OUR PRACTICE

  • Dr. A. Louis Jimenez DPM, FACFAS
  • Dr. Dorian Jimenez DPM
  • Dr. Margo Jimenez DPM
  • Dr. Jason Morris DPM
  • Dr. Patricia Whitmore DPM

A. Louis Jimenez

DPM, FACFAS


Education

Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, May 1975

Simpson College: Indianola, Iowa, (Biology) May 1970

Surgical Training

Doctors Hospital: Mount Clemens, Michigan (1975-1976)

Doctors Hospital: Tucker, Georgia (1976-1978)

Specialized Training in Podiatry

Advanced reconstructive surgical training in forefoot and rearfoot ankle surgery
Microsurgical Studies: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 1989

Association for the Study of Internal Fixation: Davos, Switzerland, 1978

ACFAS Ankle Arthroscopy and Endoscopic Wet Lab; Newport, Rhode Island, 1995

CTI Wound Care: Workshop Algorithm for Wound Management; Baltimore, Maryland, 1995

Contact Casting: The Greater Baltimore Wound Care Center; Baltimore, Maryland, 1996

The Essential Concepts of the Ilizarov Method: Atlanta, Georgia, 1997
Advanced Ilizarov Course: Kurgan, Russia, 2001

Professional Certifications/Licensures

Fellow, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Certified Foot Surgery

Board Certified Rearfoot & Ankle Reconstruction

Professional Honors & Positions Held

Director of Podiatric Residency Program: VA Medical Center Atlanta, Georgia

Director, The International Foundation of Reconstructive Surgery

Guest Editor: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Past President, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Past President, The Podiatry Institute

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Faculty, The Podiatry Institute

American Podiatric Medical Association

Georgia Podiatric Medical Association

Hospital / Surgery Center Affiliations

DeKalb Medical: Decatur, Georgia

Eastside Medical Center, Snellville, Georgia

VA Medical Center Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Ambulatory Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia

Gwinnett Advanced Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia

A. Louis Jimenez

DPM, FACFAS

Dr. A. Louis Jimenez was born in Puerto Rico and his family moved to New Jersey at age 5. Dr. Jimenez attended Simpson College, Indianola, IA., graduating in 1970, with a degree in Biology. Dr. Jimenez then attended the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH., and graduated as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1975. His first year (1975-76) medical/surgical program was in Mount Clemens, Michigan, followed by 2nd, 3rd year surgical residencies in reconstructive surgery of the foot, ankle, and leg (1976-78) at Doctors Hospital, Tucker, GA (now DeKalb Medical Center). He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and Fellow of the America College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has served as Past Presidents of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. In 1978, Dr. Jimenez founded Gwinnet Foot, Ankle and Leg Center, Snellville, Ga. He was later joined by his son Dr. Dorian Jimenez, his daughter, Dr. Margo Jimenez-Menke. Dr. Jimenez’s 3rd son Dr. Damian Jimenez is an Oral Surgeon.

Teaching, learning and giving have always been passions of Dr. Jimenez. He is certified in Microsurgical procedures, Wound Care, Internal and External Fixation procedures and Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy.   Dr. Jimenez is a faculty member of the Podiatry Institute. Dr. Jimenez has helped to train over 120 residents in foot and ankle surgery and currently serves as Program Director for the Podiatry Residency Program at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Dr. Jimenez is a national and international speaker on Foot and Ankle Surgery and is one of the Senior Podiatric Surgeons with the Healing the Children Foundation Medical Team, which performs Pediatric and Adolescent surgery at San Lucas Toliman Hospital, Guatemala.

Dr. Jimenez’s hobbies include playing golf, and enjoying time with his wife of 43 years and 6 grand children.

Dorian Jimenez

DPM


Education

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, May 2002

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1998

Surgical Training

Northlake Medical Center: Tucker, Georgia, Podiatry Residency PSR-24+ (2002-2005)

Specialized Training in Podiatry

Advanced reconstructive surgical training in forefoot and rearfoot ankle surgery

Professional Certifications/Licensures

Fellow, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Certified Foot Surgery

Board Certified Rearfoot & Ankle Reconstruction

Professional Honors & Positions Held

Guest Editor: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Co-Founder, The International Foundation of Reconstructive Surgery

A Georgia based non-profit organization whose goal is to enhance the lives of individuals in need of reconstructive surgery on a global basis through offering free surgery as well as training international surgeons.

Co-Founder of FioreRx

Dr. Jimenez is the co-founder of FioreRx, a company featuring a new brand of anti fungal and anti bacterial footcare products including a revolutionary nail polish line. Learn more about this line of products at FioreRx.com.

Co-Founder of SurgicalFixation.com

Dr. Jimenez is the co-founder of Surgical Fixation.com, a company aggregating all available surgical implants on a single platform, providing complete implant specifics, reviews and blogs. By sharing this vital information, Surgical Fixation.com serves the foot and ankle surgical community and strives to keep surgeons well informed. SurgicalFixation.com

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Faculty, The Podiatry Institute

American Podiatric Medical Association

Georgia Podiatric Medical Association

American Diabetes Association

Hospital / Surgery Center Affiliations

Eastside Medical Center: Snellville, Georgia

Emory Johns Creek Hospital: Johns Creek, Georgia

DeKalb Medical: Decatur, Georgia

Gwinnett Medical Center, Duluth Campus: Duluth Georgia

Georgia Ambulatory Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia

Gwinnett Advanced Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia

Perimeter Advanced Surgery Center: Atlanta, Georgia

Dorian Jimenez

DPM

Dr. Dorian Jimenez was born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan and has been in a family owned private practice since 2005. He is a highly skilled surgeon with extensive training for all foot and ankle conditions, trauma and reconstruction. Dr. Jimenez has had the distinct opportunity to train with some of the most well-known and influential foot and ankle surgeons in the world. Dr. Jimenez earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA and his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from Temple University in Philadelphia. He is a proud member of the Podiatry Institute, a non-profit organization committed to ongoing education in the area of foot and ankle surgery.

Dr. Jimenez completed his residency in advanced reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at the prestigious Emory Northlake Foot & Ankle Surgical Residency in Tucker, Georgia and accomplished Chief Resident status. He has been involved in numerous continuing education forums as both instructor and participant. As a podiatrist, Dr. Jimenez is trained to treat all ages and the full range of foot problems including heel pain and plantar fasciitis, neuromas, bunions, diabetic foot problems, sports injuries, foot and ankle trauma reconstruction and pediatric foot problems. Dr. Jimenez is Board Certified in Forefoot, Rearfoot and Reconstructive Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

Margo Jimenez

DPM


Education

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, May 2003

University of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, May 1999

Surgical Training

Northlake Medical Center: Tucker, Georgia, Podiatry Residency PSR-24+ (2003-2006)

Specialized Training in Podiatry

Advanced reconstructive surgical training in forefoot and rearfoot ankle surgery

Professional Certifications/Licensures

Fellow, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Certified Foot Surgery

Board Certified Rearfoot & Ankle Reconstruction

Professional Honors & Positions Held

Co-Founder, The International Foundation of Reconstructive Surgery

A Georgia based non-profit organization whose goal is to enhance the lives of individuals in need of reconstructive surgery on a global basis through offering free surgery as well as training international surgeons.

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Faculty, The Podiatry Institute

American Podiatric Medical Association

Georgia Podiatric Medical Association

Hospital / Surgery Center Affiliations

Eastside Medical Center: Snellville, Georgia

Georgia Ambulatory Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia

Gwinnett Advanced Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia

Margo Jimenez

DPM

Dr. Margo Jimenez was born in Tucker, GA and has been in a family owned private practice since 2006. She earned her undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC and her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from Temple University in Philadelphia. Dr. Margo Jimenez had the unique opportunity of training under her father, Dr. A. Louis Jimenez, and brother, Dr. Dorian Jimenez with whom she now practices.  With her elite training in Reconstruction Foot and Ankle surgery she continues to educate resident doctors from DeKalb Medical and the Atlanta VA. She also speaks and educates podiatric surgeons worldwide and is a member of the Podiatry Institute, a non-profit organization committed to ongoing education in the area of foot and ankle surgery. She and Dr. Chris Menke, co-founded The International Foundation for Reconstructive Surgery and launched medical missions to the Dominican Republic specializing in reconstructive surgery on pediatric patients. While on her medical missions, she also teaches local surgeons techniques in surgical repair, postoperative care/protocols, and basic podiatric and lower extremity care thus allowing a higher quality of care to the individuals in need.

Dr. Margo Jimenez is currently on staff at Eastside Medical, the Georgia Ambulatory Surgery Center, and the Gwinnett Advanced Surgery Center. She has a particular interest in pediatric care and aesthetic, well-rounded reconstructive surgery allowing for a more beautiful foot.

Jason Morris

DPM


Education

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, May 2002
Valdosta State University: Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), May 1997

Surgical Training

Foot and Leg Healthcare Specialists / Ambulatory Advanced Surgical Residency / Fellowship:
Cobb Wellstar Hospital, July 2004,June 2005
Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Primary Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency, July 2002 – June 2004

Presbyterian Health System at University of Pennsylvania: Podiatric Surgical Externship, 2002

Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance: Podiatric Surgical Externship, 2001

Yale New Haven Hospital: Podiatric Surgical Externship, 2001

Professional Certifications/Licensures

Certified Provider 1064nm Nd:YAG Lasers: Patholase Inc.

Certified Provider Cutera Xeo Laser Platform: Cutera Lasers and Light, Inc.
(Modalities include:

Cool Glide, Excel, Laser Genesis, Titan, Limelight, and Prowave)

Certified Provider MLS M6 Robotic Laser platform: Cutting Edge Laser Technologies, Inc.

Certified Provider Sculptra Dermal Filler

Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

American Heart Association: ACLS for Healthcare Providers

Professional Honors & Positions Held

Director, The International Foundation of Reconstructive Surgery

Medical Director, Laser Division, Village Podiatry Centers (Extremity Healthcare Inc.), Atlanta, GA, June 2011 to December 2011

CEO / Medical Director, Foot and Ankle Specialists of South Georgia, P.C., Valdosta, GA, 2005 to 2011

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

International Aesthetic Foot Society

American Podiatric Medical Association

Georgia Podiatric Medical Association

American Diabetes Association

Medical Staff Quality Assurance Committee- Smith Northview Hospital

Hospital / Surgery Center Affiliations

Atlanta Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery

Georgia Ambulatory Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia

Perimeter Surgery Center of Atlanta

Northside Hospital

Wellstar Hospital System, Cobb County, Georgia, 2004 – Present

Smith Northview Hospital , Valdosta, GA, 2005 – 2011

South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, GA, 2005 – 2011

Jason Morris

DPM

Dr. Jason Morris is originally from Valdosta, Georgia and has been in private practice since 2005. He is a highly skilled surgeon with extensive training for all foot and ankle conditions and reconstruction. Dr. Morris has had the distinct opportunity to train with some of the most well-known and influential foot and ankle surgeons in the world. During his medical school training, he was selected for elite externships that included Cambridge Health Alliance with Harvard Medical School, Yale New Haven Hospital, and Presbyterian Health System at University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Morris completed three years of surgical residency training in Atlanta.  During his training at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, his external rotations included pathology, rheumatology, radiology, internal medicine, vascular surgery, emergency medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, anesthesia, dermatology, and general surgery.  He furthered his training through an additional fellowship in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery in Atlanta with Foot and Leg Healthcare Specialists and Wellstar Cobb Hospital.

Dr. Morris is trained to treat all ages and the full range of foot and ankle problems including heel pain and plantar fasciitis, neuromas, bunions, hammertoes, cosmetic foot deformities,  diabetic foot problems, sports injuries, trauma and pediatric foot problems. He has special training in cosmetic foot surgery. He also has a  special interest in laser technology and aesthetic treatments. He is the first podiatrist in Atlanta and the U.S. to become a certified provider for the Cutera Xeo laser platform, one of the most advanced and comprehensive aesthetic laser systems in the world. Dr. Morris’ specialized laser training includes treatment of cutaneous pathologies including onychomycosis (nail fungus), warts, varicose and spider veins, hemangiomas, hair removal, ablation of brown spots and pigmented lesions, and skin tightening in the knees and legs.

Dr. Morris was one of the first physicians in Georgia to adopt and implement Nd:YAG Laser technology in his practice for the treatment of onychomycosis (nail fungus). He the first podiatrist in Atlanta and the state to be trained and certified on the MLS M6 robotic laser for the treatment of acute and recalcitrant inflammatory conditions. Dr. Morris is also the first Georgia podiatrist and one of the first in the U.S. to implement this breakthrough technology. MLS Laser Therapy is clinically proven as a fast, safe and powerful modality in treating plantar fasciitis (heel pain), Achilles tendonitis, arthritis, bursitis and neuropathy.

Dr. Morris has appeared on the hit TV show Real Housewives of Atlanta, has been a guest doctor of the week on The Weekly Checkup with Dr. Bruce Feinberg on WSB Radio, has been an expert guest on the nationally broadcasted New Reflections with Dr. Adam Rubinstein discussing cosmetic foot surgery.

Patricia Whitmore

DPM


Education

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine: Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, OH, May 2003

Bachelor of Science, Biology: Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, May 1997

Surgical Training

Atlanta Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center: 2003 – 2006

Primary Podiatric Medical Residency: 12 months

Podiatric Surgical Residency: 24 months

Specialized Training in Podiatry

Dr. Whitmore treats patients of all ages who are experiencing conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. As Medical Director of the Primera Medical Foot Spa, her areas of special interest include diabetic foot care, wound care, and surgical limb salvage. Her expertise in plastic surgical techniques for foot deformity correction includes derotational skin plasty, scar excisions, and cosmetic toe shortening. She utilizes her interest in aesthetic skin therapies in her current position at Primera Foot Spa to treat patients in Atlanta, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs.

Professional Certifications/Licensures

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy: Dornier, July 2006

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers: 2002 to Present

Professional Honors & Positions Held

Director, The International Foundation of Reconstructive Surgery, 2014 to Present

Medical Director, Primera Podiatry, Laser & Foot Spa, Inc.: Atlanta, GA, 2011 to Present

Staff Podiatrist, Foot and Ankle Specialists of South GA, PC: Valdosta, GA, July 2006 to June 2011

Chief Resident, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center: 2005 – 2006

Director of Communications, Ohio Podiatric Medical Students Association: 2001-2002

Professional Memberships

Georgia Podiatric Medical Association: 2004 to Present

American Podiatric Medical Association: 1998 to Present

Hospital / Surgery Center Affiliations

Georgia Ambulatory Surgery Center: Snellville, Georgia 2014

Smith Northview Hospital: Valdosta, GA , 2005 to 2011

South Georgia Medical Center: Valdosta, GA, 2005 to 2011

Patricia Whitmore

DPM

Dr. Patricia Whitmore is a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia. She earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio in May 2003. Her three-year surgical residency was completed at Atlanta Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in 2006. While in residency training, she completed external rotations in pathology, rheumatology, radiology, internal medicine, vascular surgery, emergency medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, anesthesia, dermatology, and general surgery.

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