WORTHINGTON, OH, May 25, 2021 -- Ohio Foot & Ankle, Inc. (OFA) the parent company of Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center (OFAC) is pleased to announce a new contractual partnership with the Clintonville Foot & Ankle Group (CFA.) CFA is now a division of Ohio Foot & Ankle, Inc.

“The main goal of the partnership is to combine medical expertise, ancillary services and operational best practices to elevate the level and accessibility of expert foot and ankle care in the central Ohio market,” according to Gregory C. Berlet, MD, Managing Partner of Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center.

As privately held, physician-owned practices, the partnership provides advantages such as volume discounts with employee benefit programs, vendors and suppliers.

“We are honored and excited to partner with the Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center. Our practices are a great fit in regards to our philosophies focused on integrity, patient centered care and surgical excellence,” said Randall Thomas, DPM, FACFAS. “Combining resources for foot and ankle specific treatment will provide a unique care experience not seen in other cities and will have a positive impact on patient outcomes. The future is bright with this collaboration as we advance patient care and the foot and ankle profession into the future.”

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center, the largest physician owned practice in our region dedicated to specialized foot and ankle care, is comprised of Orthopedic Surgeons, Fellowship-trained Surgical Podiatrists, Fellowship-trained Clinical Podiatrists and a Certified Wound Care specialist. The innovative combination of physicians ensures all lower extremity (below the knee) care needs are met within one medical group. OFAC has locations in Worthington, Dublin, Grove City and Athens.

Clintonville Foot & Ankle Group, with offices in Clintonville, Dublin and Southwest Columbus, was established in 1982 and continues to be a pillar of foot and ankle care in Central Ohio. The practice includes three Surgical Podiatrists, providing comprehensive non-operative and operative care to the foot and ankle.

# # #