Duane J. Ehredt Jr., DPM
Duane J. Ehredt Jr., DPMAssistant Professor


Dr. Ehredt is an Associate Professor in the Division of Foot & Ankle Surgery and Biomechanics at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM). Dr. Ehredt completed his Bachelor Degree in Human Biology from Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA. While studying at Juniata, Dr. Ehredt earned All-American honors while playing NCAA Division III football. He then earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with honors from the former Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now KSUCPM) in 2011. Dr. Ehredt completed a Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency with the added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Ehredt is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in both Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. Dr. Ehredt's interests lie in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Limb Salvage, and Research. Hospital affiliations include the University Hospitals Richmond and Bedford Medical Centers, Cleveland Lutheran, South Pointe and Hillcrest Hospital locations, and the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Ehredt is the course coordinator for Intro to Podiatric Surgery and Traumatology. He also lectures extensively in the Podiatric Surgery I and II courses, and is part of the surgical faculty for the Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center's Podiatric Surgery Residency Program.

Additionally, Dr. Ehredt is a commissioned officer in the United States Navy Reserve. He currently holds the rank of Lieutenant and serves with Expeditionary Medical Facility Great Lakes One.

His Publications include the following:

Khoury, W., Fahim, R., Sciulli, J. Ehredt Jr., D.J. (2012). Management of failed and infected 1st MPJ total joint implant arthroplasty with an acellular dermal matrix.J Foot and Ankle Surg.51(5): 699-74, doi: 10. 1053/j.jfas. 2012.04.014.

Canales, M.B., DeMore, M., Bowen, M.F., Ehredt Jr., D.J., Razzante, M. Fact or Fiction? HAV After Isolated Tibial Sesamoidectomy:J Foot and Ankle Surg. 54; 82-88. doi: 10. 1053/j.jfas. 2012.09.024.

Canales, M.B., Razzante, M., Ehredt Jr., D.J., Clougherty, C.O. (2014). A Simple Method of Intramedullary Fixation for Proximal Interphalangeal Arthrodesis.J Foot and Ankle Surg. 53; 817-824. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas. 2014.03.017

Canales, M., Huntley, H., Reiner, M., Ehredt Jr., D.J., Razzante, M. (2015) The Popliteal Nerve Block in Foot and Ankle Surgery: An Efficient and Anatomical Technique. Journal of Anesthesia and Clinical Research. 6: 553. doi: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000553.

Bodman, M., Ehredt Jr., D.J., Barker, R., Kirkland., Mude, P. Kyrle's Disease: A Rare Dermatologic Condition Associated with the Diabetic Foot. JAPMA. 105(5): 451-455.

Canales, M.B., Ehredt Jr., D.J. (2014). Immediate Post-Operative Results of Total Ankle Replacement using the S.T.A.R. at Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center.SVCMC Journal.1(4):3;10-11.

Chokan, A.J., Ehredt Jr., D.J. (2015). End State Ankle Arthritis: Fusion or Replacement? MDNews. (January/February): 10-11.

Reiner, M., Khoury, W., Mackel, A., Ehredt Jr., D.J., Razzante, M. (2017) Reconstruction after osteomyelitis of the midfoot following a high pressure washer injury. J Foot Ankle Surg. 56: 1305-1311. http://dx.doi.org10.1053/j.jfas.2017.05.014.

Connors, J.C., Ehredt Jr., D.J., Hardy, M.A., Coyer, M.A. (2018) The use of pediatric flexible intramedullary nails for minimally invasive fibular fracture reduction. J Foot Ankle Surg. 57: 844-849. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2017.11.024.


B.S. Human Biology, Juniata College, D.P.M., Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Class of 2011

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