The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Martin Carey, DPM, FACFAS
Originally from the Philadelphia area, Dr. Martin Carey grew up in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Cardinal O'Hara High School and St. Joseph’s University in 1994. Dr. Carey received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine in 1998 from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Upon graduation, he was awarded the prestigious Professor Louis M. Newman Award given to the student demonstrating the greatest interest and proficiency in foot and ankle surgery.
Dr. Carey completed a comprehensive two-year surgical residency in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His training included elective, reconstructive and limb salvage techniques and surgical procedures of the lower extremity.
Dr. Carey has been practicing in Cape May County since 2000. He is board certified in foot surgery by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is on staff at Cape Regional Medical Center and the AtlantiCare Surgical Center in Cape May Court House.
Dr. Carey is currently affiliated with the American Podiatric Medical Association, the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, and the Association for Professional Wound Care Professionals. He is a mentor for new practitioners. Dr. Carey also has regular speaking engagements at the Cape May County Arthritis Support Group and the Cape Regional Medical Center Diabetic Education Seminar series.
In addition to his office practice, Dr. Carey provides foot care to residents in local long term care facilities. Dr. Carey is the podiatrist for the Volunteers in Medicine Clinic and the Woodbine Developmental Center. In 2011, Dr. Carey was awarded the Physician of the Year by the Volunteer in Medicine Clinic at it's annual gala event.
Debralee Wercoch, Medical Assistant
Debbie works directly with Dr. Carey to assist in the clinical setting. Debbie coordinates the diabetic shoe program and custom molded orthotics. She assists patients in exam rooms, reviews surgical consent forms and helps with wound care. Debbie's friendly, outgoing personality are greatly appreciated by our patients.