Board Certified Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgeon  

Dr. Julio C. Ortiz

Education        Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences, Miami Shores, FL
                              Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, May 2004

                              Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 
                              Bachelor of Sciences in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training May 2000

Work                 Certified Foot & Ankle Specialist, P.L.
Experience      Boynton Beach / West Palm Beach, FL
                              Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon, September 2012 - present
                              - Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery
                              - Treatment of work & sports related injuries
                              - Surgical & Non-surgical treatment of common Foot & Ankle ailments

                              South Florida Foot & Ankle Centers
                              Royal Palm Beach / Lake Worth,  FL
                              Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon, July 2007 – August 2012
                              - Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery
                              - Chronic wound management and care

Residency        JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL
Training           Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency Training Program (PM&S 36)
                             Chief Resident, July 2006 – June 2007
                            - Participate and assist in majority of reconstructive rearfoot & ankle surgery
                            - Arrange educational lectures and presentations
                            JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL
                            Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency Training Program (PM&S 36)
                            Junior Resident, July 2004 – June 2006
                            - Participate and assist in primary surgical & reconstructive forefoot procedures
                            - Clinical rotations through varied surgical and medical services
                            - Continuity clinical experience in offices – pre / post operative care, routine care

Specialty         Reconstruction of Lower Extremity Trauma 
Training          Reconstruction of the Foot & Ankle Deformity
                           Ankle Arthroscopy
                           Sports Medicine
                           Total Ankle Joint Replacement 
                           - Wright Medical Inbone
                           -  STAR (Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement)

Hospital          JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL
Affiliations    Bethesda Medical Center, Boynton Beach, FL
Academic       Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, FL
Affiliations       - Externship Director
                               July 2010 - Present

                            JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL
                              -  Teaching Attending

                            DVA – Miami VA, Miami, FL
                               - Teaching Attending
                                 July 2007 - July 2012

                           Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami Shores, FL
                                - Adjunct Clinical Faculty Professor
                                  April 2011 - Present    

                           Western University College of Podiatric Medicine, Pomona, CA
                              - Adjunct Clinical Faculty Professor
                                March 2012 - Present    

                          Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Kent, OH
                             - Adjunct Clinical Professor
                                 April 2013 - Present

Lectures         2011 Surgical Skills Foot & Ankle Masters Course Instructor
                            March 5, 2011
                            M.A.R.C. Center (Miami, FL)

                           2012 Arthrex Foot & Ankle Course Instructor
                           March 24, 2012
                           M.A.R.C. Center (Miami, FL)

                           Smith & Nephew Tailor Spacial Frame Course Instructor
                           October 22, 2011
                           Lecture:  “Use of Tailor Spacial Frame for Deformity Correction”
                           Lecture:  “Use of Tailor Spacial Frame for Complex Foot & Ankle Trauma”
                            Arthrex Arthroscopy Course Instructor
                          October 3, 2012
                            Naples, FL

                          Chronic Heel Pain: Differential Diagnosis & Treatment
                           JFK Medical Center Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (February 14, 2008)

Certification NBPME Boards Part 1 passed, July 2002
                            NBPME Boards Part II passed, March 2004
                            NBPME Boards Part III passed, June 2006
                            ABPS, Board Qualified in Foot Surgery, July 2007
                            ABPS, Board Qualified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, July 2007
                            ABPS, Board Certified in Foot Surgery, September 2012
                            ABPS, Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, September 2012
                            State of Florida Podiatric Physician License (License # PO 3258)
                            American Red Cross BLS certified, June 2000 – present
                            American Red Cross ACLS certified, July – present

Volunteer      Walk the Walk Worldwide Limb Salvage Organization
Activity            Co-Founder and Co-Director
                            - Providing medical supplies, surgical knowledge, and surgical corrective procedures                                  

                               in underprivileged areas of need.

                             American Red Cross
                             Physician Volunteer

Memberships  American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, January 2005 – present
and Activities  American Podiatric Medical Association,  July 2004 – present
                              Florida Podiatric Medical Association, July 2004 – present
                              American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, June 2001 – present
                              American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, (CEC) Community Education Committee
Languages      Fluent in both English and Spanish