What Dr. Medina’s Patients Say
Dr. Marisel Medina is the best podiatrist in S. Florida. I have been a patient for many years and she takes care of me as if I were family! Dr. Medina takes her time and listens to my health concerns in order to provide the correct diagnosis. She really cares about her patients. I only wish there were more doctors like her. – Richie W.
About Dr. Medina
Dr. Marisel Medina is a Board-Certified podiatrist specializing in podiatric medicine. She excels in the evaluation, management, and treatment of patients with injuries and problems of the foot and ankle. This involves both surgical and nonsurgical care.
Dr. Medina received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She then attended Barry University, receiving her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 2003. While at Barry University/ she was the recipient of several awards for outstanding achievements in Biomechanics and Orthopaedics as well as in clinical evaluation. She was also involved in many organizations and volunteered much of her time to the local community, where she received various awards as well.
After successfully completing her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree/ Dr. Medina went on to excel in a comprehensive, hands-on, three-year surgical residency program at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, Florida. This program included an emphasis on trauma, sports medicine, diabetic limb salvage of the foot and ankle as well as complex adult reconstructive surgery of the hindfoot and ankle.
Dr. Medina has the honor of being chosen as the first female resident in the program and also served as a Chief Resident for two years in that capacity.
Dr. Medina continues to give back to the community serving as an attending physician at Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Florida as well as at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami1 Florida. She is also on staff at Outpatient Surgical Services in Plantation, Florida.
In an effort to continually increase her current base of scientific knowledge and surgical techniques as medicine advances, Dr. Medina constantly attends specialty seminars, conferences, and workshops around the country. Additionally, Dr. Medina lectures throughout the state to both Workers Compensation case managers and adjusters. Dr. Medina is certified by the Division of Workers Compensation, State of Florida. To this end, Dr. Medina has gained experience over the many years of her practice in the treatment of complex industrial and personal injuries as well as performing IME services and second opinions. Dr. Medina is fluent in Spanish and English and is well-positioned to care for the large Spanish-speaking population in our area.
In her free time, Dr. Medina enjoys a wide variety of sports including diving, yoga, cycling, and running. She also is actively involved with many local charities, performing volunteer work, and offering her time personally and professionally.
Dr. Medina is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Florida Podiatric Medical Association, and the Broward County Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Medina is a Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Specialties and Podiatry as well as Board-Certified in Primary Care Podiatric Medicine.