James M. Losito, DPM

Specialty:

Foot and Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine

Board Certifications:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Mercy Hospital

Medical School:

  • California College of Podiatric Medicine (Class of 1985)

Academic Appointments:

  • Professor, School of Podiatric Medicine

Committee Memberships:

  • 1989 – present. Florida Podiatric Medical Association
  • 1989 – present. Dade County Podiatric Medical Association
  • 1989 – present. American Podiatric Medical Association
  • 1991 – present. American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics
  • 1992 – present. American College of Sports Medicine
  • 1996 – present. Member, Athletic Advisory Council, Barry University
  • 1996 – 2003. Member, Journal Review Committee, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • 2003 – 2004. President, Executive Board, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • 2005 – present. Past President, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • 2012 – present. Operative and Invasive Procedures Review Committee, Mercy Hospital

Publications:

  • Jones, J., & Losito, J. (2007) Tibial sesmoid fracture in a softball player. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 97(1): 85-88.
  • Losito, J. M. (2010) Volleyball and Basketball Footwear. In M. Werd & L. Knight (Eds.) Athletic Footwear and Orthosis in Sports Medicine. Springer.
  • Losito, J., Herrera, V., & Gonzalez, R. et al. (2012) Calcaneal intraosseous Lipoma Treated with External Fixation: Case report and review of literature. In A. Banks (Ed.) Podiatry Institute Update 2012.
  • Merrill, T., Losito, J., & Cala, M. et al. (2012) Multiple applications of the Minirail. In A. Banks (Ed.) Podiatry Institute Update 2012.

Scientific Poster Presentation:

  • Schneller, J., & Losito, J. (2005).Surgical Management of Non-ossifying Fibroma. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting (March 8-12th 2005). New Orleans, LA.

Scientific Presentations:

  • Losito, J. L. (2006) Chronic exertional compartment syndrome. Florida Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting (January 7, 2006). Orlando, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2006) Heel pain: Essentials for practice success. American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics and Medicine (October 28, 2006). San Francisco, CA.
  • Losito, J. L. (2006) Heel pain: Essentials for practice success. American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics and Medicine (November 11, 2006). Miami, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2007) Achilles tendonopathy in athletes. New York State Podiatric Medical Association Podiatric Medical and Surgical Update Seminar (September 28, 2007). Buffalo, NY.
  • Losito, J. L. (2007) Fifth metatarsal injuries in athletes. New York State Podiatric Medical Association Podiatric Medical and Surgical Update Seminar (September 28, 2007). Buffalo, NY.
  • Losito, J. L. (2008) Chronic exertional compartment syndrome. ACFAOM 1st Annual Scientific Conference (August 14-17th, 2008). Orlando, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2008) Fifth metatarsal injuries in athletes. ACFAOM 1st Annual Scientific Conference (August 14-17th, 2008). Orlando, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2008) Metatarsal stress fractures in the athlete. ACFAOM 1st Annual Scientific Conference (August 14-17th, 2008). Orlando, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2008) Orthotic management in the athlete. ACFAOM 1st Annual Scientific Conference (August 14-17th, 2008). Orlando, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Orthotic Update. Florida Podiatric Medical Association Annual meeting (January 14th, 2009). Orlando, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Common running injuries; shin splints. 12th Annual Georgia Summit (February 11-14, 2009). Atlanta, GA.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Achilles Tendonopathy. 9th Annual meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, PR.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Athletic shoe evaluation. 9th Annual Meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Common athletic injuries. 9th Annual Meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) History, Physical Evaluation of the Athlete. 9th Annual meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Lateral Ankle Injuries. 9th Annual Meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Metatarsus adductus. 9th Annual Meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, Puerto Rico
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Osteochondrosis. 9th Annual Meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
  • Losito, J. L. (2009) Pediatric Lower Extremity History and Physical Examination. 9th Annual Meeting of Puerto Rican Society of Podiatrists (June 16-19th, 2009). Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
  • Losito, J. L. (2010) Case studies in sports medicine. Montana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting (January 14-17, 2010). Big Sky, MT.
  • Losito, J. L. (2010) Common running injuries. Montana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting (January 14-17, 2010). Big Sky, MT.
  • Losito, J. L. (2010) Conservative management of Achilles tendonopathy. Montana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting (January 14-17, 2010). Big Sky, MT.
  • Losito, J. L. (2010) Ankle Block Anesthesia. 3rd Annual Anesthesia and Pain Management Symposium (May 3rd, 2010). Coral Gables, FL.
  • Losito, J. L. (2010) Orthosis usage in athletes. Florida Podiatric Medical Association Meeting (June 11-13th, 2010). Bonita Springs, FL.

Additional Professional Activities:

  • 1991 - present Director, Fellowship in Podiatric Sports Medicine, Barry University/Mercy Hospital, Miami, FL.
  • 1988 - present Team Podiatric Physician, Barry University Athletic Program
  • 1998 - Present Team Podiatric Physician, Miami Heat, National Basketball Association
  • 2000 - Present Team Podiatric Physician, University of Miami
  • 2004 - Present Podiatric Consultant, Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas