Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle, including restorative and reconstructive surgery and wound management.


  • Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Surgical Residency-Healthone Presbyterian/St Lukes Hospital, Denver CO. High volume surgical residency.
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine-Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


  • Bachelors of Arts degree in Biology- Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Experience:

  • Private Practice Littleton Colorado 2000-Present
  • Private Practice Associate-Aurora, CO 1995-2000


  • Naftulin, K.A. et.al., Osteoarthropathy vs osteomyelitis: Can MRI help? JAPMA 86(4):164,1996
  • Naftulin, K.A., et.al. Bilateral Calcanectomy in the Management of Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis, JAPMA 87(3):141,1997.

Additional Professional Activities:

  • Clinical Faculty Healthone Surgical Residency Program
  • Certified Extra-corporeal Shock-Wave Therapy
  • Certified Pulsed dye Laser
  • Workers Compensation Accreditation

Professional Memberships

  • Colorado and American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Board Certified American Board Podiatric Surgeons
  • Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Healthone Hospitals and Surgical Centers
  • Porter/Littleton hospitals

Dr Naftulin resides in Littleton Colorado with his wife, two children, Labrador Retriever, and puppy Great Pyrenees. He is active in hiking, rock-climbing, skiing, fly fishing, running, golfing, gardening, and boating. He has climbed almost every 14,000 foot peak in Colorado and many other 12 and 13,000 foot peaks.