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Our entire staff is committed to providing the finest podiatric care with compassion and excellence. Dr. DiFranco maintains the highest level of accreditation and participates in continuing medical education to learn, teach, and apply the latest developments in podiatric medicine and surgery. Our growth in the community is a direct result of the caring and personal treatment we give our patients. The best compliment you can give is to tell your friends and family about us. Thank you for your referrals.  

  • Joseph M. DiFranco, DPM, FACFAS, CWS-P

    Dr. DiFranco is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. He relocated to Erie to join the Erie Physicians’ Network as a podiatric surgeon in July of 2006.  He has practiced in Erie, PA since that time and resides in Erie with his wife and daughter. He is the podiatric surgeon of DiFranco Family Foot Care, LLC. Learn more about the doctor here.

    LICENSURE

    Pennsylvania State Medical Board License


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    Diplomate, American Board of Foot And Ankle Surgery

    • - Board Certified in Foot Surgery

    American Board of Wound Management

    • - Board Certified Wound Care Physician (CWSP)


    POST DOCTORAL TRAINING

    Fellowship

    Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veteran's Affairs Center Cleveland, Ohio

    • - Podiatry Fellowship in Geriatrics with Wound Care and Diabetic Limb Salvage focus
    • - July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2006

    Residency

    Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veteran's Affairs Center Cleveland, Ohio

    • - Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency (PM&S 24)
    • - July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2005


    EDUCATION

    Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine Cleveland, Ohio
    Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine

    Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio
    Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology
    Cum Laude with Honor's in Psychology

    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    American Professional Wound Care Association

    American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

    American Podiatric Medical Association

    Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association

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Located in the West Ridge Commons

Just East of Colonial Ave at 3939 W Ridge Rd

Business Office Hours

Office is closed for lunch 12-1 pm

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed