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Kyle Kinmon, MS, DPM

Board Certified Reconstructive
Foot and Ankle Surgery

 

Dr. Kinmon is a 1995 cum laude Graduate of Florida State University in Biology and Pre Med.

Having become interested in Podiatry, Dr. Kinmon received a Masters Degree in Biomedical Sciences, and continued on to graduate at the top of his class from Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine. After externships at several hospitals, including Cambridge Hospital of Harvard University in Massachusetts, Dr. Kinmon chose a top level, foot and ankle surgical residency program at Palmetto General Hospital here in South Florida.

Dr. Kinmon developed a special interest in peripheral neuropathy and peripheral nerve surgery and spent  time with A. Lee Dellon, MD, a world-renowned peripheral nerve surgeon and professor of Neurological and Plastic Surgery at John’s Hopkins University in Baltimore on two occasions in the fall of 2002. There Dr. Kinmon was instructed on the most current, ground- breaking trends in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral nerve problems, including diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

 Dr. Kinmon trained in Pediatric foot and ankle surgery as a participant in the Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project. He has also completed further specialized training in foot surgery and ankle arthroscopy, external fixation techniques, and total ankle replacement surgery. Dr. Kinmon is a member of the American, Florida and Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Associations. He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rear Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Kinmon published an award-winning article on original research in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He has authored several additional publications as well, including an article on Pediatric Flat Foot for New Balance shoe company’s health line and has more research underway.

Dr. Kinmon lectures regularly and instructs residents in surgery at three area residency training programs. Dr. Kinmon emphasizes the importance of spending time with his patients, educating them on their conditions, realizing that a patient’s understanding of the problem is necessary for effective treatment.

While Dr. Kinmon uses surgery as a last resort, he always exhausts every effort to correct the problem with conservative treatment. In the vast majority of cases, surgery is not required, and the condition resolves with conservative treatment alone.

Kyle J. Kinmon, MS, DPM

 

Bunion Deformities    
Article written by Dr. Kinmon

New Optimism for Peripheral Neuropathy Patients    
Article written by Dr. Kinmon
 
Flat Feet - Can I Live With an Arch?
Article written by Dr. Kinmon for New Balance

HONORS AND AWARDS:

William J. Stickel Bronze Award, October 2000
National Recognition for Original Research in Podiatric Medicine
Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences
Pi Delta, National Podiatric Honor Society
Excellence in Clinical Science Award, Graduation, May 2000
Dr. Irving and Muriel Block Award for Excellence in Radiology
President's List 1996 - 2000
Dean's List 1997 - 1999
Herbert Feinberg Scholarship, Class High GPA, 1996 - 1997
Merit Scholarship, 1996 - 2000
Fund for Podiatric Medical Education Scholarship, 1998, 1999
FPME Region X Scholarship 1999 Florida State University
Golden Key National Honor Society
Alpha Epsilon Selta, Pre-Medical Honor Society

RESEARCH, PUBLICATIONS, LECTURES
"The Rouseau Stitch - A modification of the horizontal mattress technique"
Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, July/August 2003

"DTM Culture vs. Myclology Laboratory Analysis for 100 Cases of Suspected Onychomycosis in a Geriatric Population"
Journal of the American Podiatric medical Association, Volume 90, Number 9. October 2000, Pages 450-459.

"Flat Foot: Can I Live Without an Arch?"
Foot Health Clinics, Achieve More Series, New Balance Web Express
May, 2001, http://www.nbwebexpress.com/achieve_more/flat_feet

"Volunteer Work Pays"
First Step, Volume 27, Winter 1997, Page 3

"Applications of Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy in the Lower Extremity with Case Presentations"
In Progress

"The Williams Procedure: A Preliminary Report of a Modified Procedure for Lateral Ankle Instability"
In Progress

"Optimism for Peripheral Neuropathy Patients"
September 2003, Cedars medical Center Podiatric Residency Program, Miami, FL

"Advancements in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy"
October 2002, Palmetto General Hospital's Family Practice Residency Program, Miami, FL

"Quantitative Sensory Testing and Multiple Nerve Decompression in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy"
January 2004, Miami VA Podiatric Surgical Residency Program

"Foot and Ankle Trauma"
North Broward medical Center's Trauma Lecture Series, November 2003 - Pompano Beach, FL

"Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle - Trauma Symposium"
Invited Faculty, August 2006, Peabody Hotel, Orlando, FL

Multiple Peripheral Neuropathy and Diabetes Support Group Lectures
EDUCATION:
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, with honors
Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences
Miami Shores, Florida
September 1996 - May 2000

Master of Science, Biomedical Sciences, with honors
Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences Miami Shores, Florida
August 1996 - December 1997

Bachelor of Science, Biology/Pre-Med, Cum Laude
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
August 1991 - April 1995

RESIDENCY:
Chief Resident/Surgical Fellow, July 2002 - June 2003
Palmetto General Hospital, Miami, FL/West Palm Beach, FL

Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, July 2000 - June 2002
Palmetto General Hospital, Miami, Florida

TRAINING:
Salto Talaris Total Ankle Replacement, Cadaveric Skills Course
Tornier, Davinci Center, Miami, FL - November 2008

Inbone Total Ankle Replacement, Cadaveric Skills Course
Wright Medical, Denver, Colorado, September 2008

Applications of the Ilizarov Method to the Foot and Ankle
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, October 2003

Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery Mini-Fellowship
Under the tutelage of A. Lee Dellon, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery and Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Part I - September 2002/ Part II - November 2002

Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Arthroscopic Surgical Skills Course
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, April 2002

Diagnostic Ultrasound of Foot and Ankle, Certified January 2002

Yucatan Crippled Children's Project - January 2001

Cambridge Hospital Podiatric Surgical Externship
Harvard Medical School Health System
Cambridge, MA, November 1999

LICENSURE:
State of Florida, June 2002 - Present

BOARDS
American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Certified, Foot Surgery, August 2008 - Present
Certified, Reconstructive Rear Foot and Ankle Surgery, August 2008 - Present

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:
Boca Raton Community Hospital, Staff Member, Department of Surgery
Boca Raton, FL June 2004 - Present

Delray Medical Center, Staff Member, Department of Surgery
Delray Beach, FL, August 2007 - Present

Palms West Medical Center, Staff Member, Department of Surgery
Loxahatchee, FL, May 2003 - Present

JFK Medical Center, Staff Member, Department of Surgery
Atlantis, FL, May 2003 - Present

Bethesda memorial Hospital, Staff Member, Department of Surgery
Boynton Beach, FL, July 2003 - Present

Columbia Medical Center, Staff Member, Department of Surgery
West Palm Beach, FL, August 2003 - Present

Ambulatory Surgery Center of Boca Raton, Staff Member
Boca Raton, FL, February 2007 - Present

Palms West Surgery Center, Surgical Staff
Loxahatchee, FL, July 2006 - Present

Palm Beach Lakes Surgery Center, Surgical Staff
West Palm Beach, FL, June 2004 - Present

AFFILIATIONS

Steps of Life Foundation, Dominican REpublic, attending Surgeon
Complex Lower Extremity Deformity Reconstruction Mission, 2007, 2008
Team Physician, JP Taravella High School Football Team
2004-2006
Foot and Ankle Consultant, FAU Athletic Department
2004 - Present
American Diabetes Association
June 2003 - Present
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Associate, June 2002 - Present
American, Florida and Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Associations
September 1996 - Present
American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management
October 2001 - Present
Consultant, R&R Medical Inc., External Fixation Equipment Development
2006 - 2007
Consultant, Johnson and Johnson Co., ACE DePuy Orthopedics, Trauma Division
2003 - Present
Residency Training Committee, Clinical Faculty and Attending Surgeon
JFK Hospital Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency Program
2003 - Present
Clinical Faculty and Attending Surgeon
Miami VA Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency Program
2003 - Present
Clinical Faculty and Attending Surgeon Northwest Regional Medical Center Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency Program
2004 - Present

 

 

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