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Podiatric Surgical Residency

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency Program is dedicated to the education of podiatric students and residents.

Under the leadership of Michael Canales, DPM, and Jeremy Perse, DPM, the program is recognized as one of the best in the country. It is currently a 3-year medical and surgical residency and is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a Podiatric Medicine & Surgery. The hospital is a member of the Council of Teaching Hospitals of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Center Application Service Podiatric Residency Match (CASPR).

Our comprehensive three-year program includes:

  • A dedicated faculty who believe in mentoring the doctors of the future
  • An externship program for senior podiatry students
  • Residents who are published in medical textbooks and journals
  • A teaching Hospital with residency programs in several departments, including Podiatry, Clinical Pastoral Education, Dentistry and Internal Medicine.

Our Mission Statement

Established in 1999, the Podiatric Surgical Residency Program of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is a natural outgrowth of the Mt. Sinai Medical Center and its program of excellence chartered in 1986.

We inspire passion and purpose for the podiatric surgical practice and compassion for the patient with diseases, disorders and deformities of the foot, ankle and lower leg. We are vigilant in providing competent and meticulous care. Our commitment and dedication to developing the hearts and minds and skills of our podiatric surgical residents remain steadfast. 

Our graduates proudly earn the right and respects as:

CLINICIANS:

competent and knowledgeable of the science and the art of medicine and surgery including the skills of evaluation, assessment, consultation, communication and treatment.

SURGEONS:

competent and able to skillfully execute the procedures and techniques of surgery required for the management of diseases and disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg.

EDUCATORS:

willing and able to share concepts, techniques, information and experiences through multiple communication mediums, including lectures, publication, practical demonstrations and workshops.

HUMANITARIANS:

committed to practicing and providing professional services to all persons without regard to race, creed or financial background; who by example and education have been instilled with the qualities of leadership, humility and compassion and the values of integrity, respect and dignity.

At St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, we inspire excellence by example so that our future generations of highly skilled podiatric surgeons continue our long tradition of quality patient care.

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Mission Statement 
Faithful to the philosophy and heritage of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center family is committed to the healing mission of Jesus. As Caregivers, we serve with: a deep respect for the dignity and value of all persons, our practice of quality care, our dedication to the poor, and our commitment to education.

Program Leadership

  • Michael B. Canales, D.P.M.

    Dr. Canales specializes in advanced podiatric medicine and surgery, providing complete medical and surgical care for injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle. His special interests include reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle, trauma of the foot and ankle and sports medicine of the foot and ankle. Dr. Canales holds a degree in podiatric medicine from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and a bachelor's degree in molecular genetics from The Ohio State University. He completed his residency training in podiatric medicine and surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Dr. Canales has co-authored several published works and serves as a national speaker on numerous podiatric medicine and surgery topics. In addition, Dr. Canales is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Ohio Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Canales is Director of the Podiatry Residency Training Program and the Chief of Podiatry at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.

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    Podiatry

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  • Jeremy A. Perse, D.P.M.

    Dr. Perse is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. He recently completed his residency at University Hospitals. Dr Perse specializes in foot and ankle surgery.

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    Specialties:

    Podiatry

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