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John F. Torregrosa, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM

91550 Overseas Hwy,Suite #107

Tavernier, Fl 33070

(305) 853-5151

13365 Overseas Hwy #101

Marathon, Fl 33050

(305) 853-5151

925 NE 30th Terrace, #102

Homestead, Fl 33033

(305) 247-1701

9165 Southwest 87th Avenue Miami, Fl 33176 - 2302

(305) 233-0011

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EDUCATION

 

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Barry University, Miami, Florida, 6/1996

 

~ Class President (1993)

~ Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Board Member (1993)

~ Lower Extremity Anatomy Teacher Assistant (1993)

~ Surgery Club (1992-1996)

 

Bachelor of Science

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 6/1992

 

 

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MEDICAL TRAINING

 

24 Month Podiatric Surgical Residency

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Aventura, Florida, 7/1999-6/2001

 

~ Training included extensive foot, ankle and lower leg surgery, multi-specialty Operating Room experience, and over 16 months of Emergency Room call

~ Over 900 procedures performed

 

24 Month Surgical Fellowship

Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinics, 7/1997-6/1999

 

~ Surgical and Clinical training under the guidance of Stanley Kalish, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

~ Over 500 procedures performed

 

12 Month Primary Podiatric Medical Residency

Cedars Medical Center, 7/1996-6/1997

~ Training included clinical and surgical podiatry, and general medicine and surgery rotations

 

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WORK EXPERIENCE

 

1/2009-Pres. Consultant for Biomet Trauma

~ Lecturing on surgical techniques and teaching training courses with the use of Biomet Trauma products to surgeons and Biomet Trauma employees, helping test and develop current and future surgical products, hosting surgeons in the OR and Clinic, publishing surgical protocols and case studies, creating educational videos for surgeons and company representatives in the US, PR, and BH

 

1/2007-Pres. South Florida International Orthopaedics

~ Orthopaedic group practice in Homestead and Coral Reef, Fl, performing a wide variety of Surgery of the foot, ankle, and lower leg while on staff in good standing at four area hospitals and one surgery center

 

2005-Pres. Good Health Clinic Volunteer

~ Providing free medical care for the underprivileged population of the Upper Florida Keys

 

5/2005-Pres. American Motorcyclist Association’s Asterisk Mobile Medical Team

~ On site doctor for professional motocross and supercross national championship series as a first responder for head to toe trauma, and lower leg and foot physician/surgeon for all of the professional racers at 7-10 races annually throughout the country

 

1/2004-Pres. Florida Ankle and Foot Institute

~ Private practice in Tavernier and Marathon, Fl, performing a wide variety of Surgery of the foot, ankle, and lower leg while on staff in good standing at four area hospitals and a surgery center

 

9/2014 Motocross des Nations Team USA Doctor

~ Doctor for Team USA for annual international professional motocross race in Riga, Latvia teams from 37 countries competing

 

6/2014 Biomet Trauma Representative Training

~ Lectured company representatives on Orthopedic Biologics including product information, and case examples demonstrating the application of these products in Warsaw, IN

 

2/2014 Biomet Trauma Representative Training

~ Lectured company representatives on Orthopedic Biologics including product information, and case examples demonstrating the application of these products in Warsaw, IN

 

9/2013 Biomet Trauma Representative Training

~ Lectured company representatives on Orthopedic Biologics including product information, and case examples demonstrating the application of these products in Warsaw, IN

 

4/2013 Biomet Doctor Hosting Program

~ Hosted Orthopedic Surgeon Foot and Ankle Specialist from England for      educational purposes shadowing me both in the Operating Room and the clinic at Homestead Hospital and Florida Foot and Ankle Institute in Homestead and Key Largo, FL

 

3/2013 Biomet Bone Healing Technologies Patient Educational Video

~ Starred in patient educational video created to educate patients on the purpose and proper use of external bone stimulators to be used by Biomet Trauma company representatives when dispensing bone stimulators nationally in Warsaw, IN

 

3/2013 Biomet Bone Healing Technologies Representative Training

~ Lectured, Trained, and Tested company representatives on External Bone Stimulators and optimal/appropriate interaction with physicians at Biomet Bone Healing Technologies headquarters in Parsippany, NJ

 

2/2013 Instructor for Biomet Trauma Foot Reconstruction Course

~ Faculty member- lectured and instructed 2 day course and workshop on trauma and reconstruction of the foot, ankle and lower leg to over 15 foot and ankle surgeons from across the country in Henderson, NV

 

7/2012 Biomet Bone Healing Technologies Representative Training

~ Lectured, Trained, and Tested company representatives on External Bone Stimulators and optimal/appropriate interaction with physicians at Biomet Bone Healing Technologies headquarters in Parsippany, NJ

 

6/2012 Product Evaluator for Biomet Trauma

~ Evaluation of multiple surgical implants in a cadaver lab to improve usability and indications at Biomet Trauma Division headquarters in Warsaw, IN

 

3/2011-4/2012 Consultant for Ascension Orthopedics

~ Lecturing on surgical techniques and the use of Ascension Orthopedic Products to surgeons and Ascension Orthopedic employees, helping test and develop current and future surgical products in the US

 

1/2006-12/2010 South Dade Orthopaedic Associates

~ Orthopaedic group practice in Homestead and Kendall, Fl, performing a wide variety of Surgery of the foot, ankle, and lower leg while on staff in good standing at four area hospitals and one surgery center

 

2/2010 Instructor for Biomet Trauma Foot Reconstruction Course

~ Lecturing on the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Repair Technique and instructing workshops on external and internal fixation for the collapsed foot to 40 national surgeons in Parsippany, NJ

 

12/2009 Instructor for Biomet Trauma Foot Reconstruction Course

~ Lecturing on the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Repair Technique and instructing workshops on external and internal fixation for the collapsed foot to 40 national surgeons in Parsippany, NJ

 

11/2008 Instructor for Biomet Trauma Ring Fixator Course

~ Instructing 25 physicians from Dade and Broward Counties on surgical

techniques for the application of ring fixators to the lower extremities

 

9/2007 Motocross des Nations Medical Team

~ Medical team for annual international professional motocross race in Budd’s Creek, Maryland with teams from 34 countries competing

 

9/2006 Arciero-Miller Racing Team Physician for the Baja 1000 Off-road Race

~ Team physician for the annual 1000 mile off-road race through the Baja Peninsula, Mexico for the Arciero-Miller Race team with drivers Ryan Arciero and Rick Johnson

 

7/2001-6/2003  Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists

~ Performed a wide variety of Surgery of the foot, ankle, and lower leg while on staff in good standing at three area hospitals

 

2000 Research/Data Collection

~ Gathering research data for scientific study comparing Enoxaparin to other methods of DVT prophylaxis in patients following hip replacement surgery

 

7/1997-6/1999    Atlanta Foot & Leg Clinics

~ Performed surgery on and treated private patients

 

7/1997-6/1999   Podiatrist for Beverly Manor Convalescent Center

~ Palliative care, wound care, and surgical intervention as necessary for the residents

 

7/1997-6/1999   Podiatrist for Goldencrest Assisted Living

~ Palliative care, wound care and surgical intervention as necessary for the residents

 

7/1997-6/1999   Podiatrist for People’s Personal Care Home

~ Palliative care, wound care and surgical intervention as necessary for the residents

 

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TITLES

 

12/2013-Pres. Vice-Chief of Surgery for Fishermen’s Hospital

    ~ Marathon, FL

 

4/2012-Pres. President of Physician Hospital Organization for Mariners Hospital

    ~ Tavernier, FL

 

8/2010-Pres. Examiner for the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary  Podiatric Medicine Re-certification Exam

    ~ Boston, MA

 

8/2010-Pres. Examiner for the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine Re-certification Exam

    ~ Orlando, FL

 

12/2007-2012 Chief of Surgery for Fishermen’s Hospital

    ~ Marathon, FL

 

6/2008 Field Tester for American Board of Podiatric Orthopaedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

    ~ Taking board questions to determine accuracy for future examinations

    ~ Chicago, IL

 

8/2005-12/2007 Vice-Chief of Surgery for Fishermen’s Hospital

    ~ Marathon, FL

 

7/2004-6/2006 Credentials Committee at Mariners Hospital

    ~ Tavernier, FL  

 

1/2005-12/2005 Board Member for Habitat for Humanity

    ~ Key Largo, FL

 

7/1996-6/1997 Adjunct Faculty, Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

    ~ Teaching third and fourth-year medical students in clinics and the classroom

    ~ Miami, Fl.

 

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PUBLICATIONS

 

Anterior Talo-Fibular, Calcaneo-Fibular, and Deltoid Ligament Rupture/Repair using DermaSpanTM Soft Tissue Graft

~ Sales publication for distribution by Biomet Trauma’s National Sales Force (12/2013)

 

Tibialis Anterior Rupture/Repair and Reinforcement Using DermaSpanTM Acellular Matrix

~ Sales publication for distribution by Biomet Trauma’s National Sales Force

 

Anterior Talofibular Ligament Rupture/Repair and Reinforcement Using DermaSpanTM Acellular Dermal Matrix

~ Sales publication for distribution by Biomet Trauma’s National Sales Force

 

Summer Feet: Summer painful and summer not

~ Published in the Health File Section of the Free Press, Key Largo, Fl (7/2012)

 

It’s OK, It’s Just an Ankle Sprain……

~ Published in the Health File Section of the Free Press, Key Largo, Fl (4/2012)

 

Surgical Technique: Calcaneal Reduction Frame

~Authored Surgical Protocol for Original technique developed as a new alternative for the treatment of Calcaneal Fractures, used as sales publication for distribution by Biomet Trauma’s National Sales Force

 

The Use of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Non-invasive Bone Stimulation in the Treatment of Fracture Non-unions: Minimally Displaced Open Fracture of the Distal Third of the Fibula

~ Sales publication for distribution by Biomet Trauma’s National Sales Force

 

The Use of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Non-invasive Bone Stimulation in the Treatment of Fracture Non-unions: Comminuted Fracture of the Distal Phalanx of the Hallux

~ Sales publication for distribution by Biomet Trauma’s National Sales Force

 

The Use of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Non-invasive Bone Stimulation in the Treatment of Fracture Non-unions: Segmented Atypical Intra-Articular Fracture Nonunion of the Distal Tibia and Fibula

~ Sales publication for distribution by Biomet Trauma’s National Sales Force

 

The Provisional Fixation TC-100 Plating System:  A New Surgical tool for Fracture Fixation

~ Published in the September/October 2001 issue of The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

~ Principal author

 

DVT Prophylaxis Status Post Hip Surgery:  A Comparison of Methods (untitled)

~ Research for paper prepared by Robert S. Ennis, M.D., F.A.A.O.S. for submission to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2000)

 

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PRESENTATIONS

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (7/2014)

~ Lectured on Orthopedic Biologics including product information, and case examples demonstrating the application of these products to area Foot and Ankle Surgeons in Indianapolis, IN

 

Georgia Podiatric Medical Association (2/2014)

~ Presented 3 lectures on Open Fractures, External Fixation, and 1st MPJ Fusion at the annual state medical association meeting, Atlanta, GA

 

National Biomet Sales Convention(7/2013)

~ Led Foot and Ankle Breakout Session teaching foot and ankle anatomy, overview of foot and ankle surgical techniques, the use of reconstructive and ankle Biomet surgical products, and how to interact with doctors at a Biomet Trauma national representative training course, Chicago, IL

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (12/2013)

~ Lectured on Orthopedic Biologics including product information, and case examples demonstrating the application of these products to area Foot and Ankle Surgeons in San Francisco, CA

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (11/2013)

~ Lectured on Implantable and External Bone Stimulation, New York, NY

 

National Biomet Sales Convention(7/2013)

~ Led Foot and Ankle Breakout Session teaching foot and ankle anatomy, overview of foot and ankle surgical techniques, the use of reconstructive and ankle Biomet surgical products, and how to interact with doctors to hundreds of national and international representatives at Biomet Trauma’s annual national convention, Orlando, FL

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (5/2013)

~ Lectured on Implantable and External Bone Stimulation, New York, NY

 

Henderson Foot and Ankle Symposium(2/2013)

~ Faculty member- lectured and instructed 2 day course and workshop on trauma and reconstruction of the foot, ankle and lower leg to over 15 foot and ankle surgeons from across the country, Henderson, NV

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (12/2012)

~ Lectured on Implantable and External Bone Stimulation, New York, NY

 

Shuffle to Buffalo Conference (9/2012)

~ Lectured on Complex Trauma of the Foot and Lower Leg, Internal and External Fixation, and the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Technique, demonstrating techniques and case studies, Buffalo, NY

 

International Conference and Exhibition on Orthopedics(8/2012)

~ Lectured on the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Reduction Technique to an International group of Orthopedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL

 

Biomet Bone Healing Technologies Representative Training(7/2012)

~ Lectured, Trained, and Tested company representatives on External Bone Stimulators and optimal/appropriate interaction with physicians, Parsippany, NJ

 

Miami Foot and Ankle Symposium(6/2012)

~ Faculty member- lectured and instructed 2 day course and workshop on trauma and reconstruction of the foot, ankle and lower leg to 25 foot and ankle surgeons from across the country, Miami, FL

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (3/2012)

~Lectured on Implantable and External Bone Stimulation, Seattle, WA

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (3/2012)

~Lectured on Implantable and External Bone Stimulation, Portland, Or

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (3/2012)

~Lectured on Complex Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery of the Ankle and Lower Leg, Calcaneo-tibial Nail, External Fixation Devices, and the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Repair Technique, San Antonio, TX

 

Guest Speaker at Coventry Workers Compensation Company Headquarters (10/2011)

~Lectured to adjusters on “Calcaneal Fractures: A Devastating Injury”, discussing alternative treatments and expectations for the adjusters and patients, Tampa, Fl

 

Caribbean Association of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Conference (10/2011)

~Lectured on Hallux Abducto Valgus to Orthopedic surgeons from throughout the Caribbean, Montego Bay, Jamaica

 

Shuffle to Buffalo Conference (9/2011)

~Lectured on Complex Trauma of the Foot and Lower Leg, Internal and External Fixation, and the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Technique, demonstrating techniques and case studies, Buffalo, NY

 

Shuffle to Buffalo Conference (9/2011)

~Lectured on Implantable and External Bone Stimulators, demonstrating indications and case studies, Buffalo, NY

 

Ascension Orthopedics Education Series (8/2011)

~Lectured on various plates, screws, 1st MP joint implant, Pyrosphere, Intramedullary Nail, and other surgical tools, Atlanta, GA

 

Ascension Orthopedics Education Series (8/2011)

~Lectured on Ascension’s 1st MPJ implants and how best to discuss them with doctors to company representatives, Key West, Fl

 

Ascension Orthopedics Education Series (5/2011)

~Lab instructor for workshop on Ascension Orthopedics’ Plates, Screws, 1st MP joint implant, Pyrosphere, Intramedullary Nail, and other Ascension Surgical Tools, Denver, Co

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (11/2010)

~Lectured on Bone Stimulation, Internal Fixation, Mini Ex-Fixes and other Biomet Tools, Orlando, Fl

 

Homestead Hospital Lecture Series (11/2010)

~Lectured for 1 CME for attendees on Proper Application of Posterior Splints, Proper Pin Care Management of External Fixation Devices, and Controversy in the use of NSAIDS during Fracture Management, Homestead, Fl

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (9/2010)

~Lectured to Gallagher Bassett Workers Compensation Insurance Company   adjusters on Bone Stimulation, External Fixation, Other Biomet Tools and Appropriate Ordering of MRI’s in Ankle Sprains, Miami, Fl

 

1st  Podiatric Symposium (8/2010)

~Lectured and directed workshop on Biomet External and Internal Fixation in Complex Trauma of the Foot and Lower Leg, Mini Ex-Fix’s: Fractures, Fusions, Brachymetatarsia, Mal-unions, and Non-unions, the Biodrive Cannulated Screw System, and the Forerunner Plating System, Caguas, Puerto Rico

 

Podiatry Institute National Meeting (4/2010)

~Lectured on Internal and External Bone Stimulation at the Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (2/2010)

~ Lectured on the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Technique, External Fixation Devices in Complex Trauma of the Lower Leg, & Bone Stimulators, Oakland, Ca

 

Biomet Trauma Surgical Stabilization and Fusion of the Collapsed Foot Forum (2/2010)

~ Faculty member- lectured and instructed 2 day course and workshop on trauma and reconstruction of the foot to 40 foot and ankle surgeons from across the country, Parsippany, NJ

 

Lecture and Workshop Westside Hospital (2/2010)

~ Lectured and directed workshop on Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Repair Technique, the Phoenix Calcaneo-Tibial Nail, and the Forerunner Plating System, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

 

Superbones Seminar (1/2010)

~ Lectured on the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Repair Technique and instructed surgeons in External Fixation workshop at conference with 300 attendees, Nassau, Bh

 

Biomet Trauma Surgical Stabilization and Fusion of the Collapsed Foot Forum (12/2009)

~ Faculty member- lectured and instructed 2 day course and workshop on trauma and reconstruction of the foot and ankle to 40 foot and ankle surgeons from across the country, Parsippany, NJ

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (11/2009)

~ Lectured and directed workshop on External and Internal Fixation in surgeries of the foot and lower leg to area surgeons, Tampa, Fl

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series (10/2009)

~ Lectured External and Internal Fixation in surgeries of the foot and lower leg to area surgeons, Orlando, Fl

 

Biomet Trauma Manufacturing Plant VIP Tour (9/2010)

~ Lectured on application of a variety of Biomet Trauma Devices including External Fixation, Internal Fixation, and Bone Stimulators, Parsippany, NJ

 

Lee County Podiatry Meeting (4/2009)

~Lectured on Internal and External Bone Stimulation to county doctors, Ft. Meyers, Fl

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series Westside Hospital (4/2009)

~ Lectured on the Torregrosa Calcaneal Fracture Technique, External Fixation Devices in Complex Trauma of the Lower Leg, & Bone Stimulators, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

 

Polk County Podiatry Meeting (3/2009)

~ Lectured on External and Internal Bone Stimulators, Lakeland, Fl

 

Biomet Trauma Education Series Mercy Hospital (3/2009)

~ Lectured on External Fixation Devices in Complex Trauma of the Lower Leg & Bone Stimulators to attending and residents, Miami, Fl

 

Superbones Seminar (1/2009)

~ Lectured on External Fixation Devices in Complex Trauma of the Lower Leg at conference with 300 attendees, Nassau, Bh

 

Workshop Instructor for Biomet Introduction to Hybrid Fixation Course (11/2008)

~ Instructed workshop on application of External Fixation Devices to 25 area surgeons during one day course and workshop, Hollywood, Fl

 

Guest Speaker-1stAnnual Dade County Podiatry Council Education Forum(12/2007)

~ Lectured on Mini External Fixation Devices, Miami, Fl

 

Guest Speaker-Mariners Hospital Lecture Series (2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005)

~Lectured to the community on common Foot  and Ankle Problems, Key Largo, Fl

 

Guest Speaker-Fishermen Hospital Lecture Series (2001, 2002, 2004, & 2006)

~Lectured to the community on common Foot  and Ankle Problems, Key Largo, Fl

 

Guest Speaker-Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine (4/2003)    

~ Surgery course lecture on ankle fractures to 3rd year students

 

Guest Speaker-National Post-Graduate Research Symposium  (4/2001)

~ Lectured on research comparing Osteofill ICM graft material to other methods of bone grafting

 

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LICENSES & CERTIFICATES

 

Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (9/2007)

Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (9/2007)

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine (9/2006)

 

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Basic Life Support Certificate (7/1996,7/1999,3/2009)

Advanced Trauma Life Support Certificate (10/2005, 1/2011)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (1996, 1999)

Controlled Substances Registration by the Drug Enforcement Administration (1997)

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State Board License by the Georgia State Board of Podiatry Examiners (9/1997)

National License by the Podiatric Medical Examination of States (9/1997)

~ Active in the State of Florida

 

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AWARDS RECEIVED

 

Outstanding Service Award

~ Awarded by the Miami Dade County Health Department in recognition of volunteer medical services provided at the Good Health Clinic in Key Largo, Fl

 

Presidents Award (6/1996)

~ In recognition of serving as class president

 

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COURSES

Ascension Orthopedics Education Series, Denver, Co (5/2011)

 

Tornier Total Ankle Replacement Course, Dallas, TX (1/2011)

 

Advanced Trauma Life Support Course, Washington D.C., B.C (1/2011)

 

Wright Medical External Fixation Workshop, San Diego, Ca (8/2008)

 

Hershey Surgical Board Review Course, Internet (4/2007)

 

Midwest Podiatry Conference Board Review Course, Chicago, IL (5/2006)

 

Advanced Trauma Life Support Course, Washington D.C., B.C (12/2005)

 

Arthroscopy Course, Chicago, IL (6/2001)

~ Arthroscopic Technique in all Lower Extremity Applications

 

Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy Course, Chicago, IL (6/2001)

~ Endoscopic Plantar Fascial Release Technique and Applications

 

Hershey Surgical Board Review Course, Atlantic City, NJ (4/2001)

 

Midwest Podiatry Conference Board Review Course, Chicago, IL (4/2001)

 

Ilizarov Course, Washington D.C. (11/2000)

~ Basic Ilizarov Methods for Military, High Velocity and Complex Trauma Applications

 

Barry University Combined Board Review Course, Orlando, FL (5/1999)

 

OEC Medical Systems Intra-operative X-Ray Imaging Course, Atlanta, GA (1/1999)

   

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SEMINARS

 

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Seminar, Orlando, Fl (2/2014)

Worker’s Compensation Convention, Orlando, Fl (8/2014)

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Seminar, Las Vegas, NV (2/2013)

Shuffle to Buffalo Conference (9/2012)

Worker’s Compensation Convention, Orlando, Fl (8/2012)

Shuffle to Buffalo Conference (9/2011)

Worker’s Compensation Convention, Orlando, Fl (8/2011)

Worker’s Compensation Convention, Orlando, Fl (8/2010)

Caribbean Association of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Conference (10/2011)

Podiatry Institute National Meeting, Atlanta, GA (4/2010)

Worker’s Compensation Convention, Orlando, Fl (8/2010)

Superbones Seminar, Nassau, BH (1/2010)

Superbones Seminar, Nassau, BH (1/2009)

Science and Management Seminar, Orlando, Fl (1/2007)

Worker’s Compensation Convention, Orlando, Fl (8/2006)

Science and Management Seminar, Orlando, Fl (1/2006)

Science and Management Seminar, Orlando, Fl (1/2005)

Science and Management Seminar, Orlando, Fl (1/2004)

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Seminar, Orlando, Fl (2/2003)

Science and Management Seminar, Orlando, Fl (1/2003)

National Post-Graduate Research Symposium, Chicago, IL (4/2001)

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Seminar, New Orleans, LA (2/2001)

Orthopaedic Trauma Seminar, Snowmass, CO (3/2000)

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Seminar, Miami, FL (2/2000)

The Podiatry Institute Post-Graduate Program,  Atlanta, GA (5/1999)

   

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics and Medicine

Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association

Active member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association

Active member of the Dade County Podiatric Medical Association

Active member of the American Diabetes Association Professional Section

 

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Active staff privileges at Jackson South Hospital, Miami, FL (2/2009-Pres.)

Active staff privileges at Homestead Hospital, Homestead, FL (8/2001-Pres.)

Active staff privileges at Mariners Hospital, Key Largo, FL (8/2001-Pres.)

Active staff privileges at Fishermen’s Hospital, Marathon, FL (8/2001-Pres.)

Surgical privileges at South Florida Surgery Center, Kendall, FL (5/2007-Pres.)

 

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INTERESTS

 

Motocross and Supercross,  mountain biking, road biking, running and exercise, kart racing, flying, boating, scuba diving, snowboarding, real estate

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LANGUAGES

 

   Fluent in English and Spanish

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REFERENCES

 

   Available upon request