Appointments
Rocky Hill:    860-563-1200
Middletown: 860-346-5226

Dr. Jeffrey S. Kahn, DPM was born in New Jersey and upon graduation from high school, attended Ohio State University to pursue a Bachelor's in Zoology.  While there Dr. Kahn was involved with KTE Fraternity. After graduation from OSU in 1973, he decided to switch from studying animals to people! Dr. Kahn graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1977. 

Dr. Kahn received his board certifications from the National Board of Podiatry Examiners in 1978 and the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in 1987. He belongs to the American Podiatric Practice Administration, the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association. 

Dr. Kahn has been heavily involved with podiatry in the state of Connecticut, serving as the President of Connecticut Foot Care Independent Practice Association from 1991-1999. As well, he was the President of Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association from 1989-1991 and also served as past vice president, treasurer, secretary, and board member. Locally, he served in the Hartford County Podiatric Medical Society as Past President, Vice President, Treasurer and Board Member. Dr. Kahn also served as the President and Chief Executive Office of Sovereign Management Services from 1998-2005. 

Dr. Kahn was named Podiatrist of the Year in 1991 by the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association and was listed in the "Who's Who in the East" in 1983-1984, 1985-1986, and 1986-1987. 

Dr. Kahn's hospital affiliations are Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT, Glastonbury Surgery Center in Glastonbury, CT, and St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. His specialties within the office are general practice, diabetic foot care, and heel pain. 

Dr. Kahn has been married for 45 years and has four children and seven grandchildren. He is a target shooter, marksman and certified NRA pistol instructor.  He also enjoys fishing.

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Richard E. Ehle, D.P.M.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Appointments
Bristol:  860-582-0747

Dr. Richard E. Ehle, DPM grew up right here in New Britain, and graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School. College took him to the University of Miami, where he graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology and a minor in chemistry. 

Now called the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Ehle received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in 1978. He completed his residency hours at the Lutheran Hospital in Baltimore, MD (January- December 1979) and Kern Hospital in Warren, MI (January- December 1980), where he served as the Chief Surgical Resident. 

Like Dr. Kahn, Dr. Ehle has been very involved in podiatric organizations across the state. He was the president of the Connecticut Independent Podiatry Practice Association from 1988-1997, the secretary of the Bristol Medical Provider Organization from 1993-1996, president of the Hartford County Podiatric Medical Society from 1990-1991, and treasurer of the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association from 1988-1989. He was named Podiatrist of the Year by Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association in 1993. 

Dr. Ehle is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (1986) and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot Surgeons. He belongs to the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association. His hospital affiliations include Bristol Hospital in Bristol, CT and the Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General (New Britain, CT) and Bradley Memorial (Southington, CT). Dr. Ehle's specialty in the practice is diabetic foot care and diabetic wound care. 

Dr. Ehle has been married for 16 years to Lisa, whom you may recognize as the Bristol location's office manager. They have seven children, ranging in ages from 39 to 26 and several cats. Two children are nurses and one has a Ph.D. Outside of work Dr. Ehle enjoys fishing and gardening. 

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Craig M. Kaufman, D.P.M.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Appointments
Newington:  860-665-9276
Kensington: 860-828-9455
Middletown: 860-346-5226

Dr. Craig M. Kaufman grew up in Brooklyn, NY (sometimes you'll hear the accent!) and graduated from Midwood High School. He attended Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY and graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Economics in 1994. While at BU, he was on the Dean's List and involved with Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity. 

Dr. Kaufman's heart, however, lay with medicine, and he attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, graduating with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1998. He was a member of Pi Delta National Honor Society from 1996-1998 and the Stirling Harford Honorary Anatomical Society from 1995-1998, serving as the organization's secretary from 1995-1996. 

Residency took Dr. Kaufman to the Kentucky Podiatric Residency Program, where he was a resident at the University of Louisville Hospital PSR 36 in Louisville, KY from 1998-2001. He served as the Chief Resident from 1999-2001. Dr. Kaufman was board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in 2006. His special interest in the field of podiatry is sports medicine. 

Dr. Kaufman is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association. His hospital affiliations are Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT, The Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General in New Britain, CT, and St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. 

Dr. Kaufman has been married 20 years and has two children, Drew, 14, and Hannah, 11. His wife Allison is an occupational therapist and works with specials needs students in Glastonbury. While not treating his patients, Dr. Kaufman likes to play basketball, volleyball (of which he plays on leagues), skiing, camping, hiking, and traveling. 

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Ayman M. Latif, D.P.M.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Appointments
Glastonbury:   860-633-6749
Middletown:    860-346-5226

Dr. Latif was born and raised in Egypt and graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Cairo University. He came to the United States and decided to pursue his dream of becoming a podiatric physician. In 2005 Dr. Latif graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine. 

Residency training took Dr. Latif to Hoboken New Jersey, where he completed his required hours at Hoboken University Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery. 

Dr. Latif's hospital affiliations include Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT and St. Francis/Mt.Sinai Hospital in Hartford, CT. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association. 

Dr. Latif is married to Neveen and they have two children, Anthony, and Justine. While not working towards bringing you your happiest feet, Dr. Latif likes to travel, fish, and swim. 

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Raffaella R. Pascarella, D.P.M.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Appointments
Bristol:            860-582-0747
Middletown:   860-346-5226

Dr. Raffaella R. Pascarella is our newest doctor in the practice, having joined Connecticut Foot Care Centers in 2018.

Dr. Pascarella grew up in Branford, and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden. She attended college at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a pre-medical concentration.

 

Dr. Pascarella received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in 2015. She completed her residency at Cambridge Health Alliance (Cambridge, MA), a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate,  and served as Chief Resident during her final year of residency.

 

Dr. Pascarella's hospital affiliations include Bristol Hospital in Bristol, CT, Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT and St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. She belongs to the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association.

 

Dr. Pascarella specializes in foot and ankle trauma, foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine.

 

Dr. Pascarella is thrilled to be back in Connecticut.  Outside of work Dr. Pascarella enjoys hiking, skiing, and is an avid Jeopardy! fan.

 

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