About Stephen Frania, DPM
Dr. Frania is board certified foot and ankle surgeon who practices at the Ohio Foot and Ankle Specialists locactions in Mentor and Westlake. He has been treating foot and ankle disorders for 25+ years. Dr. Frania is also the fellowship director of the prestigious Foot & Ankle Specialists of Ohio Reconstructive Surgery and Deformity Correction Fellowship. He has utilized the fellowship to spread his knowledge and experience to young surgeons for the last 10 years. Surgeons trained by Dr. Frania now serve as an extension of his skillset and to help patients throughout the nation. He obtained his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 1993 from Kent State University of Podiatric Medicine. He then completed his residency in St. Francis Medical Center in Hartford, CT. He is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in foot surgery, reconstructive rearfoot surgery, and ankle surgery.
Dr. Frania is also a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a founding board member of the American Microsurgical and Orthoplastic Society (AMOS). He has collaborated with AMOS colleagues to help develop some of the latest techniques and protocols for peripheral nerve surgery, muscle flaps, and deformity correction.