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Welcome from our Program Director

Founded in 1974, Westside Regional Medical Center has evolved into a 296-bed medical center and healthcare complex continuously striving to provide the highest care for the residents of Broward County.

Garnering CPME and ACFAS accreditations, as well as rich interaction with the local residency programs, this fellowship provides rich diversity and opportunity for personal and educational growth as a young physician.

Mission Statement

The Westside Regional Medical Center Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship program’s mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders. As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values, and ideals.

Program Overview

  • The fellow has the ability to participate in a wide variety of cases. These cases will range from forefoot reconstruction, rearfoot reconstruction, trauma, sports medicine, wound care, and elective cases. If interested, there will be cases that involve various applied biologics.
  • There is time for office/clinic work on a weekly basis.
  • Research is mandatory.
  • The fellow is required to produce at least one manuscript for publication in foot and ankle care publications.
  • The fellow is encouraged to participate in resident lead research and case presentations contiguous with the Westside Regional Medical Center podiatric residency.
  • The fellow will be responsible for following the regulations set forth in the fellowship manual.
  • The fellow is encouraged to participate in national and state-level conferences, exhibiting completed research and providing educational lectures. These may include:
    • ACFAS National Conference
    • Florida SAM conference
    • Westside Regional Medical Center Symposium
    • Available Fellow advanced training courses

Get to Know the Team

Warren Windram, DPM Program Director

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Stipend: $58,282 plus benefits

Frequently Asked Questions about our Internal Medicine Residency Program

We have received our 10 year-continued accreditation on September 18th, 2013.
The Program Director reviews all the applications to our program and evaluates the applicants’ overall skills and professional achievements; a decision to invite a candidate for an interview is based on several factors, not only the medical school graduation year.
We currently only accept J-1 Visa applicants.
Not at the moment of your application. We do request that you submit an ECFMG Status Report with your ERAS common application.
The Program Director, Associate Program Director and other faculty review all the applications to our program and evaluate the applicant's overall skills and professional achievements; a decision to invite a candidate for an interview is based on several factors, not only USMLE scores.
Research is a major portion of our Internal Medicine residency training program. Our residents are active participants of regional and national events that foster research and scholarly activities. Our faculty members work very closely with residents to encourage publications and research according to the residents’ area of interest. Our residents receive an annual stipend to participate in activities that promote research and scholarly activity and are required to complete one research project at the time of graduation. A minimum of one Quality Improvement Project is expected from residents graduating from the program. The program also organizes a research week during the month of September to promote and acknowledge the research results within the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program.
We are located in central Aventura. The Aventura mall which is the third largest in the United States is 5 minutes from the hospital. The Gulfstream shopping and restaurant plaza is 3 minutes from the hospital. There are numerous multicultural cuisines within a 10 minute radius of the hospital. Both North Miami and South Beach are about 15-20 minutes from the hospital. There is always something to do in Miami.
Yes, $2,500 annually.
We currently offer Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Critical Care, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Cardiology, Hospice and Palliative Care.

Osman Perez, DO graduated in 2018 and is currently a Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow at Tulane University.

Romina Bromberg, MD graduated in 2018 and is currently an Infectious Disease Fellow at UCONN.

Kairavee Dave, MD graduated in 2017 and is currently a Gastroenterology Fellow at Aventura Hospital.

Binna Chokshi, MD graduated in 2018 and is currently a Cardiology Fellow at UNLV.

The remainder of our graduates are practicing as hospitalists in other states.