Dr. Julian Menendez


Born in Wilmington, North Carolina, Dr. Julian Menendez has been a Florida resident since age five. He graduated from the University of South Florida, with a bachelor of science in Biology and went on to study Podiatry at Barry University, in Miami, Florida.  Dr. Julian Menendez has been a Podiatric Physician since graduating in 2004, and went on to complete a residency program through the James A Haley, Tampa VA specializing in surgery, wound care, and limb salvage, and reconstruction of the lower extremity.

Dr. Menendez, has been serving the Saint Petersburg area since 2006 and has been building a successful practice, focusing on patient care and satisfaction as his main goal. With a well experienced and pleasant staff, our goal is to meet your every need and make your podiatric experience pleasurable all while providing education to the patient that will help them maintain a healthy lifestyle for the future.

Dr. Menendez is bilingual, also speaking Spanish and is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry, Board Certified in Podiatric Surgery and Primary Care in Podiatric Medicine. He is also treats patients of all ages and maladies.

Dr. Menendez is on staff at Largo Medical Center, Indian Rocks and Main campus, Northside Hospital, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. He is also a member of the Largo Medical Center Indian Rocks Wound Healing Center for over 10 years.

James A. Haley V.A. Hospital, July, 2004 – July, 2006

Barry University, Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, May 2004 

University of South Florida, Tampa, Bachelor of Science Degree, Biology, December, 1997

Hospital Staff Placements & Privileges

• Largo Medical Center, Indian Rocks, Wound Care Center

• Northside Hospital

• St. Petersburg General Hospital

• Largo Medical Center

Certification, Licensure & Additional Skills

• Diplomate, American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry

• Board Certified in Podiatric Surgery and Primary Care in Podiatric Medicine

• Certified ACLS, BLS

• Bilingual- English/Spanish   

Undergraduate Research & Awards

        Progressive and gender-dependent cognitive impairment in the APP(SW) transgenic mouse model for Alzheimer’s disease.” 1997. Published Sept, 1999. Behav Brain Res.  103 (2): 145-162.

        James A. Haley V.A./ Dept. of Biology Fellowship Award, 1996.
        “Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibition Prolongs Survival and Limits Metastatic Spread of Human Pancreatic Cancer in Nude Mice”, 1996, 1997.

        “Physiologic Effects of Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitors on Wound Healing Using a Nude Mouse Model”, 1996, 1997.

        “Cardiotoxic Effects of Chemotherapeutins Used in Pediatric Patients with Leukemia”, 1997.


• Committee Chair
• Class Treasurer
• Sports Medicine Club
• Surgery Club Member
• Surgery Club Vice President
• Lower Extremity Anatomy Tutor/ TA
• Biochemistry Tutor/ TA