Dr. Louis DeFazio was born and raised in Scranton, PA, graduating from high school at Scranton Preparatory School. Dr. DeFazio 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. DeFazio 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. DeFazio 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. DeFazio enjoys CrossFit, playing golf, and watching football, basketball, hockey, and golf. He also likes to spend time with his family and friends.
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
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Dr DeFazio is not only an excellent physician but a wonderful and caring person. He really cares about his patients. I feel as though I am in good hands. He listens and involves me in my care and I trust that he will always treat me in my best interest. The staff here is amazing. Everyone from the front desk to the medical assistance are top notch! Nancy at the front desk is exceptional. This is one of the best practices !
DeFazio....A+ all the way....Thank you.
Careful examination and treatment and thorough plan for followup.
He did not dismiss my complaint even though the X-ray showed no broken bones. He explained very succinctly what I should do to alleviate the pain and took a real interest in my well being.
Easy to talk to.
My Doctor was excellent.
Caring and aware of patients feelings
Experience from start to finish was excellent -- a well run organization!
Everyone was very clear as to what was wrong and how to treat it. Office was clean. fully satisfied.
Dr DeFazio is wonderful! He takes time to listen and engaged me in my care.
The doctor listened carefully and did everything necessary to get me back on my feet again! I am so impressed with the attention to detail, kindness and interest in helping me - I would highly recommend it to my family and friends.
Dr. De Fazio was very friendly and easy to communicate with in spite of my being deaf.
Dr. DeFazio: I so appreciated the efficiency of your staff and your professionalism as a doctor. When I made the appointment I was thinking there is nothing to be done to ease the pain in my toe. How wrong I was! Thank you for making me comfortable and quickly easing the pain in my toe. I have had no pain since this visit.
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Everyone was very professional and the service was excellent.
Entire staff made me feel comfortable.
I had a great experience and would recommend family and friends there in the future.
I went in for my 7 year old son, and we were treated with respect and kindness. The front desk was cheerful, the nurse was polite and made my son laugh several times, and the doctor was efficient and helpful during our appointment.
Dr. [DeFazio] has been very proactive in my care