Richard F. Jennings, DPM FACFAS

Richard F. Jennings, DPM FACFAS

Dr. Jennings is an Ohio native who earned his undergraduate degree from Bethany College, West Virginia, in 1995. He earned his Podiatric Medical degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1999. Dr. Jennings completed a 3-year surgical podiatric residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He is well trained in all aspects of ankle and foot surgery. He is board certified in Forefoot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a professional member of the American Podiatric Medical AssociationOhio Podiatric Medical Association, and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Jennings enjoys all aspects of podiatry with emphasis on forefoot/rearfoot, ankle reconstruction, sports medicine as well as wound care and limb salvage. He has privileges at several local area hospitals, including Mary Rutan Hospital, Mercy Memorial Hospital, Springfield Regional Medical Center, Madison Health, and the Ohio Valley Surgical Center.

Dr. Jennings is an exercise enthusiast. In his spare time, he enjoys biking, golfing, traveling, and spending time with his family. Dr. Jennings sees patients in Bellefontaine on Monday and Wednesdays and in Springfield on Tuesday and Thursdays.

Melitta D. Simmons, DPM

Melitta D. Simmons, DPM

Dr. Simmons has been with CFAS since 2015.  She has attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a degree in Biology in 1996 and Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Kent State University.  Subsequently she completed a 3 year Surgical residency at The Ohio State University.  

She has special interest in Primary podiatric medicine, including but not limited to sports medicine, wound care, pediatric and geriatric management. 

She is an advocate of preventative medicine and believes that patient education should be a priority.  Dr Simmons has a conservative practice philosophy which entails treating foot and ankle conditions nonsurgical whenever possible. 

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