Dr. Robert T. Portnow, DPM

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Podiatry | Male

lee road foot care / theFootCentre 11600 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102 Get Directions
(216) 631-6080

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A board certified Cleveland podiatrist by The American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery with practice experience of 25 years. We offer our patients, Information that answers the questions that keep them up at night. Information they care about because they are worried about their foot health. We provide a diagnosis, etiology and discuss treatment options including conservative and surgical approaches. One thing we know is the patient will leave with a better understanding of their lower extremity and foot health concerns. Expert knowledge and evidence based medicine treatments that have proven results Comprehensive diabetic foot exams Peripheral neuropathy ie. diabetic and unknown causes Diabetic foot wear Senior foot care Developmental flat foot Fungal and bacterial infections of skin and nail. Foot deformities Paralytic gait and bracing Drop foot Hammertoes Bunions Heel/arch pain Ankle/foot injury fractures and sprains Warts and all pedal skin lesions Vascular and nerve examinationRead more

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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthotics
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Developmental Delay - Hypotonia Extremities Hypertrophy
  • Diabetes-Like Foot Weakness
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Lateral Subungual Onychomycosis
  • Enthesopathy
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Warts

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Surgery
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Toenail Removal
  • Wound Care and Management

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    SUNY Oneonta

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatry
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Portnow's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Portnow

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Portnow's Care Philosophy

A board certified Cleveland podiatrist by The American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery with practice experience of 25 years.

We offer our patients, Information that answers the questions that keep them up at night. Information they care about because they are worried about their foot health. We provide a diagnosis, etiology and discuss treatment options including conservative and surgical approaches. One thing we know is the patient will leave with a better understanding of their lower extremity and foot health concerns.

Expert knowledge and evidence based medicine treatments that have proven results

Comprehensive diabetic foot exams

Peripheral neuropathy ie. diabetic and unknown causes

Diabetic foot wear

Senior foot care

Developmental flat foot

Fungal and bacterial infections of skin and nail.

Foot deformities

Paralytic gait and bracing

Drop foot

Hammertoes

Bunions

Heel/arch pain

Ankle/foot injury fractures and sprains

Warts and all pedal skin lesions

Vascular and nerve examination