What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist is a specialist physician who is educated and trained specifically for all conditions, disorders and injuries involving the foot and ankle - basically, anything health related below the knee a podiatrist is specially qualified for.
Dr. Elie Elias is a board qualified podiatrist in Cleveland Ohio and a partner at Highland Podiatry Associates - a foot and ankle treatment center in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area.
According to the American Board of Foot and Ankle surgery being board qualified means that Dr. Elias has:
“demonstrated capability in the diagnosis of general medical problems, including the diagnosis and surgical management of foot diseases, deformities, and/or trauma, and those structures” that affect the foot and ankle.” - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Dr. Elias is also an associate member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the Association of the Advancement of Wound Care.
Dr. Elie Elias' Podiatry Education
Originally being from the Cleveland, Ohio area, Dr. Elias is committed to treating his community.
After graduating from Saint Ignatius High School, Dr. Elias continued his education at John Carroll University in Cleveland Heights where he obtained his Bachelors of Sciences in Biology along with the completion of a pre-medicine pre-requisite program. Dr. Elias was very active in the university community where he played rugby.
Upon completion of his bachelor's degree, Dr. Elie Elias attended Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio. Once he obtained his doctorate degree, he completed his surgical residency training at University Hospitals in Cleveland.
Podiatrist at Cleveland Clinic (Hillcrest Hospital) and University Hospitals
Now, Dr. Elias owns Highland Podiatry Associates with his partner Dr. Ryan Huntsman. Both doctors are associated staff at both Cleveland Clinic and University Hospital systems. Also, both doctors are current Cleveland Clinic podiatrists with staff membership and surgical privileges at Hillcrest Hospital Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center, Case Medical Center, St. John Medical Center, Ahuja Medical Center and Bedford Medical Center.