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Good News: Local podiatrist wins Guardian Angel award | Jacksonville News, Sports and Entertainment

Timothy Syperek, a podiatrist at Coastal Podiatry and Wound Care, has received the St. Vincent’s Guardian Angel award.

The award is given to a provider who has gone “above and beyond” expectations, according to St. Vincent’s Health Care Foundation Guardian Angel Program.

“The Guardian Angel Program allows grateful patients, their families and friends, the opportunity to support patient services and programs at St. Vincent’s Health Care, while recognizing the exemplary care received from a St. Vincent’s Guardian Angel health care provider,” said Jane R. Lanier, the program’s president and chief development officer.

Syperek provides comprehensive care for all aspects of the lower leg and foot at his Beaches and Orange Park locations, and he combines preventive options with surgical solutions. He is also an expert in diabetic wound care and is chief of podiatry at St. Vincent’s.

For his award, he received a guardian angel pin and a gift given in his honor to support the programs for children and families in the Jacksonville area.

Here’s more good news:

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council has recognized seven outstanding area women at its inaugural Women Who Make a Difference-St. Augustine ceremony and celebration. The fundraising event recognizes area women whose professional accomplishments and community service exemplify the values of Girl Scouting.

The 2017 honorees are Julia Click, Flagler Hospital; Jessica L. Evans, Regions Bank; Teresa Meares, DGG Uniform and Work Apparel; Tania Schmidt-Alpers, Betty Griffin Center; Kelly Smith, Wells Fargo Community Bank, North Florida Region; Kelly Sullivan, attorney; and Pamela Way, St. Johns River Water Management District.

“Girl Scouts of Gateway Council is pleased to recognize these extraordinary women who embody the traits of a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) and who serve as role models for girls in their communities,” said CEO Mary Anne…

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