John C. Linz, M.D.

John C. Linz, M.D.

Physician Bio

Dr. Linz is a rarity among orthopedic surgeons. He is one of just a few in Cincinnati who specialize in foot and ankle surgery. He has a special interest in total ankle replacements and osteochondral lesions of the talus. Dr. Linz is also a wound care specialist, treating poorly healing wounds which is often occur in diabetic patients.

Dr. Linz was born, raised and still resides in Cincinnati with his wife Amy, and their three children. As a volunteer professor, Dr. Linz helps to train the orthopedic surgeons of the future.


  • Orthopedic Resident, University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Cincinnati, OH

Medical School

  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH


  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    School of Allied Medical Professions
    Bachelor of Science

Additional Education

  • Internship, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery, 1993-1994
  • Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Foot and Ankle Surgery, August 1, 1998-July 31, 1999.


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons


  • American Academy of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Medical Assocation
  • Cincinnati Academy of Medicine
  • Ohio State Medical Association

Other Affiliations

  • Curriculum Director, Foot and Ankle program, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Cincinnati, Ohio 1999-2005
  • Volunteer Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics.
  • Chief of Surgery-Clermont Mercy Hospital


7575 Five Mile Road
Cincinnati, OH45230
Clinic: 513.232.6677
After Hours Clinic:


4440 Glen Este-Withamsville Road
Cincinnati, OH45245
Clinic: 513.753.7488

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