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Our Doctor

Dr. John Schilero and NBA Superstar Shaquille O' Neal

Dr. John Schilero and
NBA Superstar Shaquille O' Neal


Dr. John Schilero has been serving his neighbors here in Palm Beach County for over 20 years. He has provided expert care and new technologies for the latest and most effective care of your foot & ankle problems.

Dr. Schilero takes great pride in helping with your foot & ankle pain and is celebrated for his compassion, skills and creativity in handling some of the more complicated deformities and conditions of the foot, ankle & lower leg.

Dr. Schilero understands that a pain free solution to your condition is of utmost importance and he uses every technique possible to insure as comfortable an experience as possible. 

Dr. Schilero knows that the appearance of your feet is important in our sandal wearing, warm, south Florida environment. He will strive to make your feet look as good as they feel.

Dr. Schilero is an experienced foot & ankle surgeon with over 15,000 surgical procedures performed. He completed is podiatric medical school training at Temple University in Philadelphia in 1979. Dr. Schilero graduated with a Bachelors in Science from Fordham University in New York where he played college football but also fell in love with sports medicine and foot and ankle surgery.

Dr. Schilero completed an advanced surgical residency in foot & ankle reconstruction at the prestigious Kern Hospital for Special Surgery in Michigan. He then became a Fellow of The American College of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Dr. Schilero is Board Certified in Foot & Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Schilero maintains his advanced training with frequent continuing education conferences and was re-certified in foot & ankle surgery most recently in 2013. He takes your foot & ankle problems very seriously and is constantly at surgical meetings both learning and teaching.

Dr. Schilero is the former Chief of Podiatric Surgery at Good Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospital in West Palm Beach. He is also an original founder and former President of Northpoint Surgery & Laser Center; a local successful multi-specialty, outpatient surgery center in the community.

Dr. Schilero is trained and experienced in the latest techniques including Laser Surgery, Ankle Arthroscopy, Topaz, Advanced Reconstruction of Foot & Ankle Trauma, Ankle Joint Replacement and Great Toe Joint Replacements. Dr. Schilero has trained over 100 surgeons as a hospital residency instructor in Michigan and as an instructor in surgery at the University of Miami Veterans Hospital. He consults for the Florida Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, and many professional well known athletes that make South Florida their home.

Feel free to call for a  consultation at one of our many locations or visit us at PBOI.COM