Dr. Tim Syperek is Jacksonville’s premier podiatrist at Coastal Podiatry’s Beach and Orange Park locations where he provides comprehensive care for all aspects of the lower leg and foot. Syperek combines preventative options with surgical solutions. He is one of the leading experts in diabetic wound care. Currently, Dr. Syperek is 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 & Wound Care. He is involved in several multi-site clinical studies focusing on diabetic wound care and surgical intervention.