All our professionals at at our office maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.


Jeri M Gruenes, DPM, RD


  • Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences, Miami Shores, Florida. Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 2002
  • Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition, 1991

Residency and Fellowship

  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, Irvine Multi-Specialty Surgical Center, Irvine, CA
  • Primary Surgical Residency, Coast Plaza Doctor’s Hospital, Norwalk, CA
  • Primary Podiatric Medical Residency. Mt. Sinai/Miami Heart Institute, Miami Beach, FL

Post-Graduate Studies

  • Arthrex: New Approaches to Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Bone Growth Stimulator and Applications for the Foot and Ankle
  • Podiatry Institute: Reconstructive surgery of the Foot and Ankle
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Expanding your knowledge of Circular Frames
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Midwest Podiatry Conference: National Graduate research Symposium

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton California
  • Placentia Linda Community Hospital, Placentia California
  • Kindred Hospital, Brea California

Professional Membership

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • California Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member of the American Dietetic Association
  • Member of the American Diabetes Association

Professional Presentations and Lectures

  • The Midwest Podiatry Conference, Graduate Research Symposium, 2004
  • A Prosective Evaluation of the Efficacy of the Circulator Boot in Altering Hemodynamics of the Ischemic Lower Extremity and Foot
  • BarryUniversity Diabetes Update Course, 2002
  • Diabetic Angiopathy
  • Barry University Guest Lecturer, 2002-03Podiatric Medicine lab, Cadaver Surgery lab, Clinical Orientation, OR protocol and instrumentation.

Related Medical Specialties

  • Surgery of the foot and ankle
  • Management and prevention of sports related injuries
  • Diabetic wound care and prevention of diabetic related foot conditions
  • Registered dietitian with an emphasis on health maintenance and preventive medicine

Awards and Recognition

  • Outstanding Doctors & Foot & Ankle Specialists of the Orange County Podiatric Medical Association
  • Outstanding Resident in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Awarded by Mount Sinai Medical Center