The Jackson South Medical Center Podiatry and Foot and ankle surgery residency program focuses on all subspecialties of Podiatric Medicine with an emphasis on foot & ankle trauma. From our large pool of competitive applicants from all of the nine podiatric schools of podiatric medicine nationwide, a single resident is selectively chosen to participate in a three-year PMSR/RRA. The podiatry program encompasses a highly structured surgical and didactic curriculum while affording a very high case volume. Residents receive their surgical training in cutting edge technique through board certified Podiatric faculty physicians as well as orthopedic, trauma, and vascular surgeons. Surgical emphasis is placed on all aspects of podiatric medicine including diabetic limb salvage, wound care, trauma and elective forefoot and rear foot reconstruction.

CPME Accredited: Yes
Residents or Fellows per year: Two
Duration: Three years
Postgraduate Training Required: No
U.S. Citizenship Required? No

Residents who have graduated our program in the last 10 years obtained faculty positions at:

  • The Paley Institute at St. Mary’s Medical Center

To apply to this program, please visit the CASPR/CRIP section of the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine.

Application Requirements

  • Must have graduated from a CPME accredited Podiatric Medical School
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Board Exam Requirements

  • Must pass Part I and Part II of the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners

Each resident will rotate through the following specialties:

  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgical subspecialty:
    • Vascular
    • Plastics
    • Orthopedic
  • Medical subspecialties, two of the following:
    • Dermatology
    • Neurology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Wound Care

The on-call schedule is divided evenly amongst the first and second year residents.

Teaching Facilities

  • Jackson South Medical Center
  • South Florida Ambulatory Surgical Center


Jaime Carbonell, DPM, FACFAS
Medical Director, Podiatry Residency Program
Phone: 305-251-2552

Melody Parnish
Phone: 305-256-5102