Dr. Schilero joined the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in 2016 after completing her residency in foot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery at West Houston Medical Center. She has completed a fellowship with Dr. Paley and performs specialized treatments for a variety of foot and ankle conditions. She also specializes in an innovative approach to complex wounds.

Christina Schilero, DPM, AACFAS

Foot & Ankle Surgeon


  • American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Board-Qualified in Foot Surgery
  • American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Board-Qualified in Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

Professional Development

  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Annual Conference; Austin, TX; 2016
  • Greater Texas Education Foundation No Nonsense Seminar; New Orleans, LA; 2014, 2015
  • APMA Annual Scientific Conference; Seattle, WA; 2010
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association & Management Symposium; 2007

Awards / Honors

  • Merit Scholarship Recipient | Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Societies

  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons; 2013 – present
  • American Podiatric Medical Association; 2013 – present
  • American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine; 2013 – 2016


2016 - 2017

Advanced Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship in Limb Deformity Correction

The Paley Institute, West Palm Beach, FL

2013 - 2016

Resident Physician: Foot & Ankle Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle

West Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX

2009 - 2013

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Kent State University, Cleveland, OH

2004 - 2006

Bachelors of Health Services, Health Administration

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL