Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Care of the Young Athlete
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Foot And Ankle Fusions
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Non-union
  • Heel Injections
  • Joint Preservation
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Ligament Reconstruction Of The Knee
  • Orthobiologics
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery Foot And Ankle
  • Tendon Reconstruction
  • Viscosupplementation
View all 26 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Athletic Knee Injury
  • Benign Tumors / Masses Of The Foot
  • Bunions
  • Bursitis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Club Feet
  • Foot Trauma
  • Heel Spurs
  • Internal Derangement of the Knee
  • Knee Cartilage Injury
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Plantar Fibromatosis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendontis / Dysfunction
  • Sports Injuries
View all 21 Specialties +


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About Alan Davis, MD

After receiving his medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine, Dr. Davis completed both his internship and residency at Cleveland Clinic. He then continued his training at Cleveland Clinic by completing a comprehensive fellowship in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Davis joined Cleveland Clinic as a staff physician in 1999.

He holds joint appointments in Foot and Ankle Center and the Center for Sports Health within the department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Dr. Davis specializes in foot and ankle procedures including total ankle replacements, complex reconstruction, surgery for arthritic conditions, along with bunions and forefoot procedures. He was an Academic All American football player at Michigan State University and has a keen interest in sports injuries of the knee, foot and ankle.

Dr. Davis is involved in education, training both residents, and post graduate fellows. In addition he is involved in innovative medical device product development to improve the efficiency of surgical devices for better patient outcomes.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Foot/Ankle Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA

Undergraduate - Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, care of the diabetic foot, arthroscopy

Awards & Honors

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship, foot and ankle, Cleveland Clinic, 1989-1990
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/26/2020, Dr. Davis has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Davis receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • BioStar Ventures
  • In2Bones USA

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

250 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

dr davis took the time to listen to my concerns about my injury, did not rush to explain his prognosis, was empathetic-sonething you don't see every day..a true ambassador for the clinic!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

will not hesitate to recommend dr davis!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

excellent, knowledgeable physician

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

dr Davis, the Anastasia dr and the nurses were all fantastic. couldn't have asked for better support.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Dr. Davis is always very easy to talk to about any questions that I may have.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr. Davis and Nurse Beth were both phenomenal

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Dr. Davis is an excellent physician. He truly cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Have often recommended Dr. Davis as he is top flight!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Dr Davis was very helpful with questions. staff was considerate and helpful with scheduling

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr Davis went out of his way to accommodate my needs.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

He is the most caring Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Dr. Alan Davis was simply awesome he answered so many questions I had and I do ask a lot of them he was professional, courteous, insightful, well informed and patient! Dr Allen gave me better news than I thought for my prognosis...In the future, I would be comfortable with him operating on me! I respected his opinion decision and supportive measures that he gave me at my appt!

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Dr.Davis always explained my plan of care so that I could understand each step of the process, every thing he said was always right in track he is a very good surgeon and I have the upmost respect for him and appreciate everything he did for me I would highly recommend him and all the staff.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

I was under the care of Dr. Davis for 10 months. During that time, he explained everything to me, offered support/encouragement when I achieved milestones in my recovery. I will always be thankful that I ended up in his capable hands. I couldn't have gotten better care/treatment.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr Davis went beyond to give me answers & best treatment on a difficult case. He incorporated his other knowledge besides orthopedics to help my case!!!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Always have great results from visits with Dr. Davis.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Really like Dr. Davis. He's great!

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Very positive experience. Dr Davis explained what was found in the MRI and went over options that I could take.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

It usually takes months to go through this process. I was able to get in to see Dr Davis and have my issue taken care of in weeks.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Excellent staff and medical providers.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Would recommend other doctors, but not Davis.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

one of the best visits to a doctor I ever had. we really had a good discussion about my problem

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr Davis is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

dr Davis has been very good

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr Davis , Beth and staff are professional & proficient. Thank you!

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Davis provided his cell phone number in case I had trouble scheduling the appointment

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Davis does not rush through responding to questions, is very patient with waiting well I got organized, provided matter-of-fact responses that included comprehensive risks and benefits

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Davis is one of the BEST!

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Dr. Davis was very informative. when our appointment was over, I was very impressed. I felt very comfortable with his recommendations.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Dr. Davis has been wonderful throughout this major event in my life. I was assured by multiple people during the course of my treatment/surgery that I couldn't be in better hands. I couldn't agree more.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr. Davis has been very considerate and kind in providing me with important information with my care. I appreciate all his help.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Davis over and over again.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Highly recommend Dr. Davis and Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

excellent care by dr davis

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr Davis was very thorough when explaining my daughter's injury and treatment plan. I had plenty of time to ask questions and discuss our treatment options.

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