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Meet the Doctor


Zakee Shabazz is a native of New Orleans, LA. He attended Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, and received his Bachelor of Science in Biology, Pre-medicine in 1997. He attended New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) from 1997- 2001 and graduated cum laude. He also received many honors and awards, and he held numerous leadership positions such as sophomore class vice-president, junior class president, and senior class president.


After graduating from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in June 2001, Dr. Shabazz immediately entered a three-year podiatric medical and surgical residency (PM&S-36) at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, which is associated with Weil-Cornell Medical School. He achieved the distinctive rank of chief resident, during his last year of residency. The residency program emphasized extensive training in wound care, sports medicine, congenital foot deformities, foot/ankle trauma and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.

After completing his residency training in June 2004, Dr. Shabazz relocated to Los Angeles, CA, and began private practice in Marina Del Rey with Odyssey Medical Group from August 2004 through August 2006. Due to the desire of remaining academic, he was named assistant director of podiatric residency program at Hollywood-Presbyterian Hospital in Downtown LA from January 2005 through June 2006.


Dr. Shabazz relocated to Sterling, VA in Fall 2006, where he began work as an Associate Podiatrist with National Capital Foot and Ankle Center in Washington, DC, before establishing Fair Oaks Podiatry and Sports Medicine, P.C. in Fairfax, VA in 2009.


Dr. Shabazz is on staff at INOVA Fair Oaks, INOVA Fairfax, INOVA Mt. Vernon, Washington Hospital Center and Suburban, along with Fairfax Surgery Center, Northern Virginia Surgery Center at Fair Oaks Hospital, River Road Surgery Center, and Premiere Surgery Center in Washington, DC.


Dr. Shabazz has been an Attending Physician with INOVA Mt. Vernon and Fair Oaks Wound Healing Centers, since April 2009. He is able to provide the latest biomedical technologies to aid in swift healing to a variety of wounds, such as Diabetic ulcers, Venous and Arterial ulcers, Traumatic ulcers, Pressure ulcers, and Surgical ulcers affecting the lower extremity. Dr. Shabazz is Board Certified with American Board of Podiatric Surgery.


Dr. Shabazz is a member of the following organizations:

Dr. Shabazz is married with 2 children (boy and girl). In his spare time, he enjoys fitness training, traveling, and cooking.