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:

  • In2Bones USA
  • BioStar Ventures

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

247 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

It was obvious that Dr. Davis is very experienced and skillful

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Davis was excellent in his care. He was courteous and respectful, showered concern with my condition and took the time to explain my condition. i will definitely recommend Dr. Davis to everyone in need of orthopedic care. His expertise is remarkable. His bedside manor is exemplary and his true concern and care for the patient is what makes him an outstanding physician.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

I am grateful for the considerate and kind care i received at CCF Avon and Dr. Davis and his staff

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

appt made at doctors office. was great

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Doctor Davis was very helpful. He explained my medical condition in great detail and in layman's terms that I could understand. He then explained, also in great detail and layman's terms, the 3 options that I had to correct or lessen my condition. Dr. Davis didn't rush my appointment and took more than adequate time to make sure I understood all aspects of my condition. I was very pleased and satisfied with my entire experience with Dr. Davis.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Dr. Davis is straightforward and honest which is exactly what I look for in a doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

I never give 5 star reviews on surveys but I feel that Dr Davis and his staff earned it. I felt the ultimate confidence in his ability from the time he walked into the room to meet me until I saw him in surgery just casually having a conversation like it was no big deal to repair a serious injury.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

I have already recommended Dr. Davis to one of my friends.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Dr Davis took the time to answer any and all questions. Never felt rushed. Great care from him and fantastic response time to questions submitted via MYCHART

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Trying to get connected really was a hassle. Dr. Davis in no way had anything to do with that he is an amazing Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Davis is the best out there. He has made my recovery from my accident worry free.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

So The dr him self is awesome just the whole zoom chat thing I was really not impressed with at all while it was convenient I really did not like it. Id rather see my Dr. in person.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Davis is a fantastic doctor

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr Davis is easy to talk to and honest in his opinions

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr Davis was clear and concise regarding the progress of my treatment, yet reassuring and encouraging. a true professional....the best!

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 Aug 31, 2020

virtual visit was super, and Dr Davis was a true professional

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

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

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

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

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.

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