Tatiana A. Wellens, D.P.M., PhD. FACFA
Primary Specialty: Podiatry, Medicine of Foot and Ankle, Foot and Ankle surgery
Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - 1997, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - 2002
Residencies: South Miami Hospital - Podiatric Surgical Residency in Foot and Ankle surgery
Certifications: Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery
Dr. Wellens has been in practice in Polk County, Florida since 1999. She is president of Central Florida Foot and Ankle Center, LLC and has been trained in top medical institutions worldwide including South Miami Hospital, Baptist Health Systems Hospital, Ilizarov Institute for External Fixation in Russia, and Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her Ph.D in biomedical sciences in 2002 and is only one of few podiatrists in the United States to carry a degree of Doctor of podiatric medicine as well as Ph.D. Dr. Wellens is board certified by the American College of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow with American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She has performed over 4000 operations on foot and ankle and has been actively involved in clinical research directly associated with approval of medical devices through Food and Drug Administration. She is currently heading podiatric practice that specializes in medicine and reconstructive surgery of foot and ankle, which is the largest practice in Polk County, Florida. In her free time, Dr. Wellens enjoys water skiing, snow skiing, working out, and spending time with her two sons.