Dr Sam Horowitz is the senior partner of Foot & Ankle Surgical Group. He started the practice in 1976 and was the first resident in foot surgery in the state of Florida. Dr Horowitz is a Board Certified Foot & Ankle surgeon certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a licensed board certified Pedorthic, a specialist in shoe construction, modification design and fit. Being certified in both surgical correction of foot/ankle deformities and as well as shoe modification and construction, Dr Horowitz is in a unique position to alleviate your foot problems.
Dr Akhavan was born and raised in Cuenca, Spain and moved to the United States when he was 10 years old. Dr Akhavan graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 2002 . He proceeded to attend Barry University in Miami, FL for his Doctor in Podiatric Medicine degree with honors in 2007. Dr Akhavan recently completed a three year surgical/medical residency program in podiatric medicine at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, FL serving his last year as chief resident. He is trained in all aspects of trauma of the foot and ankle and reconstructive surgery. He is as well trained in elective foot and ankle surgery including bunion surgery, sports medicine, hammertoes, heel spurs etc. Dr Akhavan has recently accepted the position of research cordinator in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery far Palmetto General Hospital. Upon graduation from his residency program Dr Akhavan joined Podiatry Foot & Ankle Surgical Group of South Florida, which has been servicing the Hialeah community since 1976.