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Luis J. Sanchez-Robles, DPM

Luis J. Sanchez-Robles, DPM, FACFAS, FAMOS
Luis J. Sanchez-Robles, DPM

Luis J. Sanchez-Robles, DPM, FACFAS, FAMOS


Medical Education:

  • 1985-1989 College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
    Des Moines, IA.
    Degree: DPM, (Doctor in Podiatric Medicine).
  • 1980-1983 CETEC School of Medicine
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    Degree: M.D.

Undergraduate Education:

  • 1985-1989 College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
    Des Moines, IA
    Degree: B.S.
  • 1978-1984 Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
    Hato Rey, P.R.
    Degree: B.A.
  • 1977-1978 Jacksonville University
    Jacksonville, FL


  • 1989-1991 St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center
    Chicago, IL
    2 years Podiatric Surgical Residency

Board Certifications:

  • August 1999 - ABPS, (American Board of Podiatric Surgery), Board Certified.
  • August 1993 - ABPO, (American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics), Board Qualified.
  • August 1999 - F.A.C.F.A.S. (Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons).
  • 2007- American College of Wound Specialist Board Certification. (CWS). Fellow of ACWS.
  • 2009- American Society of Podiatric Surgeons Fellow.
  • 2017- F.A.M.O.S., Orthoplastic Microsurgical Limb Reconstruction & Deformity Correction Fellowship.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association: 1989 to present.
  • Member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association: 1991 to present.
  • Member of the American College of Podopediatrics Association: 1989.
  • Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management: 2002.
  • Member of the Panamerican Medical Society of Central Florida: 1991 to present.
  • Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons: 1993 to present.
  • Member of the American Diabetes Association.
  • Fellow of the American College of Wound Specialists: 2006 to present.
  • Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons: 2011 to present.
  • Attending Podiatric Physician and Surgeon for the Florida Hospital East Orlando Campus Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Orlando, FL, USA: 2000 to present.
  • I.C.R.S. , (International Cartilage Research Society) member and lecturer. 2012 to present.
  • AMOS Member (American Microsurgical Orthoplastic Society) 2017

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations:

  • Orlando Regional Healthcare Systems, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Lucerne Medical Center, Arnold Palmer Hospital, Dr P. Philips Hospital, St. Cloud Hospital, and Clermont, FL.
  • Florida Hospital Healthcare Systems, East Orlando, South Orlando, Altamonte, Kissimmee, and Celebration, FL.
  • OCOS, Orlando Center For Outpatient Surgery, Orlando, FL.

Work History:

  • 1991-1996: Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic, Inc
    Administrative Office
    3165 McCrory Place
    Orlando, FL 32803
    Tel: 407-423-1234
  • 1996-2000 Accent Foot, Ankle, & Leg Clinic
    Luis J. Sanchez, D.P.M., P.A.
    591 Oak Commons Blvd., Ste. B
    Kissimmee, FL 34741
  • 2000 to present, Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic, P.A., Central Florida, USA.

Teaching Positions:

  • 1983-1985 Professor, School of Nursing, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico. Anatomy, Microbiology, and Physiology Professor.
  • 1984-1985 Biology Department, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico. Microbiology professor.
  • 1982-1983 Teacher Assistant, Anatomy Laboratory, CETEC School of Medicine, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. (While going through 2nd & 3rd year of School of Medicine).
  • 1993: Associate Professor for Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain.
  • 1993 to present: Multiple teaching lectures at different institutions in Spain, associated with “Asociacion de Podologos de Espana”.
  • 2003. Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences of Florida State University, College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Fl.
  • 2003. Assistant lecturer for American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons; (ACFAS). Applications of External Fixation in the Foot & Ankle: Memphis, TN, 2003.
  • 2006. September 29-30. The College of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Nuevo Leon: Mexico. 35th Annual Meeting, Lectures presentations on “The Use of the Sheffield- Orthofix External Fixation System in Pathologies of the Foot, Ankle, & Leg.” Lectures and Laboratory in bone models. Hotel Crown Plaza Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.
  • 2006. September 29. The College of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Nuevo Leon, Mexico. 35th Annual Meeting. Lecture on “The Use of Bone Stimulators” in fractures / osteotomies healing; “ The Cleveland Study”. Hotel Crown Plaza Monterrey. Monterrey, Mexico.
  • 2003-2008: Other teaching appointments in multiple lectures in and out of the USA. These lectures are related to the field of Foot, Ankle, & Leg medicine and surgery.
  • 2000 to present: Attending Podiatric Physician & Surgeon for the Florida hospital East Campus Podiatric Surgery Residency program, Orlando, Florida, USA. This is a 3 years length Surgical Residency program, approved by ACFAS.
  • 2011 to present: Lecturer for the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons., Multiple lectures.
  • 2013 to present: Lecturer for several meetings and cadaver workshops at the Sociedad Espanola De Cirujanos de Pie y Tobillo, Spain.
  • 2017: American Microsurgical Orthoplastics Society Fellowship: February- May 2017. Chicago, IL.


  • Contributor for “Podiatry Online Clinical Cases Presentations”, Foot.com, at the internet, since 1998. Multiple Podiatric Medical and Surgical Cases.
  • “Sindactilismo”, (Sindactilism), A lecture Review and Case Presentation; Sanchez-Robles L.J.; Revista Podoscopio, Madrid, Spain, January 1996.
  • Multiple Lectures, topics in Foot, Ankle, & Leg Surgery, and Podiatric Medicine. Revista Espanola de Podologia. 1993-2002.
  • “A Manual for the Podiatry Surgery Resident”. Topics on hospital procedures and protocol; Mercado O. A., DPM, Sanchez-Robles, L.J., DPM, Mercado C., D.P.M., Ferreli, C., D.P.M. St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center, Chicago, IL. 1991.
  • “La Una Encarnada” (The Ingrown Toe Nail), Sanchez-Robles L.J., D.P.M. La Prensa Newspaper, Orlando, Fl. 1991.
  • “Cryptobyosis, A Survival Mechanism of Lymnea Cubencis” Frame A. D., P.H.D.; Bendezu P., P.H.D.; Sanchez-Robles L.J.; Garcia, P. A.: Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. National Institude of Health, MBRS, 8th Annual Minority Biomedical Support Symposium, 1980.
  • “The Use Of Acellular Dermal Graft In Hallux Limitus / Hallux Rigidus”, Sanchez-Robles, Luis J., M.D., D.P.M., International Cartilage Research Society, Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 2013. “Sanchez Fifth Metatarsal / Taylor’s Bunionectomy-Osteotomy”, Atlas Of Foot And Ankle Surgery, CD / Web Edition, O.A. Mercado, D.P.M., Chicago, USA, 2014.
  • “Orthoplastic Techniques in Lower Extremity Reconstruction”. Rodriguez-Collazo, Edgardo, D.P.M., Finzen, Adam, D.P.M., Campbell, Tom, D.P.M., Sanchez-Robles, Luis, D.P.M., St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL. To be published in 2017.
  • “Distal Fifth Metatarsal Oblique Osteotomy, A Novel Technique for Tailor’s Bunion Deformity. Luis Sanchez-Robles, DPM, Hannah Sali, DPM, Colton Carter, DPM., Florida Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, 2017. (To be Published). (Other publications).

Seminars and Courses Certifications:

(Most Recent)

  • October 2002: Russian Ilizarov Scientific Centre; “Restorative Traumatology & Orthopaedics”. International Ilizarov Training course on Transosseous Osteosynthesis in Injuries of the Foot, Ankle and Distal Tibia: Kurgan, Russia.
  • August 2003: The Atlanta External Fixation Course. Atlanta Leg Lengthening & Deformity Correction Center: The Podiatry Institute of Georgia. Applications in Foot & Ankle Surgery.
  • June 7, 2003: Smith & Nephew Ilizarov Training Course for Foot and Ankle Specialists. The use of Smith & Nephew External Fixation Equipment in reconstructive surgery of the foot & ankle. San Antonio, TX.
  • September 2003: “13th Annual Baltimore Limb Deformity Course”. Mount Sinai Hospital Center, Baltimore, MR.
  • December 2004: Orthofix Annual External Fixation Course with applications to reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Verona, Italy.
  • January 30-Feb. 2, 2004: 1st Seminar of Foot Surgery. Lecturer. Association of Surgeons Podologists of Spain. Madrid, Spain.
  • June 3-6, 2004: The Puerto Rico Podiatry association. “First Annual Podiatry Surgery Seminar”. Lecturer. Multiple topics in reconstructive surgery of the foot & ankle. “Hotel Wyndham El Conquistador”, Fajardo, P.R.
  • August 06-07 2004: Orthofix External / Internal Fixation Techniques Foot & Ankle Workshop / Sales Meeting. Orthofix Inc., Fort Worth / Dallas, Tx. Speaker / Lecturer for the sales division on: “The use and applications of internal & external fixation in foot and ankle surgery”.
  • August 8-12, 2007: Puerto Rico Podiatric Medical Society Annual Scientific Meeting Lecturer. Topics on Foot & Ankle surgery. Rearfoot Reconstructive Surgical Procedures lecture series.
  • November 13, 2004: Orthofix Local Podiatry Workshop for the North Florida / Tallahassee Podiatry Association. The use and applications of external fixators in foot and ankle surgery”.
  • May 13-14, 2011: APMA, (American Podiatry Medical Association), Region 3 Annual Meeting. Three lectures on Adult and Pediatric Flatfoot Reconstructive Surgery.
  • May 21, 2012: I.C.R.S., (International Cartilage Research Society; www.cartilage.com), Annual International Meeting. Lecture/Presentation: “Dermal Graft Application in Hallux Limitus/Rigidus, for Salvage of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint”.
  • January 21, 2013: SAMS Florida Podiatry Association 2013 Scientific Meeting. Caribe Royal Hotel & Convention Center, Orlando, FL, USA. Presented multiple lectures related to Foot & Ankle Reconstructive surgical techniques.
  • June 23-25, 2013: Puerto Rico Podiatry Association Annual Scientific Meeting. Rio Grande , P.R. Presented multiple lectures related to Foot & Ankle reconstructive surgery.
  • June 2014 – To present: Member of the AECP, (Academia Espanola de Cirujanos Podologos). Multiple lectures and seminars related to foot & ankle surgical reconstructive procedures and pathologies.
  • January-April 2017: Fellowship Completion on “Orthoplastic Microsurgical Limb Reconstruction & Deformity Correction”. St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL. Fellowship director: Dr. Edgardo R. Rodriguez-Collazo.
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