Dr. Julio Cesar Ortiz, DPM, FACFAS

Board Certified Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgeon


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


Certified Foot & Ankle Specialist, P.L.


Boca Raton / Boynton 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


JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL


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


Reconstruction of Lower Extremity Trauma


Reconstruction of the Foot & Ankle Deformity

Ankle Arthroscopy

Sports Medicine

Total Ankle Joint Replacement

– Wright Medical Inbone

–  STAR (Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement


JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL


Bethesda Medical Center, Boynton Beach, FL

Wellington Regional Medical Center, Boynton Beach, FL

Palms West Medical Center, Loxahatchee, FL


Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, FL

Affiliations      –

Externship Director

July 2010 – Present

DVA – Miami VA, Miami, FL

– Teaching Attending

July 2007 – Present

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


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 5 -6, 2012

Naples, FL


Heel Pain

: Differential Diagnosis & Treatment

JFK Medical Center Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (February 14, 2008)


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


Walk the Walk Worldwide Limb Salvage Organization


Co-Founder and Co-Director

– Providing medical supplies, surgical knowledge, and surgical corrective

procedures in underprivileged areas of need.

American Red Cross

Physician Volunteer


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


Fluent in both English and Spanish

Julio C. Ortiz, DPM, FACFAS

Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery

Certified Foot & Ankle Specialists, L.P.


Externship Director

Bethesda Memorial Hospital

Foot & Ankle Surgery

Residency Training Program