Podiatric Medical & Surgical Professionals in Tampa, FL

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Meet Dr. Shama

Dr. Shama was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida and completed his professional training at the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. Following his training, he completed his residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at Southeastern Medical Center in North Miami Beach, Florida.
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Dr. Shama’s Professional Affiliations

Since establishing his career in podiatric medicine and surgery, Dr. Shama has served several roles in the medical community, including:
  • Diplomat of the Foot & Ankle Board of Podiatric Surgery (Board Certified in Foot & Ankle Surgery)
  • Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Former Vice President & President of Hillsborough County Podiatric Medical Association
  • Chief of Podiatry at University Community Hospital
  • Editorial Consultant for Several Professional Podiatric Medical Journals & Textbooks

Meet Dr. Loebell

After practicing in the Philadelphia area for 5 years, Dr. James Loebell joined Ankle & Foot Associates in 1997. Dr. Loebell earned his undergraduate degree at Monmouth College in New Jersey, and his Master’s Degree in Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology from the University of Hartford in Connecticut.

Dr. Loebell’s Professional Affiliations

Dr. Loebell’s professional training was completed at the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, followed by a 2-year surgical residency at St. Joseph's Hospital in Philadelphia. Since establishing himself in the field of podiatric medicine and surgery, he has served as a member and contributor to several organizations, including:
  • Diplomat of the Foot & Ankle Board of Podiatric Surgery (Board Certified in Foot Surgery)
  • Member of the American, Florida & Hillsborough County Podiatric Medical Association
  • The American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Author of Several Medical Articles, including an Entire Chapter of the 1992 Edition of “Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Leg”

Meet Dr. Auguste

Dr. David Auguste is an active member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association and American Podiatric Medical Association, Board Qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS). Dr. Auguste is a native of Miami, Florida. He received his BS in Biology from Florida State University, earned a Masters in Biomedical Science from Barry University, and his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Auguste completed a four year medical and surgical residency at New York Hospital Queens in Flushing, New York where he received advanced training in trauma, wound care, diabetic limb salvage, and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery.

Dr. Auguste has participated in the AO North America Advance Principles of Fracture Management, ACFAS Ankle Arthroscopy
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