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April 29, 2013
New Podiatrist

DELAND – Podiatrist Matthew J. Hentzel, DPM, has joined the medical staff at Florida Hospital DeLand and opened the Foot and Ankle of Volusia practice.

Dr. Hentzel grew up in Volusia County, returned to the area following his residency training, and has been in private practice in the area for the last 10 years. He specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of foot and ankle problems, focusing on diabetic care, sports medicine and wound care.

Dr. Hentzel is board certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Med from the College of Charleston in S.C. and a doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences in Miami Shores, Fla. He completed a podiatric surgical residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Miami.

Additionally, Dr. Hentzel has traveled to Mexico to volunteer with Barry University’s Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project (YCCP). The YCCP was established in 1996 to provide surgical and medical treatment to crippled children in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Since its inception, physicians and surgeons from Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine have helped thousands of children who suffer from disabilities get back on their feet.

He is accepting new patients and most insurance plans. His new office is located at 1070 North Stone Street, Suite E, DeLand and can be reached at (386) 943-3175.

About Florida Hospital DeLand
Florida Hospital DeLand is a 156-bed full-service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services in addition to 24-hour emergency and critical care. The hospital is a member of the Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation and works to provide exceptional, patient-focused care to the DeLand community. Florida Hospital DeLand is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and Disease-Specific Care Certified by the Joint Commission in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Additionally, the hospital is Chest Pain Accredited with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and is also a Certified Stroke Center. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand, visit www.fhdeland.org.

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