Our Team

All our professionals at Carolina Foot and Ankle Specialists maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

 

Robert A. Liberatore, DPM
Dr. Robert A. Liberatore is the founding physician of Carolina Foot & Ankle Specialists, PA.  He was born and raised in New York and obtained his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton.  After graduating in 1987 from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine Dr. Liberatore began his podiatric career at the St. John's Medical Center in Bronx.  Being an avid outdoorsman it wasn't long until the beauty and climate of North Carolina called to Dr. Liberatore, bringing him to Gastonia in 1990.  Dr. Liberatore is active in the community serving as a member of The Gastonia Kiwanis Club and lends his support to a vast number of charitable organizations. 

Board Certification:

American Board of Podiatric Surgery, August 1995

American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, August 1993

 

Professional:

American Diabetes Association

 

Organizations: 

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

American Podiatric Medical Association

North Carolina Podiatric Medical Association

 

Hospital:

Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, NC

 

Privileges:

Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mtn., NC

 

Publications:

Podogeriatrics Committee Project Booklet

“Foot Related Problems in the Elderly”

Submitted to the American Medical Student

 Association's Task Force on Aging.  Co-contributor of Dermatology Section

 

 

Melanie J. Eubanks, DPM
Dr. Melanie J. Eubanks is a native of North Carolina.  She received her undergraduate training from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She is a graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.  She completed a 3 year residency program in podiatric medicine and surgery at Bostford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI receiving training in forefoot and rearfoot surgery, diabetic wound care, limb salvage and sports medicine.  She specializes in both conservative and surgical management of foot and ankle disorders.  Dr. Eubanks still has a special interest in diabetic foot care and education and lectures to diabetics about the importance of foot care and prevention.

Professional:

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

Organizations: 

American Podiatric Medical Association

North Carolina Podiatric Medical Association

 

Hospital:

Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, NC

 

Privileges:

Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mtn., NC

 

 

Revonda L. Jessup, DPM
Dr. Revonda L. Jessup is a native of North Carolina.  She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received a B.S. in Biology.  She received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University where she graduated with honors.  Dr. Jessup completed a three year podiatric surgical residency at Westside Regional Medical Center.  During her residency, she trained with the guidance of well-respected podiatric and orthopedic surgeons in a wide array of forefoot, rearfoot and ankle procedures.  Her medical training included rotations ranging from internal medicine to emergency medicine.  Her surgical training varied from forefoot surgery to more complex foot and ankle reconstruction as well as trauma.  She is entirely committed to provide the highest level of patient care as a foot and ankle specialists.  She has excellent interpersonal skills, good character references and a proven record of success.  She welcomes the opportunity to discuss with you personally how her skills and strengths can best serve you and your various foot and ankle concerns.

Professional:

American Diabetes Association

 

Organizations: 

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Podiatric Medical Association

North Carolina Podiatric Medical Association

American Association for Women Podiatrists

 

Hospital:

Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, NC

 

Privileges:

Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mtn., NC