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 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.
Got some good advice.[...]
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
[...] Dr. DeFazio was very accommodating. Just terrific customer service. You don't often find this in doctor offices so I was so impressed. I am a patient for life and have shared my story multiple times.
Dr. Defazio is amazing. Intelligent, clear and explicit when explaining things, genuinely cares, [...]. Definitely will be returning for any and all foot/ankle related injuries lol.
Dr. DeFazio and Dr. Friske are awesome!
EXCELLENT doctors, staff, overall experience! :)
My experience for my appt. 12/4/2018 as always was outstanding. From the moment you enter the office you are greeted with a smile and the decorations for the holiday were simply beautiful. They were so warm and beautiful.
Dr. De Fazio is a great Dr. he listens to all your concerns and is very knowledgeable!! Also, the office staff are all friendly and very helpful!
The doctor was very good in numbing my toe before toe surgery.
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.
Usual excellent experience!