Local Podiatrist Receives Top Guardian Angel Award

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 19, 2017 – Recognized by the patients he serves, Coastal Podiatry and Wound Care’s Podiatrist Dr. Timothy Syperek has been awarded St. Vincent’s Guardian Angel award.

The award is given to a provider who has gone “above and beyond” expectations, according to St. Vincent’s Health Care Foundation Guardian Angel Program.

“The Guardian Angel Program allows grateful patients, their families and friends the opportunity to support patient services and programs at St. Vincent’s HealthCare while recognizing the exemplary care received from a St. Vincent’s Guardian Angel health care provider,” said St. Vincent’s Guardian Angel Program’s President and Chief Development Officer Jane R. Lanier, CFRE, in the statement of appreciation accompanying the award.

Dr. Syperek received a guardian angel pin and a gift was presented in his honor to support the programs for children and families in the Jacksonville area.

Dr. Syperek provides comprehensive care for all aspects of the lower leg and foot at his Beaches and Orange Park Coastal Podiatry and Wound Care locations. He combines preventative options with surgical solutions and is an expert in diabetic wound care. Currently, Dr. Syperek is also Chief of Podiatry at St. Vincent’s Healthcare.

Dr. Syperek completed his training in podiatric orthopaedics and sports medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital and in pediatric and adult podiatric surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. Taking his studies overseas, Dr. Syperek completed a trauma fellowship in Russian Siberia’s Kurgan region.

While serving as an officer in the U.S. Army, and later in the civilian sector, Dr. Syperek helped to establish numerous multi-disciplinary diabetic limb salvage clinics. His international mission work includes helping to create a diabetic limb salvage clinic in Port Au Prince, Haiti, working with and teaching Haitian physicians and surgeons.

Stateside, Dr. Syperek has provided inpatient and outpatient pediatric and adult foot and ankle surgery services at several large multi-specialty hospitals. He served as chief of podiatry at the Army’s Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. before joining Coastal Podiatry and Wound Care. He is involved in several multi-site clinical studies focusing on diabetic wound care and surgical intervention.

For more details about Dr. Timothy Syperek’s services or to make an appointment, please visit http://podiatryjax.com or call (904) 265-0470. For more information and media inquiries, contact Lori Moonen at lmoonen@cspcjax.com.

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