Dr. Vanessa Nieves, DPM

Dr. Vanessa Nieves, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Vanessa Nieves, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1995 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.Read her story

5767 Curry Ford Rd

Orlando, FL 32822

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Hammer Toe
more than 51% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
more than 23% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 14% of peers

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Dr. Nieves' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nieves "I love God, my family, friends and have passion to help people with their feet health problems. When I'm not taking care of my family and patients I often volunteer around my community, helping the homeless and supporting pro-youth organizations. I love hiking and traveling. I model Jesus ministry, I practice forgiveness to whom for some reason hurt those around them. I pray for people who still haven't met Jesus in their hearts. I met Him more than thirty years ago and is the best thing that ever happened to me! He keeps me happy and no negative comment ever made have kept me away from living under the grace and favor of my God. Glory be to him! God Bless to You All."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nieves ""My philosophy of practice is to treat each patient the same way I would like to be treated myself. I take the time to listen and get to know each patient as a whole. After nearly twenty years of practicing Podiatric Medicine I firmly believe that a successful treatment outcome relies on a collaborative effort among all colleagues providing medical care to the patient, the patient's support system at home and the patient him/herself. That's why I love to discuss with patients about not only their medical concerns but also anything they would like to share with me, this allows for a rewarding open and honest patient-doctor relationship"."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bowed Legs
  • Bunion
  • Burning Feet Syndrome
  • Callus
  • Corn
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes-Like Foot Weakness
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Digital Deformities of the Feet
  • Dropfoot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Injury
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poor Circulation
  • Tendonitis
  • Ulcer of Foot
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12  Procedures

  • Casting
  • Debridement
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Kinesio® Taping
  • Nail Avulsion
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nail Care
  • Permanent Nail Removal

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 Sacred Heart PR
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nieves has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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This doctor it’s beyond rude I was shocked that she’s was a doctor never in my lifeblood have I met someone who is as unprofessional as her. I do not see how she is in business.
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This is the worst "doctor's" office in Orlando. The doctor and her staff are very rude and unprofessional. They do not care about the patients or family members who accompany them. It's almost like they look down on the paying patient. I called my mother's medicare/insurance provider and filed a...Read More
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She is great. She Belives in others things then surgery
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