3 years in practice
Dr. Deepika Ratnala
Her primary focus is providing individualized care to patients. She has keen interest in Sports Medicine, Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery, as well as elective cases such as Bunion & Hammertoe Correction. She emphasizes on preventive care regimens and providing patients with comprehensible education about managing their conditions and how to avoid progression. She exhausts all conservative treatment options prior to considering surgical intervention.
Dr. Deepika Ratnala was born in India and immigrated to the United States in 1999 at the age of 5. She spent majority of her childhood in New Jersey. She attended a magnet high school with a focus on health sciences which provided her with early practical exposure to the medical field. – She completed her Bachelor of Science at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL and went on to Podiatry school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science in Chicago, IL.
She completed her residency in Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle surgery in South Miami, FL specializing in trauma and helping the underserved community. During her education she received focused training in advanced wound care modalities, new reconstructive hardware and surgical techniques, alternative therapies such a PRP, hyaluronic acid therapy, stem cell therapy, and other innovative clinical treatments.
She underwent rigorous training in all aspects of podiatric medicine & surgery including trauma, reconstructive and plastic surgery techniques. She has published work in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery and has presented research at the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium.
During her free time you can find her on the beach, enjoying a meal at a local restaurant, traveling, and spending time outdoors. She frequently attends scientific conferences and stays up to date on medical research. She believes in leading a holistic lifestyle and applies that mindset towards treating patients daily.