Dr. Louis De Fazio

Patient Rating:

(4.7 out of 5 based on 112 Ratings)
Annapolis, MD

(4.8 out of 5 based on 112 Ratings)
129 Lubrano Drive Suite 303
Annapolis, MD
Phone: (410) 266-7575
Fax: (410) 266-7366

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Clarksville, MD

(4.8 out of 5 based on 112 Ratings)
6100 Day Long Lane Suite 208
Clarksville, MD
Phone: (443) 535-8770
Fax: (443) 535-8775

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Dr. Louis De Fazio was born and raised in Scranton, PA, graduating from high school at Scranton Preparatory School. Dr. De Fazio graduated from Penn State University where he earned a degree in Kinesiology and was a member of the Cheerleading team. He then went on to Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. Dr. De Fazio returned home to Scranton to complete a three-year surgical residency at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, where he was the chief resident. He is Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. De Fazio was published in The Pain Practitioner in the May/June 2017 issue. He also has presented posters at conferences, as well as authored abstracts. He has a special interest in wound care, diabetic foot care, and sports injuries. He has the ability to treat all of your foot and ankle concerns, both surgically and non-surgically.

During his downtime, Dr. De Fazio enjoys CrossFit, playing golf, and watching football, basketball, hockey, and golf. He also likes to spend time with his family and friends.


  • English

Hospital Affiliation

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine – Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. De Fazio completed a three-year reconstructive foot and ankle surgical residency at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA.  He served as chief resident during his final year of residency.

Dr. De Fazio was published in The Pain Practitioner in the May/June 2017 issue.  He also has presented posters at conferences, as well as authored abstracts.

B.S. in Kinesiology – Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

  1. Annapolis, MD

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 112 Ratings)
    129 Lubrano Drive Suite 303
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    Phone: (410) 266-7575
    Fax: (410) 266-7366

    Dr. Louis De Fazio's hours at Annapolis, MD:
    Thu1:30pm - 4:30pm

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  2. Clarksville, MD

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 112 Ratings)
    6100 Day Long Lane Suite 208
    Clarksville, MD 21029
    Phone: (443) 535-8770
    Fax: (443) 535-8775

    Dr. Louis De Fazio's hours at Clarksville, MD:
    Mon8:30am - 4:30pm
    Tue8:30am - 11:30am
    Wed8:30am - 4:30pm
    Fri8:30am - 2:30pm

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  1. Dr. De Fazio was amazing! My 16 year old daughter came in for her 2nd bunion surgery [...] Dr. DeFazio stepped up quickly and was able to clearly describe the surgery and what was expected. After surgery, he came out and talked with me about how it went and provided an x-ray. In the months following, he was always accessible to answer my questions. I would highly recommend him. In addition to the doctors, I would also like to thank the staff. The nurses and front desk personnel are all friendly, helpful, and professional. From the moment you walk in the door until you are ready to leave, they are always there with a smile, kind word, and professional attitude.

  2. Usual excellent experience!

  3. Dr Lou is terrific!

  4. Dr. De fazio was very friendly, helpful and professional. I'm very happy with him.

  5. Dr DeFazio was great. Very attentive, thorough exam and excellent explanation. Will recommend him to others.

  6. This doctor is awesome. He was on-time, informative, took his time explaining things. I wish all doctor visits were this easy.

  7. Dr. DeFazio was a pleasure to deal with. I never felt rushed and his plan of action to solve my problem was very specific and clearly explained.

  8. Dr. DeFazio did an outstanding job treating me. Very professional.

  9. My daughter had recommended this practice to me. As I told her, even though the doctor she had seen was no longer there, Dr DeFazio was very impressive both for his medical treatment and pleasant manner. I would highly recommend him to friends.

  10. Dr. De Fazio was by far the best podiatrist I have ever seen. He got down to the root of the issue with my foot and gave me solutions that fit within my lifestyle!

  11. Dr. [De Fazio] was extremely helpful and thorough in helping me understand my situation and gave me a great plan for recovery.

  12. [...] I love [De Fazio]

  13. I went to Dr. De Fazio, whom I really liked. He took the time to treat the issue I was having, discussed options, and answered other questions I had. I've told another friend the good experience I had here.

  14. Dr. De Fazio was very attentive, patient and friendly. He took the time to explain my issue to me in detail even though it was a minor issue. I would definitely recommend. Dr. De Fazio to friends and family. [...]

  15. Loved Dr. DeFazio ... he really put me at ease for the treatment (ingrown toenail) and took the time to answer all my questions.

  16. Everything about my experience was excellent, I would recommend The Foot and Ankle to anyone. I really liked Dr De Fazio, he was very gentle and caring. He explained what was going on in my foot.

  17. Dr. [De] Fazio was very attentive and listened to my concerns. He gave me helpful information about how to better care for my feet, especially my toenails.

  18. Dr. Defazio spent time addressing my foot concerns, and helping me with referrals to fully understand my nerve issues stemming from my previously broken ankle

  19. I have many good appointments with two doctors who left practice here and have locations in other towns. Will be starting with new doctor will be new test

  20. I have been a client at the Foot and Ankle practice for many years with visits on an as needed basis. I recently returned and met Dr. De Fazio at this visit. As I stated to my husband upon my return home, "I have not had such a thorough examination/evaluation concerning the pain in both feet as I did with Dr. De Fazio during my first visit with him." Dr. De Fazio answered my questions and when possible gave a demonstration in order to assess the problem. I completed a second visit with Dr. De Fazio today; and once again, I am extremely satisfied with his care. I do feel that I am making progress with my medical issues thanks to him. In addition, the staff was very helpful as well.