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How to apply

  • CASPR: 0535
  • CRIP: Section 1

How to Apply

Welcome from our Program Director

Our accredited, three-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery Residency Program at HCA Florida Westside Hospital exposes residents to all aspects of foot and ankle surgery with a volume of cases unmatched throughout South Florida.

Welcome Letter

Program overview

The HCA Florida Westside Hospital Podiatry Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery is a three-year, high-volume program with an emphasis on surgery (joint replacement, external fixation, arthroscopy, trauma, ankle, hindfoot and forefoot reconstruction), research and wound care.

Residents are responsible for taking all emergency room calls for pathology below the tibial tuberosity at HCA Florida Westside Hospital. Residents perform 1000+ surgical cases and 2,000+ surgical procedures along with 1500+ office encounters.

There are numerous weekly academics, sawbones workshops and cadaver labs. The program accepts three residents per year and is best suited for highly motivated, hard-working, independent physicians.

Curriculum and rotation schedule

Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.

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Our Program Director and staff

Our team is comprised of skilled experts with deep experience and knowledge from which residents and fellows can benefit.

Steven Spinner, DPM

Program Director

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Program details


  • PGY–1: $58,677
  • PGY–2: $60,455
  • PGY–3: $62,254

Mission statement

The HCA Florida Westside Hospital Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery Residency Program's mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders.

As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values and ideals.