About

Our Practice

We specialize in providing the best podiatric care for residents living in South Florida, centrally located to service patients in the Palm Beach County area and beyond.

AT THE HEART OF OUR PRACTICE IS YOUR OVERALL HEALTH. FOOT AND ANKLE AILMENTS AFFECT THE HEALTH OF ONES ENTIRE PHYSIOLOGY. OUR GOAL IS TO HELP YOU MAINTAIN THE FITNESS OF YOUR FEET, AND THE WELLBEING OF YOUR BODY.

OUR RESIDENT DOCTOR, DESIREE GARZON, DPM, IS AMONG THE BEST SURGEONS IN THE AREA TO HELP DIAGNOSE AND TREAT ANY FOOT OR ANKLE AILMENT. WE SPECIALIZE IN TREATING PATIENTS OF ANY AGE RANGE, AND ANY FOOT OR ANKLE ISSUE.

WHETHER YOU ARE SUFFERING FROM AN ONGOING AILMENT, A DISEASE THAT PREDISPOSES YOU TO FOOT ISSUES, OR HAVE SUFFERED AN INJURY, WE WILL HELP YOU GET BACK ON YOUR FEET! WITH A FOCUS ON HEALING AND CONTINUED EDUCATION, COUNTY WIDE FOOT, ANKLE AND WOUND CARE WILL HELP YOU PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD.

OUR WEBSITE IS A TOOL TO HELP GUIDE YOU THROUGH OUR PRACTICE, OUR PHYSICIANS, AND OUR PHILOSOPHY. IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING FOOT AND ANKLE PROBLEMS, OR HAVE SUFFERED FOOT OR ANKLE TRAUMA, WE ARE HERE TO HELP GUIDE YOU TO HEALTHY RESTORATION AND MOBILITY AGAIN. WHILE OUR SITE SERVES AS A USEFUL TOOL, WE INVITE YOU TO CONTACT US DIRECTLY TO DISCUSS YOUR UNIQUE FOOT OR ANKLE ISSUES, AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT OUR BOYNTON BEACH or wellington OFFICE. OUR OFFICEs are OPEN FOR APPOINTMENTS MONDAY – FRIDAY: 9AM – 5PM. IF YOU ARE HAVING AN EMERGENCY, WE RECOMMEND CALLING NEAREST HOSPITAL OR URGENT CARE CENTER.

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The Doctors

Dr. Desiree Garzon, DPM, CWSP

A Florida native, Dr. Desiree Garzon received her Exercise Physiology Degree from Florida State University at Tallahassee. After attending Florida State University, she worked as a research assistant coordinating clinical trials while constructing protocols for ongoing medical studies. Dr. Garzon received her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the Barry University College of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, followed thereafter by a 3-year reconstructive foot & ankle residency at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach, FL.

Dr. Garzon has extensive training in Foot & Ankle Trauma and Reconstruction Surgery as well as Sclerotherapy for spider veins. Dr. Garzon has lectured for state and county conferences and has published several research articles in publications such as “Foot and Ankle Specialist” and “Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease”. She also served as chief resident at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach, FL. Dr. Garzon is a Board Qualified associate member of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons. Doctor Garzon is also a staff foot and ankle surgeon at Orthopedic Surgery Associates in Boynton Beach. Dr. Garzon maintains the highest levels of accreditation and consummately pursues continued education in the field of podiatry.

You can read Dr. Garzon’s research on “LATERAL ANKLE STABILIZATION: The Williams Procedure” here.

Dr. Karen Fischborn, DPM

Dr. Fischborn, a native of Bogota, Colombia, was raised in and calls Florida her permanent home. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Florida Atlantic University. She then received her Doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine in 2019 from Barry University, located in Miami Shores, Florida. During her time at Barry University, she participated in extensive medical research focused on wound care. Dr. Fischborn was trained on surgical techniques at Palmetto General Hospital, with a focus on foot and ankle trauma and elective procedures.

You can read Dr. Fischborn’s research on “Is PASH Syndrome a Biofilm Disease?” via this link.