- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Foot & Ankle Surgery
- Anderson, OH
- Eastgate, OH
- Mt. Auburn, OH - The Christ Hospital
John Linz, MD, is one of
the few board-certified orthopaedic surgeons in Cincinnati who specialize
in foot and ankle surgery. He’s on the team of first-rate physicians at
OrthoCincy Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, where he sees patients
at the practice’s Anderson, Mt. Auburn, and Eastgate locations in Cincinnati.
After graduating with a
Bachelor of Science from the Ohio State University School of Allied Medical
Professions in Columbus, Dr. Linz relocated to Cincinnati to attend the
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he earned his medical
degree and completed an internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery. He
then completed his medical training with a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery
at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Linz has a special
interest in total ankle replacements and osteochondral lesions of the talus,
and 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. He’s a member of the
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Medical Association,
Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati, and Ohio State Medical Association.
Dr. Linz is involved with
the care of local athletes including St Xavier high school and FC Cincinnati.
He is also the medical director of the Wellington/Mercy performing arts
program, taking care of the Cincinnati ballet, school for the creative and
performing arts and dancers in the greater Cincinnati area.
Dr. Linz was born and
raised in Cincinnati, where he currently lives with his wife, three children,
son-in-law and grandson.