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Dr. Adam Ringler

Podiatry
Hialeah, FL
19 years experience male

Locations

Florida Foot and Ankle Associates

Hollywood, FL

Address

750 South Feredal Hwy, Hollywood, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

3056936656

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Cigna

Medicare

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

Florida Foot and Ankle Associates

Hialeah, FL

About

Bio

Dr Ringler is Board Certified in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery buy the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He graduated from medical school as Valedictorian and completed a 3 year surgical residency which focused on complex foot and ankle trauma as well as wound care.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

Wound care

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

68 Answers
1 Agree
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Broken foot: The time the fracture needs to heal depends on the location of the fracture as well as the circulation statusof the person. Some bone seal faster tha... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Bruised Foot: Bruising is blood that has leaked into the skin. Slowly the body will 'absorb' this and it will change colors from purple, to green to yellow. It ma... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Foot Cast: Yes, but that depends on the location and type of fracture. Some fractures will only need a special hard bottom shoe or sometimes nothing at all. On... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Toe callus: Most of the time, calluses are due to friction and pressure from the toes against your shoes. You can keep trimming off the callus skin but on until ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Nail fungus: A common description of nail fungus is that the nail becomes either yellow or white. There can be separation from the nail and the underlying nailbe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Diabetic ulcer: Diabetic ulcers usually are nonpainful do to lack of sensation (neuropathy) in the feet. An area in which there is redness may indicate increased pr... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Bunion/Fracture: A lot of that depends on the location of the other fracture but if you will be off the foot for the fracture, it may be a good time to consider doing ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Diabetic ulcer: Infections can be superficial or deep, simple or complicated and are very variable. When infection reaches the bone very often amputation and removal ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Pain/weak ankle: Pain may be due to may causes but the weakness should be looked at further. Perhaps you have a problem in the back causing nerve compression and weak... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Hammertoe Amputation: There are many variables in the bunion and a lot of that depends on the xrays. It would be very uncommon to have the toe amputation as a treatment be... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Fixator metatarsal: While the fixator has lost strength because the pin was removed, it will still help to maintain position while you begin gradual transition to weightb... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Bruise to foot: The most likely cause would be from trauma or stepping on something. If he does not remember any type of injury to the foot, it ma may have been from ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Ankle Swelling: There are many reasons that the ankle may be swollen. It is hard to give a diagnosis without a full exam. A thorough exam and perhaps an MRI may be ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Toenail fungus: Toenail fungus is simply caused by a fungus which has entered the nail and start growing and spreading. Treatment can range from topical medication to... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Nail fungus: There are some prescription medicaitons such as a nail polish which contains prescription strength antifungal that can be used topically. Just be pat... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Vinegar nail fungus: This is something i often here patient's say they have tried as a home remedy. While there may be some validity to using vinegar to soften the nail wh... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Floppy Pinky: It is difficult to understand the problem. First I must know if this is an actual physical problem where the toe IS 'flopping' or is it just the sens... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Vicks Nail Fungus: Although i've never read anything about this treatment for nail fungus, I do find several patients would've try this prior to coming to my office. Wha... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Broken Foot: There are a lot of variables which affect how quickly the fracture heals. Some depend on the patient's health status and others depend on the location... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Why fungus?: Fungus is everywhere in the environment. If it enters an area where fungus can reproduce (dark, moist, warm) then it can start to grow. Keeping your... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Diabetic ulcer: Diabetic ulcers can be caused by lateral circulation but most commonly are due to lack of sensation/neuropathy. Because patient does not feel pain, t... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Hammertoe: In hammertoe surgery, the pain is usually used to maintain the new position of the toe. Without such fixation, the toe tends to return to its preopera... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Early toe fungus: When it is very mild, topical treatment can often be effective for nail fungus. Topical creams/gels and even prescription nail polish is to be effecti... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Bone Arch: If it is in the arch closer to the ankle, this may be an enlarged navicular bone. In some people, this bone can be enlarged or even have a 'secondary... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Nail Fungus: This lump on the toe under the nail can be skin that has changed shape due to the fungus or possibly some of the fungus itself that is attached to the... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Pulling in arch: A classic presentation of plantar fasciitis is pain in the arch on the bottom of the foot near the heel. It is usually worse in the morning when you ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Redness to calf: Although I am not sure of the history of your problem, any redness/swelling in the calf region can be a sign of infection/ cellulitis or vascular prob... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Ingrown nails: Many times, ingrown nails are actually caused by a deformity at the nail root or matrix. If you have had to remove them several times, chances are som... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Ankle Growth Plate: Without an x ray and clinical exam it is hard to say what me be causing this. It is possible it is not even related at all. A history of sprains or ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Fracture Healing Tim: In most cases, 6-8 weeks should be enough to heal a fracture in the foot. However, if you have certain risk factors (smoker, diabetes, poor circulati... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Sleeping Foot: Do you have any wrapping on the foot? If there is anything causing pressure to a part of if there is swelling this can cause pressure on the nerves a... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Refracture: After any fracture, it takes anywhere between 6 months to a year with a bone remodeling process to complete. During this time, it is possible to refra... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Diabetic ulcer: Diabetics have increased risk for development of ulcers because of neuropathy which is often seen in uncontrolled diabetics. Neuropathy is a condition... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Toenail fungus: Toenail fungus is very difficult to treat and there is nothing that works 100% of the time. I usually described for possible treatment options to my p... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Nail fungus: In my experience, over-the-counter nail fungus treatment is only effective in very mild cases. Prescription medications and to be stronger and more e... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Diabetic ulcer: Diabetic ulcers are usually seen the patient does have poor circulation and poor sensation. Amputation is usually seen either due to poor circulation ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Circulation/diabetes: The best way to increase circulation is exercise. If there is a blockage or decrease in blood flow to the extremity, exercise while allowing her body... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Bunion surgery: A lot of this depends on what type of procedure performed. The most common procedures usually allow the patient to walk after the surgery although mos... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Nursing toe fungus: There are many topical forms of treatment ranging from topical cream and nail polish which can help to keep the fungus from spreading. Other treatment... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Tea Tree Fungus: This is commonly used as a natural remedies for toenail fungus but my experience is that it is not very effective in moderate or severe cases. It may ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Foot Weight Loss: It is common for people to gain a few pounds after a foot or ankle surgery because it is very hard to get any type of activity. Concentrate on your u... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Short Leg: Yes. Having one side shorter can cause compensations throught the knees, hips, back and neck. A simplme lift to the shoe can help to couteract all o... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Pain 7 months after: Sometimes that pain that was in one part from a fracture can cause pain in other parts is you are walking differently to avoid tender areas. It is al... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Foot pain: Some of the most common causes of pain in the feet when laying down are #1 poor circulation #2 neuropathy and #3 pinched nerves in the back. I w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Bump Ankle: It sounds like there may be a hematoma or blood clot under the skin, but you should get it checked out. Try warm compresses to the area and make sure... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Swelling Gout: Nothing in medicine is 100% but most often there is swelling seen with gout. There are certainly people who has less symptoms and it may be cause by ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Cam Walker boot: Fracture boots usually only come in about 4 different sizes so it'll never be the exact size of her foot. I tend to give boots that are slightly large... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Foot Drop Tendon: This depends on the tendon and muscles. First, an exam would have to be done to see how well each tendon/muscle component is working and then a deter... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Foot Haiku: Dry well between toes / Check daily for new lesions / Buy shoes that won't hurt.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 19 years experience
Foot injury: Most of the time, the pain should improve over the first day or 2. If you're unable to walk than x-rays may be necessary. Apply ice to the area and ta... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ringler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ringler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I heard that nail fungus starts in the digestive system. Your advice helps to protect the other nails. Thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you so much for helpful information
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Thanks I appreciate the info. Foot is almost healed and I'm walking

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine,
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

PALMETTO GENERAL HOSPITAL
Completed 2006

Awards

Chief Resident
Humanitarian Award, Ashland University
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

APMA
Florida Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
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