About Us

Learn more about our experienced team of podiatrists and our commitment to patient care.

Your Foot Health Partner

At Total Podiatry, we are more than foot care specialists—we are partners in your journey to optimal foot health.

Led by Dr. Tribuiani, our dedicated team combines over two decades of experience with a passion for providing personalized and compassionate care. From advanced treatments to surgical solutions, we prioritize your comfort and well-being. Discover the Total Podiatry difference, where expertise meets empathy, ensuring every step you take is a step towards a healthier and pain-free life.

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Our Physicians

Meet our team of skilled and compassionate physicians dedicated to providing exceptional foot care tailored to your needs.

  • Alphonse R. Tribuiani

    Alphonse R. Tribuiani


    For over 23 years, Dr. Tribuiani has dedicated himself to becoming Southwest Florida's premier podiatrist. His ongoing commitment to excellence, continuous expertise refinement, and genuine focus on patient well-being have solidified his reputation as a trusted leader in providing comprehensive and exceptional foot care services to our community.

  • Joseph Schmidl

    Joseph Schmidl


    Dr. Joseph Schmidl is a highly skilled and compassionate board certified podiatric physician. He focuses on both conservative and surgical treatment options with an emphasis on non-surgical care. He believes all conservative treatment options should be thoroughly exhausted before considering surgical intervention.

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For over 23 years I've dedicated myself to becoming Southwest Florida's best podiatrist.

Dr. Alphonse R. Tribuiani, DPM, FACFAS has been in practice in Southwest Florida for over 23 years and has been one of the leaders in anti-fungal/anti-bacterial skin and nail treatments. Dr. Tribuiani formulated and created Deep Cover System® Treatment, which was the first fashion line to help cure unsightly nail fungus and skin disorders. These products were sold throughout the United States. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey and his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. He completed a one-year surgical and medical residency at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia followed by a two-year surgical residency at Crozer-Keystone Health System where he received extensive training in trauma and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle with special emphasis on diabetic limb salvage, Charcot reconstruction, and wound care management.

Our goal is to change the way you think about your feet, and we want you to love them as much as we do! Feet are our foundation and healthy feet are essential for overall health and wellbeing. We’ve seen a variety of feet in all conditions. No two feet are the same, and every person has different needs, which is why we take a caring and personalized approach to your foot care!

- Dr. Tribuiani

Medical Education

  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency Training

  • John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Crozer-Keystone Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA


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

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Institute Beauté for Advanced Cosmetic Foot Treatments

Publications & Public Appearances

Dr. Tribuiani has been featured in local and national television and magazines including FOX News, NBC, Shop NBC, Cosmopolitan, Lucky, and Allure magazines.

Joseph Schmidl

Dr. Schmidl is dedicated to providing the highest quality foot and ankle care to his patients.

Dr. Joseph Schmidl utilizes innovative techniques and advancements in regenerative medicine and surgery with individualized treatment plans. He believes in a patient-centered approach that allows his patients to be active participants in their own treatment. He takes immense pride in providing attentive, personalized care for all his patients and educating each patient about the etiology of their condition. He believes the underlying and aggravating condition should be addressed to properly treat the condition.

Dr. Schmidl, who is a New Jersey native, graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology. Following his undergraduate education, he received his medical degree from New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He then continued his medical and surgical training by completing a three-year residency at the Veteran Affairs hospital in New York City. During his residency, he had extensive training in both elective and non-elective foot and ankle surgeries as well as an intensive clinical experience with exposure to diverse pathology.

Dr. Schmidl is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. In addition, he holds certificates in both internal fixation and ankle arthroscopy and regularly attends labs and seminars for continued education. He is also a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Florida Podiatric Medical Association, and American Society of Podiatric Surgeons.

Dr. Schmidl lives in Collier County. When he is not treating patients he enjoys volunteering in the local community, running, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Medical Education

  • New York College Podiatric Medicine - New York, NY
  • Tulane University, School of Science and Engineering - New Orleans, LA

Residency Training

  • Department of Veterans Affairs - New York Harbor Healthcare System
  • Banner Desert Medical Center - Mesa, AZ


  • Board Certified- American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • BLS - National CPR Foundation
  • ACLS - American Heart Association

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Society of Podiatric Surgeons
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Request an appointment today.

Have questions or ready to schedule an appointment? Contact us today to take the first step toward healthier feet. Our experienced team at Total Podiatry is here to assist you.

Our offices

Discover expert foot care at Total Podiatry. Visit one of our three convenient locations for personalized service and healthier, happier feet!


9250 Corkscrew Rd, Suite 7

Estero, FL 33928



2700 Immokalee Rd, Suite 25

Naples, FL 34110