Dr. Eric Gessner, DPM

Dr. Eric Gessner, DPM

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Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
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41 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Eric Gessner, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.

Colorado Foot and Ankle

455 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste 220

Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gessner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Foot Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gessner treats Foot Conditions more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Gessner treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Foot Sprain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gessner treats Foot Sprain more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Gessner treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gessner treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Gessner treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain

Dr. Gessner's conditions and procedures:

Abscess Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Disorders
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Fusion
Ankle Injury
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle Surgery
Arthritis of the Ankle
Arthritis of the Foot
Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
Bone and Joint Repair
Bone and Joint Replacement
Bunion
Bunion Surgery
Bunionette
Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
Flat Foot
Flatfoot Correction
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot Conditions
Foot Deformities
Foot Fracture
Foot Injuries
Foot Sprain
Foot Surgery
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Hammer Toe
Hammer Toe Repair
Heel Pain
Heel Spur
Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Plantar Fasciitis
Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
Sever's Disease
Sports Medicine Surgery
Stress Fracture of Foot
Tendon Repair
Ulcer of Foot
Wound Care and Management
X-Ray

About Me

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Education

  • 2009
    Temple University
    Internship Hospital
    2009
  • 2007
    Community Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2004
    Temple University
    Medical School
    2004
  • 2000
    University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School
    2000

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Dr. Gessner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gessner

2.9

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
50%
(11)

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I would not recommend Dr. Gessner to anyone. It's been 8yrs since my initial experience with this "doctor", and I've have dealt with a ton of complications from his initial surgeries over the last 8yrs. Surgery in left foot resulted in massive infection and 6wks of IV antibiotic injections. Due to...Read More
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Would never recommend... After 2 surgeries in 6 months on the same ankle I went to a new doctor. Gessner told me both ankle tendons were damaged. Brevis on 1st surgery and longus on 2nd surgery. MRI said it was the brevis on both. I went to a second Doctor that had to cut out all the junk Gessner...Read More
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I got in to see the Dr in less than a week. I was able to have my needed surgery the very next day. dr Gessner explains and listens in a very caring manner. I have had uneventful follow up visits and would, absolutely, recommend him.
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cofinity
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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