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Cary L. Copeland, DPM
Dominic Angelo Rizzo, DPM
Renee Ash, DPM
Elizabeth Brown, DPM
Todd C. Loftus, DPM
Mark Elliot Petre, DPM
Tony Doyon, DPM
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 hold teaching or directorship positions in surgical residency training programs; 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 vision is to provide you with prompt, comfortable and friendly foot and ankle care in order for you to return to your active lifestyle.

Why choose us?

•Financing options available
•Emergency appointments available
•Evening appointments available
•Six doctor practice
•Reconstruction
•Sports medicine

Cary L. Copeland, CPM

Cary L. Copeland, DPM

Hometown: Columbus, OH
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical School: The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Surgical Residency: Kern Podiatric Medical/Surgical Residency, Detroit MI
Certification: ABPS Board Certified Foot & Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery

Special Interests:

  • Pediatric limb deformity correction
  • Diabetic limb deformity correction
  • Elective adult deformity correction

As a founding member of the Foot and Ankle Specialists, Dr. Copeland’s vision has always been to bring strong surgically skilled podiatric physicians together into one group, providing patients the best foot and ankle care available in the tri-state region. Dr. Copeland offers his services to the Blue Ash, UC and Mt. Airy offices as director of both the Jewish Hospital and the University of Cincinnati Hospital Podiatric Medical/Surgical residency programs. Outside of work Dr. Copeland enjoys spending time with family, fitness and is an avid golfer.

Meet our podiatric team at the Foot & Ankle Specialists in Blue Ash, OH. Our staff holds customer service in the highest regard, and will ensure your trip to the doctor is as smooth and quick as possible.

Renee Ash, DPM

Renee Ash, DPM

Hometown: Davenport, IA
 Undergraduate: Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
 Medical school: The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH
 Surgical residency: Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati Podiatric Medical & Surgical Residency, Cincinnati, OH
 Certification: ABPS Board Certified Foot, Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery

Special Interests:
•Lower extremity wounds and infectious disease
•Elective adult deformity correction
•Lower extremity sports, occupational and traumatic disorders
 
Joining the Foot and Ankle specialists' team in 2006, Dr. Ash served the Blue Ash and Mt. Airy offices in addition to the Christ Hospital Wound Care Center. She teaches in the faculty for the Jewish Hospital Podiatric Medical/Surgical residency program in addition to serving at Christ and UC Podiatric Medical/Surgical residencies. She enjoys spending time with family, the culinary arts and literature in her free time.

Mark Elliott Petre, DPM

Mark Elliott Petre, DPM

Hometown: Fairfax, OH
 Undergraduate: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
 Medical school: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
 Surgical residency: Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati Podiatric Medical & Surgical Residency, Cincinnati, OH
 Certification:
•ABPS board qualified foot surgery,
•ABPS board qualified reconstructive rearfoot & ankle surgery
•American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
Dominic Angelo Rizzo, DPM

Dominic Angelo Rizzo, DPM

Hometown: Cincinnati OH

Undergraduate: Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY
 Medical school: The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH
 Surgical residency: Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati Podiatric Medical & Surgical Residency, Cincinnati, OH
 Certification:
•ABPS board certified foot surgery
•ABPS board qualified reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery
 
Special interests:
•Lower extremity wounds and infectious disease
•Diabetic limb deformity correction
•Elective adult deformity correction
 
Joining the Foot and Ankle specialists in 2002, Dr. Rizzo has helped to cultivate a strong hospital-based foundation for the Foot and Ankle Specialists group of podiatric physicians. Serving the Blue Ash office and the Christ Hospital Foot and Ankle Clinic and Wound Center, he also serves as the Co-Director of the Christ Hospital Podiatric Medical/ Surgical residency program and as part of the teaching faculty at UC and Jewish Hospital residencies. Dr. Rizzo enjoys golf and is an exotic automotive and motorcycle enthusiast outside of work. 


Elizabeth Brown, DPM

Elizabeth Brown, DPM

Hometown: Lafayette, IN
 Undergraduate: Indiana University
 Medical school: The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Indepence, OH
 Surgical residency: The Christ Hospital of Cincinnati; Cheif Podiatric Surgery Resident 

Certification: ABPS Board Qualified Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery

Activities:
•GMEC Christ Hospital
•Ohio Podiatric Medical Association
 
Professional Organizations and Affiliations
•American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
•Ohio Podiatric Medical Association (OPMA)
 
Volunteer Experience
•Guatemala Mission Trip
•Ronald McDonald House
•Christ Hospital Mission Trip Harlan, KY
•Susan G. Komen "Race for the Cure"
•American Red Cross Blood Drive
•NEOAPM Super Saver Seminar

Dominic Angelo Rizzo, DPM

Todd C. Loftus, DPM

Dr. Todd Loftus is an Ohio native, having completed his education at Miami University, Ohio State University and Podiatry training in Cleveland with a three year Surgical residency in Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
Dr. Todd as he likes to be called, brings 12 years of wound care and injury prevention experience to Foot and Ankle Specialists with special interests in Diabetic Wound Prevention, Fall Prevention, and Sports Injury.
 
Dr. Todd enjoys home remodeling, antique refinishing, home audio and theater and spending time with family.



Dominic Angelo Rizzo, DPM

Tony Doyon, DPM

Hometown: Greenwood, In
Undergraduate: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, In
Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, Ia
Surgical Residency: The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency, Cincinnati, Oh
Certification: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery Board Eligible Foot & Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery
Special Interests:
• Forefoot and rearfoot elective surgery
• Pediatric flatfoot correction
• Diabetic foot care and limb salvage
• Wounds of the foot and ankle
• Foot and ankle trauma
• Sports medicine
• Workers compensation cases

Dr. Doyon joined the practice in 2016. He serves the Blue Ash, Westside, and Middletown offices. Dr. Doyon's focus is on non-operative care of foot and ankle ailments. It is his goal to help you maintain an active lifestyle and keep you working. The surgical options are only considered when the conservative approach fails to alleviate your pain. Dr. Doyon is devoted to life long learning and will provide the most cost effective and up-to-date treatment plans yet keeping the treatment plan personalized for you. It is important to him to make personal connections with his patients. Being kind, compassionate, and empathetic towards the patient is essential to being a great doctor. 

Dr. Doyon spends his spare time traveling, visiting friends and family, and walking his dog Jethro. 




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