Dr. Perler specializes in trauma, pediatric foot, and ankle problems, sports & dance medicine, peripheral nerve disorders, advanced adult reconstruction, 3-D printing, and total ankle joint replacement.
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Rosalind Franklin School of Podiatric Medicine
Palmetto General Hospital
Deformity Correction with External Ring Fixation, Kurgan, Russia
AO Trauma Fellowship, Hanover, Germany
With over 17 years of experience, Dr. Perler has performed hundreds of ankle replacements, ankle fusions, ankle deformity corrections, triple arthrodesis, subtalar fusions, and flatfoot reconstructions. He is board-certified in both Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Dr. Perler has been extensively trained on all available total ankles on the market and is one of a few select surgeons who are on the ankle replacement design team for Zimmer/Biomet. In addition, he currently has three patents on his ankle replacement design. He was also the first surgeon in the state of Florida to perform a custom 3-D printed partial ankle replacement and was the first one in the country to do a custom printed ankle from an anterior approach. Dr. Perler has also recently started the first Foot & Ankle Fellowship training program in the area.
Dr. Perler is fully engaged in new product innovation holding several national and international patents and has several innovations that are in the process of coming to the market. He is involved in new product development from the onset of practice and co-founded InMotus Medical, a company that specializes in medical device conceptual development and incubation, and assists other surgeons in developing new groundbreaking medical technologies.