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Amberly C. Paradoa, DPM, FACFAS

In practice since 2004


Certified in Foot Surgery

Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery®

Certified with American Professional Wound Care Association

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION:
  • Indian River Medical Center — July 2005 to Present
  • Panel Physician at Indian River Medical Center, Wound Healing Center — July 2005 to Present

  • Sebastian River Medical Center — May 2005 to Present
  • Panel Physician at Sebastian River Medical Center, Wound Care Center—May 2005 to Present

  • HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehab Hospital — July 2005 to Present

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION:
  • Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy & Sports Injuries Course Naples, FL—2012
  • Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Course Rosemont, IL—2011
  • Wright Medical — Advanced Reconstructive Skills in the Foot & Ankle Miami, FL—2009
  • Board Certified
    •   ABPS – Rearfoot Reconstruction and Ankle Surgery Certification – 2010
    •   ABPS- Foot Surgery Certification-2008
  • Ilizarov Traumatology and Reconstruction Fellowship—Kurgan, Russia — March 2004 to May 2004
    •   Advanced surgical training in deformity correction and traumatology of the lower extremity utilizing the Ilizarov methodology
  • Palmetto General Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency — Miami, FL—July 2001 to June 2004
    •   Three year surgical residency program
    •   Third year includes fellowship in advanced rearfoot reconstruction.
        • Rotations Include:
        • – Advanced Ilizarov Training (Dr. George Vito)
        • – Peripheral Nerve Surgery (Dr. Kinmon)
        • – Advanced Rearfoot Reconstruction (Dr. Miller/Dr. Perler)
        • – Chief Podiatric Resident—In charge of lectures, surgeries and continuing education for junior residents
    •   High volume lower extremity trauma including vast experience in external fixation
    •   High volume elective forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction
    •   Perform monthly lectures to interns and family practice residents on lower extremity pathologies
    •   Chief Resident on the FDA study of the Buechel-Pappas Total Ankle Joint Replacement
    •   Provide lectures to surrounding Podiatric Surgical Residencies on techniques of external fixation and lower extremity trauma
    •   National Boards of Podiatric Medical Examiners, Part III, December 2002
    •   Board Qualified—Rearfoot Reconstruction and Foot Surgery, June 2003
    •   Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project—Merida, Medica July 2001 to Present
      • – Primary residency program involved in the project
      • – Bi-monthly trips to Merida, Mexico
      • – Perform surgery on pediatric patients with numerous types of lower extremity deformities such as: Spastic Equinus, Talipes Equino Varus, Metatarsus Adductus, Pes Plano Valgus, non-unions, congenital/acquired deformities.
      • – Provide clinical services to the indigent children of the Yucatan Peninsula and surrounding areas
    •   Taylor Spatial Frame External Fixation Training Course—San Antonio, Texas, June 2004 and Steamboat Springs, CO, January 2005
    •   Selected as Fellow for Advanced Training in Ilizarov Methodology—Kurgan, Russia, April 2004
    •   Ilizarov Course “RISC-RTO”—Kurgan, Russia, October, 2003
    •   Basic Ilizarov Techniques Course—Marina Del Rey, California, November 2002
EDUCATION/ CERTIFICATION:
  • Barry University — Miami Shores, Florida

  • School of Graduate Medical Sciences, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, May 2001 with Honors

  • National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Part I, July 1999

  • National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Part II, March 2001

  • Ossatron Shockwave Certification 2003

  • Honors, Accomplishments and Activities:
    • – Podiatric Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.975/4.0 index
    • – Pi Delta Podiatric Honor Society
    • – Recipient of the Scholarship for Scholastic Achievement, 2001
    • – Recipient of the Dean’s Academic Scholarship, 1997 to 2001
    • – Recipient of the Student Leadership Scholarship, 1998 to 2001
    • – Recipient of Fund for Podiatric Medical Education, 1999 to 2001
    • – Recipient of the Clinical Podiatric Faculty Scholarship, 2000
    • – Recipient of the Dr. Marvin Steinberg Scholarship, 2000
    • – Academic Deans List
    • – Nominated to the President’s list for scholastic excellence, five semesters
    • – Elected Secretary for Florida Podiatric Medical Students’ Association, 1998 to 2001
    • – Teaching assistant for the Gross Anatomy Cadaver Lab


  • Barry University — Miami Shores, Florida

  • Masters of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences — December 1998

  • University of Central Florida — Orlando, Florida

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, May 1997
    • Kappa Delta Sorority — Fall 1993
VOLUNTEER HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCE:
  • We Care Program — Indian River County, Florida
    • Volunteer—2005 to Present
    • Providing free services to indigent patients of Indian River Country
  • Sebastian High School Health Screening — Sebastian, Florida
    • Volunteer—2006
    • Health Screening for High School Athletes
  • Hialeah Middle School — Miami, Florida
    • Volunteer—2001 to 2004
    • Provide foot screenings to the students and referrals when needed
  • Lamisil® Patient Screenings — Miami, Florida
    • Volunteer—2001 to 2004
    • Provide foot screenings to patients at their primary medical doctor’s office and discuss any needed treatments with their physician.
  • Diabetic Foot Screenings — Miami, Florida
    • Volunteer—2001 to 2004
    • Provide foot screenings and diabetic foot care instructions/referrals to patients recently diagnosed with diabetes
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:
  • Florida Keys Children’s Shelter—Key Largo, Florida
    • Volunteer—2005
    • Planning and executing fund-raising events to fund the continuation of the shelter
  • American Diabetes Association Walk-a-Thon—Miami, Florida
    • Volunteer—1998 to 2001
    • Assisted in finding sponsors to raise money for the ADA
  • Special Olympics—Orlando and Miami, Florida
    • Volunteer—1996 to 2001
    • Participated in the communities Special Olympics as an event guide to the athletes
MEMBERSHIP:
  • Board Member, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery — Elected 2016
  • Member, American Board of Podiatric Surgeons — 2001 to Present
  • Member, American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management — 2007 to Present
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons — 2001 to Present
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association — 2001 to Present
  • Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association — 2008 to Present
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery for Foot Surgery – 2008 to Present
  • Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery – 2010 to Present
PUBLICATIONS:
  • Correction of Adult Neurogenic Club Foot Using the Ilizarov External Fixator: A Report of Two Cases — American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2005 Annual Scientific Conference Poster Presention
  • Ankle Arthrodiastasis with Supartz Injections An Alternative to Arthrodesis: A report of 43 Patients — American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2004 Annual Scientific Conference Poster Presentation
  • The Buechel-Pappas Total Ankle Joint Replacement: Report on 57 cases — Update 2002 The proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Podiatry Institute. Chapter 53, pp. 310-319
  • Current Literature: “Possible Therapeutic Effects of Growth Hormone on Wound Healing in the Diabetic Patient” — Podiatry Quarterly Vol. 88, Number 1, January 1998 pp. 25-29
LECTURES:
  • Lecturer – Advanced Motion Therapautic – 2012
  • Lecturer — Nurse on Call Women’s Symposium: Common Foot and Ankle Disorders in Women — Vero Beach, Florida 2009
  • Lecturer — Wound Healing Center Lecture at Merrill Gardens and Indian River Estates — Vero Beach, Florida 2007
  • Lecturer — VNA Diabetes Seminar at McKee Gardens — Vero Beach, Florida 2007
  • Lecturer — 2007 SAM Seminar ACFAS Lecture Series—Calcaneal Fracture Treatment: the old and the new — Orlando, Florida 2007
  • Faculty — ACFAS Advanced External Fixation Course—Memphis, Tennessee 2005
  • Faculty and Lecturer — Bimalleolar Fractures & Bimalleolar Equivalent Fractures and Laboratory Faculty, Ace DePuy Symposia of Trauma Applications for the Foot and Ankle — Miami, Florida October 2004
  • Faculty and Lecturer — Smith & Nephew Foot and Ankle Ilizarov External Fixation Course—Miami, Florida October 2004
  • Advanced Osteogenesis for Fracture Healing (Exogen Ultrasound) ACFAS Foot and Ankle Applications of the Ilizarov Method — Memphis, Tennessee October 2003
  • Advanced Osteogenesis with Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields—Orthofix Physiostim Light Podiatry Institute—Foot and Ankle External Fixation Course — Atlanta, Georgia July 2003
  • Supartz Injections with Arthodiastasis of the Ankle Joint — Lecture prepared for Podiatry Institute External fixation course and for mass production by Smith Nephew — July 2003
  • Murphy Procedure for Spastic Equinus in Pediatric Patients — Palmetto General Hospital Experience in Merida, Mexico. CME credit course provided by Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project
  • Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Trauma — Annual Family Practice Residents Meeting—Nova Southeastern University — September 2002
  • Buechel-Pappas Total Ankle Replacement — Ongoing lectures given to several podiatric and orthopedic surgeons throughout the United States and abroad
  • Triplane Fractures and Fracture Management — Palmetto General Hospital, Miami VA Hospital
  • Metatarsus Adductus — Lecture given for residents at Presby St. Lukes Hospital, Denver — Colorado
  • Acutect® for the Detection of Deep Venous Thrombosis — Lecture given to residents at the Podiatry Institute of Miami Heart Hospital
  • Pediatric Orthopedics — Monthly lectures to interns and residents at Palmetto General Hospital
INTERESTS:
  • Fishing
  • Diving
  • Outdoor and Water Sports

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