A LITTLE ABOUT US

Dr. John Harris is a native of Orlando, Florida. He first developed a an interest in medicine after a high school anatomy class. Dr. Harris has been practicing in Jacksonville, Florida since 2006. He is double board certified in Podiatry and Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery. He received his under graduate degree in Biology from Stetson University and his medical degree from Barry University in Miami, Florida. Dr. Harris completed one year residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida with additional two years at University of Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Harris Foot & Ankle is currently privileged at Baptist Medical Center - Downtown and South, Memorial Hospital, St. Vincent's Southside Plaza, Jacksonville Beach Surgery Center, Parkside Surgery Center, and Jacksonville Surgery Center.

Dr. Stephen Meritt is a Past President of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association and currently chairs the Quality Assurance Committee, the Hospital Committee and is the Association’s Medicare Liaison. Dr. Meritt is a consultant to the Florida Medicare carrier and BSBC of Florida. He is Founder and Director Emeritus of the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Program at UF Health and a former assistant professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery of the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, He has also served two terms on the Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine and is currently an expert for the Prosecution Services Unit of the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Meritt was honored as Podiatrist of the Year in 1995 and Practitioner of the Year in 1998 by the Florida Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Meritt was also honored as one of the Top 175 podiatrists in the United States by “Podiatry Management” in October 2006.

“When our feet hurt, 
we hurt all over.”
                    –Socrates