Jose C. Rodriguez Portela, DPM, a Podiatrist with Caribbean Foot Clinic

Get to know Podiatrist Dr. Jose C. Rodriguez Portela, who serves patients in Puerto Rico.

A surgically trained podiatrist with over 18 years of solo practice experience, Dr. Rodriguez-Portela practices at Caribbean Foot Clinic in Vega Alta, and at Hospital Wilma N. Vazquez in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.

The team at Caribbean Foot Clinic believes that all patients deserve the highest quality medical care. This quality must include thorough communication between the physician and the patient, a caring and compassionate environment, and current, state-of-the-art treatments. They specialize in bunion and hammertoe surgery, heel pain, ingrown toenails, diabetic foot care, foot ulcers, and skin conditions affecting the foot, among other foot problems.

Regarding his educational background, Dr. Rodriguez-Portela earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 2000. He then went on to pursue a two-year comprehensive podiatric medicine and suergical residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, completing his training in 2002.

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of a variety of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. A podiatrist, also known as a podiatric physician or a foot and ankle surgeon, is a medical professional devoted to the treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. They can treat injuries and complications from ongoing health issues like diabetes.

On a more personal note, Dr. Rodriguez-Portela is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Learn More about Dr. Jose C. Rodriguez-Portela:
Through his findatopdoc profile, or through Caribbean Foot Clinic,

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