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Desiree Garzon, DPM

Board Qualified Foot & Ankle Specialist in Palm Beach County


Honors and Awards

  • Science and Management Symposium, Orlando, FL: Residency Forum Competition, 2nd Place, 2013
  • Barry University, School of Podiatric MedicineL: Dr. Marvin & Ruth Steinberg Scholarship, 2010
  • American Association of Women Podiatrists: Founder’s Scholarship, 2010
  • Darco International Inc.: APMA Education Foundation Scholarship, 2010
  • FPMSA, Barry University Leadership Award, 2008 – 2009
  • Dean’s List, Barry University, 2007 – 2011


Publications

  • “Bilateral Leg Ulcerations in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus Secondary to Lobular Panniculitis: A Case Study and Literature Review”.  Pending publication: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2014.
  • “Lateral Ankle Stabilization: The Williams’ Procedure”.  Toes in the Sand, Annual Podiatric Conference, Boynton Beach, FL, 2013.
  • “Back from the Brink of Amputation”.  Science and Management Symposium: Residency Forum, Orlando, FL, 2013.
  • “Bilateral Leg Ulcerations in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus Secondary to Lobular Panniculitis”.  ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference Poster Presentation, Orlando, FL, 2014.


Curriculum Vitae

BUSINESS ADDRESS:

  • 2828 South Seacrest Boulevard, #204, Boynton Beach, FL 33435
  • 1601 Clint Moore Road, Boca Raton, FL 33487

 

UNDERGRADUATE TRAINING:

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

B.S. in Exercise Physiology, with concentration

 in biology, chemistry and nutrition

2002 – 2006

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL:

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami Shores, FL

Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine 2007 – 2011

 

PODIATRIC MEDICINE AND SURGERY RESIDENCY:

Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, FL

Thirty-six month training program with focus on elective forefoot, rearfoot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle trauma, diabetic limb salvage and foot and ankle reconstructive surgery 2011 – 2014

 

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Boca Raton Community Hospital
  • Bethesda Memorial Hospital
  • Delray Medical Center

 

CERTIFICATION:

Board Qualified – National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Part I, II, III, passed 2013

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management, 2012 – present
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, 2007 – present
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association, 2007 – present
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2007 – present
  • American Association of Women Podiatrists, 2007 – present

 

POSITIONS HELD:

  • Barry University, School of Podiatric Medicine Class of 2011, Vice President, 2007 – 2011
  • Barry University, American Association for Women Podiatrist President, 2008 – 2009