Dr. Eric Gessner, DPM

Dr. Eric Gessner, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Sprain
more than 88% of peers
Foot Fracture
more than 87% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gessner "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."

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

29  Conditions Treated

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

30  Procedures

  • 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 and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gessner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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