Amberly C. Paradoa

Dr. Paradoa


DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA

In practice since 2004


Certified in Foot Surgery

Certified in Rearfoot Reconstruction and Ankle Surgery with the American Board of Podiatric 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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