Podiatrist • Foot & Ankle Surgeon in Fairlawn, Streetsboro, and Nordonia Ohio.
Dr. Campitelli is on staff at 5 hospital and rehabilitation facilities in Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Barberton, and Ravenna including Western Reserve Hospital, Akron General, Summa Health Systems, and University Hospitals.
Need a second Opinion? Sometimes foot or ankle pain can go on for years if not treated properly or if it is misdiagnosed. We have assisted many patients who were experiencing significant foot pain after a previous surgery.
Many of the elective foot and ankle surgeries performed by Dr. Campitelli can be done as an outpatient where you are home the same day. Depending on the procedure, you may or may not be able walk within 24 hours after surgery.
I have corrected bunions on all ages ranging from 14 year olds up to almost 90 year old patients. As long as the patient is healthy and has no health conditions that would prevent a risk for undergoing surgery or for recovery, then age is really not a factor. Here’s
Here’s an interesting video explaining what happens when we step on a sharp object such as a lego. Very interesting for those curious minds!
One of the most common questions I’m asked about skin conditions on the foot is, “Is this a wart?”. Here’s a quick way to tell if you have a wart. The lesion will appear as a callus but will have interruption of the skin tension lines – your fingerprints. Or,
Dr. Campitelli is dual board certified in both foot surgery as well as reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery.
A procedure very similar to fixing carpal tunnel syndrome in the hand can also be utilized to resolve a painful condition in the leg where nerves become compressed in a tight tunnel. Dr. Campitelli has successfully performed many nerve releases to help patients who have had unexplained leg and foot pain.
Being a member of an over than 130 physician groups allows Dr. Campitelli to stay on the cutting edge of medicine and offer the latest treatment options available for his patients. If your problem is not a direct result of a foot or lower extremity injury, he can refer you to one of the specialists at Unity Health Network.
Dr. Campitelli has been featured in Men’s Health, Competitor Magazine, Natural Born Runner, and many other periodicals and books on running. Most recently he was featured in the book, Ready to Run by Dr. Kelly Starrett.
Read about some of the conditions Dr. Campitelli is trained in treating.