Whether the pain, injury or problem in your foot or ankle is just frustrating or completely debilitating, here you’ll find expert care using the latest techniques and technologies.

From total ankle replacement to deformity correction to foot fracture treatment, the orthopedic specialists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center can help. Our foot and ankle practice is backed by the research and education that only happens at a hospital affiliated with a major academic medical center.

From diagnosis to surgery to rehabilitation, our board-certified orthopedic surgeons and clinical care team provide personalized treatment for foot and ankle injuries, trauma, deformities, diseases and conditions.


When you come to one of our clinics, you’ll meet with one of our orthopedic specialists and undergo a physical exam and thorough medical history. If necessary, your doctor will order on-site X-rays of your foot or ankle, or additional imaging studies, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

An X-ray helps your doctor see inside your internal structure to reveal possible damage to bones or dense tissue. An MRI gives us detailed, high-resolution images of your bones, joints and surrounding soft tissues, such as tendons, ligaments and muscles. It can show your doctor if you have any structural damage, deterioration or abnormalities.

Using these findings, your treating physician will assess your condition and develop a personalized treatment plan. Your treatment plan may include non-surgical treatment options or therapies, outpatient surgery or referral to one of our other specialists.

Why Choose Ohio State?

Why choose Ohio State for foot and ankle care?

Why choose Ohio State for foot and ankle care?

Comprehensive Care: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Foot and Ankle program provides expert clinical diagnostic and personalized care for problems with the bones and soft tissues of the foot and ankle, including diabetes and infection. Our orthopedic physicians work closely with our team of podiatrists to provide a full spectrum of operative and non-operative care.

Diagnostic Expertise: When you come to us for help with orthopedic pain or musculoskeletal problems, you’ve come to a national leader located right here in central Ohio. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranks us among its best, naming our Orthopaedic program a high-performing specialty.

Non-Surgical & Surgical Expertise: Our Foot and Ankle team provides leading-edge prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the human foot and ankle. We treat a wide variety of foot and lower extremity conditions with nonsurgical and surgical approaches.

Education: Because we’re directly affiliated with Ohio State, you benefit from the research and education that only happens here, at a hospital affiliated with a major academic medical center.

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