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This website was designed to help students understand the field of Podiatry and learn what it takes to become a podiatrist. It is a unique tool and was specifically created with the student in mind by a podiatrist, Adriana Strimbu, DPM. She has traveled this journey, having been in private practice for 19 years, and wants to help students discover their passion for the field of Podiatry. If you are a high school student, college student, or university student and know that you would like to go into the medical field, but are not sure which field, then this website is for you. Or maybe you are confused and don't know which way to go and what to do next. If so, this website is for you as well.
To find out more about the field of Podiatry and/or arrange for a podiatrist to speak at your school, use the Contact form or contact us at contactus@podiatristsmakeadifference.com
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  • Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States

Team


Dr. Adriana Strimbu, DPM

Podiatrist, Chair of Public Affairs Committee FPMA, Treasurer of Dade County Podiatric Medical Association

Dr. Felipe Peterson, DPM

3rd year resident at Larkin

Jana Hutchinson

1st year Podiatry Student at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Dr. Percy Nelson, DPM

Podiatrist, President of Miami Dade County Podiatric Medical Association, Chairman Component President Forum

Dr. Nick Coretti, DPM

Podiatrist, FL

Dr. Nancy Callixte, DPM

Podiatrist, Miramar, FL

Dr. Lucita Clearsaint, DPM

Podiatrist Miami, FL

Chelsea Ofili

4th year Podiatry Student at BUSGMS

Gabrila Garcia

Student at BUSGMS

Stephanie Rivera-Tavarez

1st year Podiatry Student at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Dr. Terence McDonald, DPM

Podiatrist, Pembroke Pines, FL

Dr. Daniela Farkas, DPM

Podiatrist, Hallandale Beach, FL

Dr. Liana Seldin, DPM

Podiatrist, Secretary for Miami Dade County Podiatry Medical Association

Dr. Jason Spektor, DPM

Podiatry Resident at JFK

Edgar Sy

4th year Podiatry student at Barry Univ. School of Podiatric Medicine

Podiatric Info


What is a Podiatrist?

A Podiatrist is a doctor that specializes in the evaluation and treatment of feet and ankles. Also known as a DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine).

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List of podiatry schools

There are nine podiatry schools in the U.S.

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Podiatry School Requirments

A minimum of three years or 90 semester hours of college credit from an accredited institution are needed in order to be able to apply to a podiatric medical school. Most students have a bachelor's degree at the time they enter a podiatric medical school.

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Interships/Mentorships/Shadowing Opportunities

Want to see what podiatrists do? Please sign up to shadow a doctor within the mentor network or any of our team doctors, or join a intership.

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Events


  • 11/5/2019 09:00 AM
  • inlet grove high school

Podiatry informational talk for the pre med club

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  • 10/18/2019 08:30 AM
  • Hialeah High School, Miami, FL

Presentation about podiatry field Presenters: Dr. Adriana Strimbu, DPM and Chelsea Ofili, PMS4

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  • 4/13/2019 10:00 AM
  • Nova Southeastern University East Campus, Southwest 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Podiatry as a career presentation, Presenter: Dr. Adriana Strimbu, DPM

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  • 4/10/2019 07:00 AM
  • St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Pre Med Club podiatry presentation, Presenters: Dr. Terence McDonald, DPM & Dr. Pena, DPM

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  • 4/1/2019 01:30 PM
  • Boyd Anderson High School

Presenter: Dr. Felipe Peterson, DPM

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  • 3/14/2019 03:30 PM - 3/14/2019 06:00 PM
  • Nova Southeastern University East Campus, Southwest 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Presenter: Dr. Adriana Strimbu, DPM & AACPM

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  • 1/31/2019 04:30 PM - 1/31/2019 06:00 PM
  • Nova Southeastern University East Campus, Southwest 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Presenter: Dr. Adriana Strimbu, DPM

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