Macalee Harlis Jr., DPM, AACFAS

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Macalee Harlis Jr., DPM, AACFAS

Macalee Harlis Jr., DPM, AACFAS is a board certified podiatrist and podiatric surgeon in the southern Florida area, with specialties in minimally invasive surgery, diabetic limb salvage, and total ankle replacement.

Dr. Harlis completed his undergraduate studies at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL where he earned his BA in Chemistry in 2012. He then attended Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Shores, FL where he earned his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) in 2016. Three years of postgraduate residency training followed at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL (2016-2018), and Larkin Palm Springs Community Hospital in Hialeah, FL, where he served as the Chief Podiatry Resident (2018-2019). 

Dr. Harlis has been in private practice since 2016. He is board certified with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is affiliated with several hospitals in the southern Florida region including Martin Memorial Medical Center North, Martin Memorial Hospital South, Saint Lucie Medical Center, and Tradition Hospital. Dr. Harlis is a member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association, and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Harlis has been recognized for excellence in leadership and academics throughout his academic and podiatric career. He has held leadership positions in various organizations and is active in both community and mission outreach.

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2014 - Certified
  • Basic Life Support, 2016 - Certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2016 - Certified
  • 2012: Podiatric Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • 2013: Podiatric Leadership Scholarship Recipient
  • 2013: School of Podiatric Medicine Dean’s List
  • 2014: Podiatric Leadership Scholarship
  • 2014: School of Podiatric Medicine Dean’s List
  • 2015: School of Podiatric Medicine Dean’s List
  • 2015: School of Podiatric Medicine President’s List
  • 2016: School of Podiatric Medicine Clinical Skills Award
  • 2020: Best of Charlotte County Podiatry Finalist

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

AACFAAS, 2019- Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons/ QUALIFIED

ASSOCIATIONS:

Florida Podiatric Medical Association 2012- Present

American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2019- Present

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY:
Harlis, Macalee, Jr., Homer, Von M., and Norris, Mike C. 'Propulsion: The Use of Mortons Extension in Athletics: An Old Remedy or Innovative Advantage.' Current Pedorthics 47.1 (2015): 14-16. Harlis, Macalee Jr., Brill, Jacqueline., Phillingane, Justin.,  Lopez, Raymond. “Perioperative Fluorescent Angiography and the Applications in Podiatric Surgery” (2016)

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:

  • 2020-2021: Charlotte County Podiatric Component President
  • 2019: Charlotte County Podiatric Component Vice President
  • 2018: Chief Podiatry Resident
  • 2012-2015: Chair of the Barry University Class of 2016 Grievance Committee
  • 2012-2015: Chair of Barry University Class of 2016 Academic Committee
  • 2013-2015: Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Parliamentarian
  • 2015: Member of the Residency Fair Committee for the Class of 2016 2013: Co-chair for 3rd Annual Heal the Stride 5k

COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND MISSION TRIPS: 

  • Yucatan Crippled Children’s Projection 2018/ Yucatan, Mexico
  • Keynote Speaker for Uplift Hampton Preparatory 2016/ Dallas, Texas
  • Keynote Speaker at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School’s Graduation 2014/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Organized the “Heal the Stride” 5K 2013/ Miami, Florida 

 

TaNika Rae-Ann Harlis DPM, AACFAS, DABPM

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TaNika Rae-Ann Harlis DPM, AACFAS, DABPM

TaNika Rae-Ann Harlis DPM, AACFAS, DABPM is a board certified podiatrist and podiatric surgeon in the southern Florida area, with specialties in minimally invasive surgery, diabetic limb salvage, and total ankle replacement.

Dr. Harlis completed her undergraduate studies at the Florida International University in Miami, FL, where she earned her BS in Biological Sciences in 2011. She then attended Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Shores, FL where she earned her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) in 2015. Her postgraduate education included a three-year residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, FL from 2015-2018.

Dr. Harlis has been in private practice since 2015. She is affiliated with several hospitals in the southern Florida region including Martin Memorial Medical Center North, Martin Memorial Hospital South, Saint Lucie Medical Center, and Tradition Hospital. Dr. Harlis is a member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association, and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Harlis has held many leadership positions in various organizations throughout her academic and podiatric career and is active in both community and mission outreach. She is fluent in Spanish and Conversational American Sign Language.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support/ CERTIFIED
  • Advanced Life Support/CERTIFIED
  • Basic Life Support/ CERTIFIED
  • Board Certified – American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Board Qualified – American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine/CERTIFIED
  • Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons/QUALIFIED

ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association 2012- Present
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2019- Present

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY:

Harlis T, Johnson M, Oki A, Pham K, and Phillingane, J. The Effects of Red Bull on Total Ventilation and Oxygen Consumption Under Resting Conditions, 2012. Ferguson B, Harlis T, and Johnson M. The Effect of Supportive Devices on Foot Structure uring Pregnancy, 2015. Cruz J, Harlis T, and Marin L. Correction of a Limb Length Discrepancy with Rigid Pes Cavovarus Using Distraction Osteogenesis with Internal and External fixation: A Case Report, 2017

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:

  • Founder of the Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Podiatry Recruitment Liaison Position/2012
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Podiatry Recruitment Liaison Position/2012-2014
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Secretary/2012-2014
  • Student Ambassador for the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine Admissions Department/2012-2015
  • Residency Rep Lunch Organizer/2016-2017
  • Former President of the Charlotte County Podiatric Medical Association/2019-2020
  • Former Secretary-Treasurer of the Medical Executive Committee, Bayfront Punta Gorda Hospital/2020-2021
  • Former Chairwoman of the Vetting Committee for Allocation of Medical Staff funds, Bayfront Punta Gorda Hospital/2020-2021
  • Former Vice Chief of Surgery, Bayfront Punta Gorda Hospital/2020-2021
  • Vice Chief of Surgery, Bayfront Port Charlotte/2021
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association Young Practitioner Liaison/2020-current

COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND MISSION TRIPS: 

  • Keynote Speaker for Junior League Career Planning Event 2015/ MIAMI, FLORIDA
  • Keynote Speaker at Achievers Institute Career Day 2015/ PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA
  • Keynote Speaker at Women Empowering Girls Retreat 2016/ HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA
  • Steps of Life Foundation Medical Mission Trip/2016 2016/ SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • Steps of Life Foundation Medical Mission Trip/2017 2017/ SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • Keynote Speaker at Women Empowering Girls Retreat/2017 2017/ HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA
 

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