AtlasFAI Expands into Florida Opening Center in South Miami
AtlasFAI welcomes new center and doctor on board to serve the Miami area.
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Dr. Pedro M. Abrantes is thrilled to have joined us as an Atlas Affiliated Office. Dr. Abrantes originally from Harrison, N.J completed his A.A.S. in dietetics with honors at Middlesex Community College, New Jersey. He was then accepted to New York University to complete a bachelor's degree in dietetics receiving the only transfer scholarship in which he surpassed for a more hands-on degree in sports medicine. He then completed his bachelor's in Sports medicine athletic training at Barry University, Miami, Florida.
He also made it as a walk-on to the Barry University Men's Soccer team and became a starter. He was on the Scholastic-Athlete Men's Honors List throughout his collegiate years and made the academic dean's list twice. He was the Recipient of the Coaches Athlete Award in Men's Soccer in 1997.
While completing his degree, he became board certified in sports medicine athletic training. During this period, Dr. Abrantes had a keen interest in foot and ankle medicine as well as biomechanics, treating many athletes alongside both orthopedic and podiatric surgeons. Dr. Abrantes noticed there was a need for patients in this area, thus he decided to be specialized as a foot and ankle surgeon.
He then completed his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree (D.P.M.) at Barry University, Miami, Florida. Upon completing his D.P.M. Degree, he was presented with the Barry University/ American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Award for Excellence in Podiatric Surgery. Recipient of the Podiatric Clinical Student Scholarship, 2004-05 Recipients, Dean's Academic Scholarship, 2002 Academic President's List, two semesters and the Academic Dean's List, four semesters. Dr. Abrantes was one of only three medical students in school history to obtain a perfect score in a clinical gross anatomy lab.
His externships involved working alongside Dr. Guman at the Fort Benning Army Base Ranger Jump School in Columbus, Georgia to gain a higher level of trauma experience.
Dr. Abrantes completed a three-year residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Baptist and South Miami Hospitals in Miami.
Dr. Abrantes specializes in treating many disorders of the lower extremity involving the foot and ankle utilizing the latest conservative and advanced reconstructive techniques.
Dr. Abrantes is excited to bring HyProCure® the proven solution to misaligned feet to his patients and the Miami, Florida area. His office is located at 6141 Sunset Dr, Suite 130-A, South Miami, Florida 33143. Located close to South Miami Hospital, South Miami Florida.
Call (786) 482-9177 to schedule your appointment or visit https://www.atlasfai.com