Michael Paula, DPM
Dr. Michael D. Paula grew up in Miami, Florida and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida. He later attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine where he served as the Class President and received multiple awards and scholarships. After completing his medical education in Manhattan, Dr. Paula returned to his hometown of Miami for residency training at Jackson South Medical Center, a division of Jackson Memorial Health System. He completed over 1,000 surgical procedures during his 3 year residency and eventually went on to become the Chief Resident.
Dr. Paula has experience in all surgical and non-surgical aspects of podiatric medicine. This includes acute and chronic lower extremity pathologies suc...
Currently Dr. Paula has joined Florida Foot & Ankle Associates and is in private practice located in the UHealth tower at the University of Miami Hospital. He is a patient-oriented individual offering exceptional communication and diagnostic skills. He speaks both English and Spanish. Dr. Paula is Board-Qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in foot and rearfoot/ankle reconstruction. He has multiple research publications and enjoys staying up to date on the latest advancements in podiatric medicine. Whether it be nonsurgical-conservative care or surgical intervention Dr. Paula is committed to providing his patients with a personalized treatment plan to fit their needs
Jackson South Medical Center/Jackson Memorial Hospital
(2018-2021) Medical and Surgical Residency Program PMSR/RRA
American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis
(2019) Comprehensive Course of Internal Fixation for Reconstructive Surgery and Trauma of the Foot and Ankle
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
(2018) Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
University of Florida
(2012) Bachelors of Science, Human Nutrition
Board Qualified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery: Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery.
Volunteer Faculty, University of Miami Hospital and Clinics
Chief Resident, Jackson South Medical Center Podiatric Residency Program (2020-2021)
Class President, New York College of Podiatric Medicine (2014-2018)
Pi Mu Delta, National Podiatry Service Society
APMA Education Foundation Scholarship recipient
NYCPM Pre-Clinical Special Merit Scholarship recipient