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About Dr. De Leon

Podiatrist & Foot and Ankle Surgeon located in Mentor, Chardon, and Garfield Heights, OH

Dr. Gladys de Leon is a board-certified podiatric physician and surgeon who has been in practice at Foot & Ankle Specialists for the last 26 years. With offices in Chardon and Garfield Heights, she has become a valued member of the local medical community, providing care for all foot and ankle disorders to patients of all ages, from infants to the elderly.

Dr. de Leon grew up on Long Island, New York and completed her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1993. She then completed her surgical residency at Mount Sinai/St. Francis Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut going on to an additional year specializing in Trauma at UH/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). In Newark, New Jersey, before moving to Ohio in 1996.

Dr de Leon is very active in the community doing education an outreach programs and and doing lectures for many local associations and schools. She is a firm believer in education, early intervention and making sure each patient is well informed and taking accountability in their health. Practicing many of these ideas herself in self care and her own health, she believes in being open to many types of alternative and innovative treatments to help provide her patients with both traditional and non-traditional options for their conditions, health and wellness. Metagenics supplements and MEDIQ CBD are some of her popular alternative methods of treatment. She takes pride in her belief in the importance of good communication between patient ad provider and maintaining mutual respect and compassion as the key to successful treatment.


Check out how Dr. de Leon typically repairs a torn ankle ligament and Achilles tendon rupture!


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