Specializing in the treatment of Foot and Ankle Disorders

Dr. Raffaella Pascarella

Raffaella Pascarella.

Post-Graduate Residency Training

  • Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA
  • Harvard Medical School, Clinical Fellow in Surgery


  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 2015
    Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Bachelor of Arts, 2009 
    College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Board Qualification, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

  • Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

Professional Organizations

  • Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association, 2018–Present
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, 2018–Present
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2015-Present

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Francis Hospital, Hartford CT


Dr. Pascarella grew up in Connecticut and graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester in 2005. She went on to receive her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in 2015. While there, she was an active member of the Sports Medicine Club where she served as a medical volunteer at the Special Olympics, the Broad Street Run, and Boston Marathon. She then completed a comprehensive 3-year surgical residency at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, MA where she received extensive training in deformity correction, trauma surgery of the foot and ankle, and diabetic limb salvage. During her residency, she served as chief resident as well as co-authored a number of publications. Her interests include ankle arthroscopy, trauma surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Pascarella is also active in resident education at St. Francis Hospital and remains passionate about volunteering in the community.