David A. Kretch, DPM


Dr. David A. Kretch, originally from Cleveland, earned his bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and his doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Kent State University. He then completed his residency training in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with added credentialing in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery at Rush University Medical Center. During his residency, Dr. Kretch was trained on the latest and most advanced techniques by leading podiatric and orthopedic surgeons in the Chicago area. He also completed a mini fellowship in dermatopathology at Bako diagnostics. After residency, Dr. Kretch, gained further clinical experience working in private practice in Chicago, and as teaching faculty at Swedish Covenant Hospital.

Dr. Kretch is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and is an Associate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Institute of Podiatric Medicine and Development.

All of these experiences have prepared Dr. Kretch for a comprehensive podiatric practice, where he employs evidence-based protocols in the surgical and medical treatment of foot and ankle pathology. He takes pride in utilizing cutting edge surgical techniques as a last result in patients who fail or would not benefit from a more conservative approach and he strives to care for each of his patients as if they were members of his own family. Outside of medicine, he is a huge Cavs, Indians, Browns, and Buckeye football fan.

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Elevate Foot and Ankle is leading the way in modern podiatry care in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area. Our doctors and staff have created a patient-centered atmosphere, working with you to create a personalized treatment plan specifically tailored to your needs. Whether you are suffering from sports injuries, diabetic nerve pain, general nerve pain, bunions, plantar fasciitis, or in need of reconstructive surgery, we are here to relieve your pain and get you back on your feet.Our offices utilize the most current and advanced technologies in podiatric medicine including digital x-ray, amniotic injection therapy, and laser treatment for pain, warts, and nail fungus.

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