Commonwealth Foot and Ankle is Louisville, Kentucky’s top podiatric practice with more than 40 years of collective experience in Podiatric Medicine specializing in diabetic foot care, foot and ankle surgery, foot wound care and foot and ankle injuries. Our Louisville foot doctors, Dr. Ben Schaffer, Dr. Evan Ross and Dr. David Kyle, are complimented by a wonderfully dedicated staff.
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Benjamin Schaffer, DPM

Dr. Benjamin Schaffer received his DPM from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his Surgical Residency in Youngstown, Ohio. He began his private practice in 1982 and has over 25 years of experience in foot surgical procedures.

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Dr. Ross

Dr. Evan M. Ross, DPM

Dr. Evan M. Ross is a native of the Appalachian mountains where he grew up on a small horse farm just outside Elkins, West Virginia.  Dr. Ross has a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Veterinary Sciences from West Virginia University. He was an active participant on the rugby team.

Dr. Ross earned his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in the Independence, Ohio.  From there Dr. Ross sought residency training in Passaic, New Jersey at St. Mary’s Hospital where he received three-years of intense surgical training.
Dr. Ross enjoys all forms of podiatric foot and ankle care with an emphasis on patient education and conservative care as the first lines of treatment.  In his spare time Dr. Ross enjoys fly fishing, playing the guitar and riding motorcycles.
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Dr. Kyle

David Kyle, DPM

Dr. David Kyle is an Alabama native and proud supporter of Auburn University where he graduated with an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science. While at Auburn, Dr. Kyle was president of the Auburn University Student Recruiters and served as an Ambassador for the College of Science and Mathematics. He was selected for membership in Omicron Delta Kappa and Mortar Board.

Dr. Kyle was awarded the title of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University in 2012. At Midwestern, he was involved in many extracurricular activities, which included local and national involvement and diplomacy. He continued his medical pursuits to Louisville, Kentucky for a three-year surgical residency where he served as chief surgical resident at the University of Louisville and KentuckyOne Health, Podiatric Surgical Residency Program.

While in residency, Dr. Kyle completed well over 1,000 surgeries with emphasis on foot and ankle trauma, foot and ankle reconstruction, and diabetic limb salvage. He also received significant training in reconstructive plastic surgery including skin flaps, grafts, and closure techniques as well as expertise in minimally invasive procedures including arthroscopy, endoscopy, and minimal incision plating and fixation techniques.

Dr. David Kyle is proud to be a physician with the Commonwealth Foot and Ankle practice. He and his wife, Maggee, look forward to continuing to build their community relationships in the Louisville area. They jointly serve on the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction Committee and are active members of their church. In his spare time, Dr. Kyle enjoys golfing, snow skiing, and traveling.

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