About Foot and Ankle Specialists
Our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive, evidence-based and state-of-the-art care for foot and ankle disorders. We at Foot & Ankle Specialists of Cincinnati offer our services to children, athletes, diabetics and geriatrics, we strive to remain at the forefront of foot and ankle diagnostic treatments with our rigorous and comprehensive medical and surgical training. Every physician in the Foot & Ankle Specialists group holds a teaching or directorship position in a surgical residency training program; we take pride in educating tomorrow’s foot and ankle surgeons in the most advanced and proven surgical techniques available. Many of our patients are referred to us by Foot & Ankle Specialists from other specialties and from other podiatric physicians around the tri-state for complex adult, pediatric, diabetic and infectious foot and ankle disorders and deformities. Our mission is to provide you with prompt, comfortable and friendly foot and ankle care in order for you to return to your active lifestyle.
Dominic Angelo Rizzo, DPM
Renee Ash, DPM
Todd C. Loftus, DPM
Gary Glynn, DPM
Undergraduate: Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania
Medical school: Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
Surgical residency: The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati Podiatric Medical & Surgical Residency, Cincinnati, Ohio
Certification: American Board of Podiatric Surgery
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Dr. Glynn brings his expertise to Foot and Ankle Specialists team after having practiced podiatric medicine in Cincinnati for nearly 30 years. Dr. Glynn enjoys time with family, coaching youth sports and playing tennis and basketball.
Mark Elliott Petre, DPM
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergrad: University of Cincinnati
Medical school: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois
Residency: Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati Podiatric Medical & Surgical Residency, Cincinnati Ohio
Certification: ABFAS Certified Foot Surgery
Active Member: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American Microsurgical and Orthoplastic Society
- Lower extremity Reconstruction and limb salvage
- Diabetic limb deformity correction
- Elective adult foot deformities
- Wound care
- Podiatric surgery
Joining the Foot and Ankle specialists’ team in 2013, Dr. Petre serves the Blue Ash and Cheviot offices. He is on staff at several local hospitals with a majority of that time at Mercy West hospital where he sees patients both inpatient and at the West wound care center. In addition to these responsibilities he is a member of the faculty for two area residency programs working with the residents of The Jewish Hospital and the Tri-health Podiatric residency programs. In his free time Dr. Petre enjoys spending his time with his wife and 2 boys hiking, biking and exploring all the other outdoor activities around the greater Cincinnati area.
Elizabeth Brown, DPM
Cary L. Copeland, DPM
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Medical School: The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
Surgical Residency: Kern Podiatric Medical/Surgical Residency, Detroit Michigan
Certification: ABPS Board Certified Foot & Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery
Dr. Cary Copeland is the founding member of Foot and Ankle Specialists. Dr. Copeland’s vision has always been to bring together highly skilled podiatric surgeons, who share a commitment to educating the next generation of surgeons into one group to provide the best foot and ankle care in the tri-state region. Dr. Copeland founded the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Department at the University of Cincinnati in 2007 and the Medical/Surgical Residency Program in 2010. During this time, Dr. Copeland served as the Department Director for Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from 2007 until 2017 and served as the Residency Director since its inception of 2010 until 2017. Dr. Copeland also served as the Residency Director of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati from 1994-2014. For over two decades, Dr. Copeland has trained the next generation of podiatric surgeons. In semi-retirement, Dr. Copeland enjoys boating, working out and plays the saxophone in three local jazz ensembles.
Thank you for choosing our podiatric team at Foot & Ankle Specialists. Our staff holds customer service in the highest regard, and will ensure your trip to the doctor goes as smoothly and efficiently as possible.