Dr. Tatiana Wellens, DPM

Dr. Tatiana Wellens, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Tatiana Wellens, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Winter Haven, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Barry University School Of Podiatric Medicine in 1997 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.Read her story

101 6th St NW

Winter Haven, FL 33881

Contact Information

(863) 299-4551

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Plantar Fasciitis
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more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Wellens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wellens "Dr. Tatiana Wellens-Bruschayt has been in practice in Polk County, Florida since 1999. She has offices in Winter Haven, Lakeland and Davenport. She is the president of Central Florida Foot and Ankle Center and has been trained in top medical institutions worldwide including South Miami Hospital, Baptist Health Systems Hospital, Ilizarov Institute for External Fixation in Russia, and Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her Ph.D in biomedical sciences in 2002 and is only one of few podiatrists in the United States to carry a degree of Doctor of podiatric medicine as well as Ph.D. Dr. Wellens is board certified by the American College of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow with American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She has performed over 4000 operations on foot and ankle and has been actively involved in clinical research directly associated with approval of medical devices through Food and Drug Administration. She is currently heading podiatric practice that specializes in medicine and reconstructive surgery of foot and ankle, which is the largest practice in Polk County, Florida. In her free time, Dr. Wellens enjoys water skiing, snow skiing, working out, and spending time with her two sons. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wellens "Dr. Wellens practices in Winter Haven, Lakeland and Davenport. As Podiatric Surgeons we treat a wide variety of common podiatric maladies, such as structural conditions including bunions, hammertoes, flat feet, heel pain, neuromas, diabetic foot issues and arthritic conditions. We also specialize in treating trauma induced injuries such as ligament tears, ankle sprains, fractures of the foot and ankle and injuries associated with professional and recreational sports.Another area of expertise is treatment of congenital conditions in children."

5  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

34  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
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28  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Barry University School Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Central Institute Of Trauma and Orthopedics
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • South Miami Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • American College Of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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What People Say About Dr. Tatiana Wellens, DPM
Diagnosed my problem immediately. Very professional and friendly Took time to answer all my questions Staff professional and very helpful
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Cathy Leonard – Aug 22, 2018
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They were able to get me walking with no pain again.I'll coming here for all my foot paon
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Jeremy Swearengin – May 18, 2018
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I was a new patient. Called at 9AM for an appointment for painful ingrown toenail. Scheduled me for 2PM that same day, (which is almost unheard of these days). Arrived early 1:30PM to fill out paperwork. Was called into exam room at 1:50PM. Was attended to right then. Dr. Wellens numbed...Read More
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I can't say enough good about Dr. Wellens and her staff! She cares for you like she is caring for family! I went to see her the first part of December 2017 and she knew that I needed surgery, she made me as comfortable as could be till the first of the year to help save me a 1500 dollar...Read More
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Pamela Smith in LAKELAND – May 04, 2018
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Everyone was great very professional and helpful.
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Feb 23, 2018
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