Dr. Eric Gessner, DPM

Dr. Eric Gessner, DPM

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Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  |  
Male  |  
39 y/o
18 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare

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Care Philosophy

As a Foot and Ankle specialist my goal is to keep my patients moving. Restoring normal function while decreasing pain associated with the deformity or injury is paramount to a successful recovery. This is accomplished with compassionate patient care and top notch training including the highest level of board certification.Read more

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Dr. Gessner's Reviews

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based on 18 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Gessner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Colorado Springs, CO |
I went to a long period of time without insurance. I am a senior and when I did get insurance many providers would not treat older patients with medicare supplemental etc. and the micro managing of my care really limited my access. Dr. Gessner has been fair with me, he has got me moving again and is giving me the care I need which has resulted in me getting more active again. I have problems with neuropothy and anthritis in my feet. His staff are always very helpful and positive.
in Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr Gessner nor staff advised me I would need a follow up visit to my procedure. I was given a patient handout with two items underlined. No follow up was suggested. When trying to inquire about an issue I was sternly told I should have scheduled the follow up visit. This was new info as it was not on the hand out. The address on the hand is wrong. Dr. Gessner was fine but his support front desk is indifferent to rude. The poorest front office experience I have ever had and I am 7
Colorado Springs |
Dr. Gessner was great! He was professional but at the same time spoke to my 4 year old in a way that she understood what was going on. I would highly recommend him to anyone!
in Colorado Springs, CO |
Excellent care all around. Very Knowledgable and friendly. Got me in the same day I sprained my ankle and started treatment immediately.
in Colorado Springs, CO |
I was so grateful that his staff immediately verified my insurance information to ensure I was accepted there and got me an appointment needed the very same morning. Dr. Gessner's professionalism along with his staff was impressive. Personally, I was happy he was a former runner and knows the positive effects of running and the value it brings to life so I didn't have to hear 'stop running'. Instead, he listened very attentively and tended to my specific needs. So very grateful!
in Colorado Springs, CO |
poor diagnosis, still having problems with no resolution. Avoid
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Dr. Gessner's Care Philosophy

As a Foot and Ankle specialist my goal is to keep my patients moving. Restoring normal function while decreasing pain associated with the deformity or injury is paramount to a successful recovery. This is accomplished with compassionate patient care and top notch training including the highest level of board certification.

Dr. Gessner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  •  Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot

Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Temple University

    Completed in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Community Medical Center

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Colorado

    Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management
  • X-Ray