Our Services Include:

Podiatrists are professionally trained to treat many conditions relating to foot and ankle pain. Some common disorders we treat include:

Meet Dr. Kopelman

Jeff D. Kopelman, DPM, MS

Dr. Jeff Kopelman, DPMDr. Kopelman has been a podiatrist since 1990. He was born in St. Petersburg in 1963, and went through elementary school, middle school, and high school locally. Dr. Kopelman graduated from Emory University in 1986. In 1990, he graduated from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, valedictorian of his class. He did a surgical residency for two years at University Medical Center in Plantation, Florida.

The Kopelman family has been practicing podiatry in St. Petersburg, FL for over 40 years. Dr. Jeff Kopelman took over his father’s practice in 1992. The Heel & Foot Pain Center of Tampa Bay has three office locations to serve our patients needs.

Firsts in Community

  • First podiatrist with surgical and ER privileges at Bayfront Hospital.
  • First Head of Podiatry section at St. Anthony’s Hospital.
  • First podiatrist in St. Petersburg to also work with an orthopedic group.
  • First podiatrist to take ER call at Palms of Pasadena.

Dr. Kopelman is on staff at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Anthony’s Hospital, Palms of Pasadena, Edward White, Northside, St. Pete General, Morton Plant Hospital, as well as the Center for Special Surgery, Bellair Surgical Center, and Health South Surgery Center. He treats patients of all ages and is board certified in Podiatric Surgery and Woundcare. Dr. Kopelman sees patients in his three office sites in St. Petersburg & Seminole, All Florida Orthopedics, Nursing Homes, ALFs, and he also makes housecalls.