Our Staff


Dr. Dawn K. Dryden

Dr. Dryden is a graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her surgical residency in foot and ankle surgery at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals in Cherry Hill, NJ. The program at Kennedy Memorial is affiliated with one of the country’s largest Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine teaching schools. Dr. Dryden has achieved board certification in foot surgery. She is on the medical staff of United Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Dryden is a member of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, the American Association for Women Podiatrists, the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management and has pursued specialized training in advanced wound care. She is a Board Member of the Western New York Division of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Dryden also provides services at the Podiatry Clinic at UMMC. Dr. Dryden is a native of Western New York and resides in Batavia, NY with her husband, son, and daughter.

Dr. Zerah Ali

Dr. Zerah Ali is a graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He began his podiatric studies in  (Toronto) Canada, where he obtained his Diploma in Chiropody ( foot specialist) at The Michener Institute of Applied Health  Sciences .   Dr. Ali has completed his surgical residency at Staten Island University Hospital, where he served with distinction as Chief Resident.  Dr. Ali is Board Certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is affiliated with the Rochester Regional Hosptial System, and perfoms surgical procedures at the UMMC location.  He proudly serves our Veterans at the New York State Nursing home for Veterans, in Batavia, NY.  He is  affiliated with Orleans Health System in Medina, NY,  where he is a Wound Care Specialist.  He was born on the island of Trinidad and Tobago but grew up in Toronto, Canada.  Dr. Ali is accepting new patients and is here to give the BEST comprehensive and cutting edge care for Batavia,  and its surrounding area.

Richard DiFilippo
Practice Manager

Heather Bisig


Tonya Lichti

Maddy Dedman