Orlando E. Nunez, DPM, MD* came to the Coeur d'Alene Foot & Ankle Clinic in 2008 after graduating from Rosalind Franklin University of Medical and Science College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and completing a three-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency post graduation at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, Florida. Dr. Nunez is licensed to practice as a Podiatrist in the states of Idaho and Florida, and licensed to practice as a Medical Doctor in the countries of Colombia, Mexico and Spain.
Dr. Nunez is originally from Cartagena, Colombia where he attended the University of Cartagena and in 1989 obtained his MD (Medical Doctor) after completing an internship in General Medicine. He has worked as a general physician at St. Francisco de Asis Hospital in Quibdo, Colombia and Maria Auxiliadora Maternity Clinic in Cartagena, Colombia. He practiced as a PA at The Neuro Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Nunez also worked as an Orthopedic resident at the Institute Mexicano del Seguro Social in Guadalajara, Mexico and completed a two year fellowship in Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery sponsored by the Academy of Ambulatory Foot & Ankle Surgery.
Dr. Nunez is Assistant Professor and Fellow of the Academy of Ambulatory Foot & Ankle Surgery and assists in a teaching and translating capacity at the annual cadaver seminars. He is also a member of The American Board of Podiatric Surgery. In 2010 and 2013 he co-authored chapters in two Orthopedic texts on minimally invasive surgical techniques for Springer Book Publishers, Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle. He also co-authored an article for a journal publication in Italy.
Dr. Nunez is on staff at the Coeur d'Alene Foot & Ankle Surgery Center and the Kootenai Medical Center, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. He is in network for most insurance plans. Dr. Nunez offers a broad knowledge base and experience to his patients. Having lived in larger cities such as Chicago and Miami, Dr. Nunez enjoys the slower pace of Coeur d'Alene as well as the beautiful environment.
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