New Jersey Podiatrists

The staff at Gentle Touch Foot Care in East Orange, NJ is dedicated to provide compassionate and effective foot and ankle health care. Please take a moment to meet our staff and read through the professional credentials and work experience of our podiatrists. Years of training and experience stand behind the care you receive in our office.


Dr. Bruce Theall

Dr. Bruce Theall DPM

Dr. Theall has been practicing podiatry in East Orange for 37 years. In addition to being Board Certified in foot and ankle surgery, he also specializes in biomechanics to restore proper function and alignment of the lower extremities.


Dr. Priscilla Seshie, DPM

Dr. Seshie attended Rutgers University, New Brunswick where she earned her bachelors degree with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish. She then earned her medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. After graduating medical school, Dr. Seshie completed a three year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Certification at Saint Michaels Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident during her final year. Throughout her years in residency, Dr. Seshie has had extensive and diverse training in foot and ankle surgery with a focus on diabetic foot care, limb salvage and trauma and has participated in foot screenings for the underserved. Dr. Seshie is a Diplomate and Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Office Staff

Diana Fassett - Pedorthist

Our Certified Pedorthist, Diana Fassett, is a highly trained clinician with many years' experience. Her expertise is complementary to, and fitsseamlessly with, the podiatric care you are receiving at Gentle Touch Foot Care.


Ilda Fernandes - Quality Control / Podiatric Medical Assistant

Ilda has been working with Dr.Theall for over 24 years. She is in charge of the office shoe fitting and dispensing program for our Diabetic patients and she is also in charge of clinical services


Vera L. Pais - Administrator and Director of Patient Relations

Vera has been with the office for almost 3 years working with Dr. Theall as an administrator and receptionist. She is responsible for carrying out patient needs, scheduling appointments in the office and hospital, insurance verifications and handles billing issues.


Sharise Friday - Podiatric Medical Assistant

Sharise has worked with Dr. Theall for over a 1 year and is here to assist our doctors when they are treating patients.


Genesis Romero - Podiatric Medical Assistant

Genesis has been working with Dr. Theall since March 2019 and is here to assist our doctors while treating patients.


Simone Perry - Podiatric Medical Assistant and Insurance Benefits Coordinator

Simone has been working with Dr. Theall since April 2019. She is here to assist the doctors while treating patients and also assists Vera in the front office.


Annelise Nassy - Certified Podiatric Medical Assistant

Annelise has been working with Dr. Theall for over 7 years and is here to assist the doctors while treating patients.


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