Dr. Jay Seidel, DPM

Dr. Seidel is a graduate of the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and completed a three year surgical residency in Harrisburg, PA, where he served as Chief Resident.

During that time Dr. Seidel received advanced training in Reconstructive Surgery, Traumatology, & Arthroscopy of the Foot & Ankle. He also obtained additional certifications in micro-vascular surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and Limb Deformity Reconstruction at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics.

Dr. Seidel is published in multiple peer-reviewed medical and surgical Journals. He has consulted with Medical Equipment Manufacturers, and helped design surgical instrumentation and medical devices both in the United States and Europe.


  • Graduated from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • 3 Year Surgical Residency at PinnacleHealth Hospital System
  • Microsurgical Training at The Cleveland Clinic
  • Clinical Training at Rubin Institute for Advance Orthopaedics
  • Advanced training in Reconstructive Surgery, Traumatology, & Arthroscopy of the Foot & Ankle
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Organizations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Maryland Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Society of Podiatric Surgeons


  • Bilateral Ankle/Subtalar joint fusion secondary to Guillain-Barre induced foot drop
  • Retrospective Review of limb salvage efforts at PinnacleHealth System
  • To Cipro or Not to Cipro: Bilateral Achilles ruptures with the use of quinilones
  • Large Pedal Schwannoma: A rare case presentation
  • Prophylactic and Therapeutic Peroneal Nerve Decompression for Deformity Correction and Lengthening
  • The Oxford ankle foot questionnaire for children
  • Hide and Peek: A New Type of Hammertoe Toe Implant

Dr. Stephen Schwartz, DPM

Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of the Ohio School of Podiatric Medicine and completed a 1 year surgical residency in Meadowbrook Hospital in Long Island NY, as well as a 1 year Cerebral Palsy fellowship.

Dr. Schwartz joined South Florida Podiatry in 2018


  • Graduated from Ohio School of Podiatric Medicine
  • 1 Year Surgical Residency at Meadowbrook Hospital
  • Completed 1 year Cerebral Palsy fellowship

Professional Organizations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Local Health and Wellness Lecturer
  • Clinical Trial Investigator
  • Over 35 years clinical experience

Dr. Yitz Kolodny, DPT

Dr. Yitz has worked in a variety of clinical settings including acute care, rehab, special needs, outpatient and home health care. He has extensive background in treating musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, with a focus in the areas of orthopedics and sports medicine. Dr. Yitz has a fun loving bedside manner that encourages his patients to improve their overall balance and confidence. He enjoys motivating his patients to achieve their goals and continues to find physical therapy a fulfilling, rewarding profession that provides optimum health through exercise and conservative treatment. Outside of the clinic, Yitz enjoys boxing, cooking, reading, and spending time with his wife and four adorable children

Dr. Yitz joined South Florida Podiatry in 2021.


  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College School of Health Sciences in 2008
  • Certified Schroth therapist
  • Advanced C1 certification from the Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapy School (BSPTS) in the Schroth Method for scoliosis and kyphosis
  • Advanced courses in balance and fall prevention among the geriatric population

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • guest lecturer at multiple forums for health and wellness
  • clinical instructor for HHA’s through Partners in Care/VNSNY