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Atta J. Asef, DPM, DABPS, FACFAS


Dr. Asef has been in private practice since 1998. He is Board Certified in Podiatric Surgery and Wound Healing and is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Asef's specialties are podiatric surgery, trauma and foot and ankle cosmetic and reconstruction surgery.

He has a special interest in pediatric congenital deformities and implants for children with flat foot deformities, and gives lectures around the country on these topics. He is also certified in the use of Ilizarov External Fixator and has gone through a fellowship on its use in Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics and in Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi IRCCS Italy.

Dr. Asef is a member of the Euclid Hospital medical staff leadership where he served as the past chief of the section of Podiatry in the Division of Orthopedics in the Department of Surgery. He is very involved with the wound care at Euclid and Lake West Hospitals. Dr. Asef has written about or given presentations on topics such as hospital-acquired heel pressure ulcers, digital deformities, lower extremity MRI angiography, nail pathology and pre- and post-operative use of coumadin.

Dr. Asef is married to his soulmate Ari and they have two children Tara and Ava. Dr. Asef enjoys coaching his daughter's soccer team and when he gets a chance he enjoys hunting, fishing and riding his Harley. He is also very involved with his community and local charities.


Curriculum Vitae

July 1998 to Present
Private Practice

August 2004
Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

July 1996 to July 1998
Podiatric Surgical Residency (PSR-24)
Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA
Director: Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
Extensive experience in foot and ankle reconstruction, trauma, and application of Ilizarov External Fixator
Certified in Basic Microsurgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

July 1995 to July 1996
Podiatric Primary Care Residency
Wilson Memorial Hospital, Binghamton, NY
Director: Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
Rotations in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatrics, Rheumatology

July 1994 to June 1995
Podiatric Primary Care Residency
Cleveland Foot and Ankle Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Director: Jeff Robbins, DPM
Experience in patient care and supervision of students
Provided lectures and facilitated clinical and pathological conferences

August 1990 to May 1994
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH

1985 to 1990
Majors in Business and Sciences
Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH

Professional Licensing
State of Ohio
State of California

Projects and Publications
October 1997
Predictors of Hospital-Acquired Heel Pressure Ulcers, Co-Author, Ostomy/Wound Management

November 1997
Digital Deformities: An Anatomic Review and Treatment Modalities, Co-Author, submitted for publication

November 1997
Morton's Neuroma, Co-Author, submitted for publication

September 1993
Gait Analysis Video, Co-Author, a complete biomechanical examination of the lower extremity

Presentations and Case Studies
Lower Extremity MRI Angiography
Wilson Memorial Hospital, Binghamton, NY

Charcot Neuropathy in Diabetes
Fall Seminar, Cleveland, OH

Non-Invasive Vascular Studies
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine Cleveland, OH

Nail Pathology
Mill Creek Community Hospital Erie, PA

Pre-and Post-Operative use of Coumadin
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, OH


Dr. Asef appeared on Good Company every month. Good Company was a weekday program at 10am on channel 3.


Dr. Asef Discusses Morton's Neuroma




Hair Removal using Clear Scan




Dr. Asef Discusses Injectable Implants For Your Foot




Plastic Surgery For You Feet




Heel Pain (plantar Fasciitis) and What Can Help