• Anderson, OH
  • Eastgate, OH

Dr. John C. Linz is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot & ankle surgery. His interests include ankle replacement surgery, osteochondral lesions of the talus, outpatient joint surgery, and sports medicine. He is also a wound care specialist, treating the poorly healing wounds that are a common occurrence in diabetic patients. He is active in teaching students, trainers, physician assistants, and residents. Dr. Linz sees patients at our Anderson and Eastgate locations.


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  • Bachelor of Science – The Ohio State University
  • Medical Degree – University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency – University of Cincinnati, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Board Certified – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • OH Medical License
  • The American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Cincinnati Academy of Medicine
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • International Association of Dance Medicine & Science
  • The Christ Hospital
  • Mercy Health – Anderson and Clermont Hospitals
  • Wellington Specialty Surgery Center

Medical Director of the Wellington/Mercy Performing Arts Program:

  • Cincinnati Ballet
  • School for the Creative Performing Arts
  • Dancers (in the Greater Cincinnati area)

Consulting Physician for St. Xavier High School & FC Cincinnati (MLS). 

  • Cincinnati Magazine: Named "Top Doctor" 2019 - 2020, 2022 - 2024
  • Osteomyelitis of the Long Bones of the Hand
  • Short Term results of Total Ankle Replacements. A Radiographic Analysis.
  • The Effect of Iontophoretically and Injections Delivered Dexamethasone on the Morphologic and Biochemical Properties of Rabbit Patellar Tendons
  • Discoid Lateral Meniscus: A Clinical Review
  • Endoscopic Versus Computer Assisted Discectomy
  • Enjoys spending time with family
  • Teaching (Medical Students, Trainers, Physician Assistants & Residents)