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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Lorain Orthopaedics
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Primary Location

Lorain Orthopaedics


Additional Locations


Avon Hospital

33300 Cleveland Clinic Blvd
Avon, OH 44011
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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Fracture Care
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Reconstructive Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery Foot And Ankle
  • Surgical Treatment of the Foot
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Bunions
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Malunion
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Nonunion
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot And Ankle Ulcers
  • Foot Ankle Deformities
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Trauma
  • Hallux Valgus
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Spurs
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Sprained Ankle
View all 22 Specialties +


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About John Cann, DPM

John Cann, DPM, is a Surgical Podiatrist at Cleveland Clinic Lorain, and Kolczun and Kolczun Orthopaedics. He joined the Staff of Cleveland Clinic in 1999 and has been practicing in the Lorain, Ohio, community since 1992. 

Dr. Cann is a frequent lecturer at the local and national level. He is former Associate Professor of Surgical Anatomy at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. In 1994, he was named to the Who's Who of Business and Professionals. Dr. Cann is board-certified in foot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American College of Podiatric Medicine.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - California College of Podiatric Medicine
San Francisco, CA USA

Undergraduate - Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK USA

Additional Training

  • A.O. International Fellowship; Basel, Bern, Switzerland, 1991
  • External Rotation: observation of surgical techniques of Dr. Bernard Regnauld, Nantes, France, October 1990

Professional Highlights

  • Assistant Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency training, Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center, Lorain, Ohio


  • Foot and Ankle Surgery - Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

Specialty Interests

General Podiatry, foot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle trauma, fractures and injuries of the foot and ankle, heel pain, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine


  • Diplomate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Ohio Podiatric Medical Association
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for John Cann, DPM.

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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 6/11/2022, Dr. Cann has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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.

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* 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

172 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

32 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Very good experience with Dr Cann. He answered all of my questions and made me feel very comfortable in my decision to proceed with elective surgery

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr. Cann is the best!! Please do what you can to keep him happy!! I would not go to ANY other podiatrist!!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr.Cann was really nice he did a awesome job on my feet, he referred me to Dr. Johnson glad I changed my foot Dr. To him and his team

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Dr. Cann and his team is AWSOME

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr. Cann is awesome! I have been a patient of his for nearly twenty years.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Cann did a great job.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

I had fractured my ankle and urgently needed an ortho, my previous ortho doesn't treat ankle fractures and regerred me to Dr Cann. First on 2/24 for which Dr Cann and staff called me immediately. 3/15 was my follow up. Thank you for prompt, friendly, professional care!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr Cann and staff stepped up to help me when I was in immediate need, and continue to give me exceptional care.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Cann was very friendly and listened to my concerns, explained the cause of my issues, and provided options to address my issue. I really appreciated that Dr. Cann did not try to push surgery since some doctors would push for that for financial reasons.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Very satisfied with my experience with Dr. Cann and his office staff. I would recommend him to my friends and family.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr. Cann has always shown great respect to us from the beginning of this process back in April 2021. He took time to assure that both myself and my wife understood the situation and needed treatment for my condition. He showed concern and always returned my wife's text question with a phone call. I would recommend Dr. Cann to anyone who needs Podiatry services.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Excellent provider. Knowledgeable and personal.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr. Caan was great.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Shawn has developmental delays and the doctor had a productive and patient conversation regarding diabetes with Shawn. As he was able to come home and explain to me. I appreciate the doctors compassionate and patient demeanor.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Can was fantastic in my first appt. With him In helping with a chronic foot issue.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Cann is a fantastic

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Cann to several people, he is a great doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

He is a great doctor. I have known him for many years and he is wonderful!!

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

The doctor and his staff are always excellent

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Would recommend the doctor and that location anytime

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Very good, everyone was polite and friendly. Dr Caan was friendly, explained my x-rays and the procedure we would do

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2021

Dr Cann was remarkable. He has such a pleasant and professional demeanor. His explanations of options and patience with questions was much appreciated. He is the type of doctor depicted on Marcus Welby type television show.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

An excellent physician.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Dr. Cann is very polite and has great patience.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Love Dr. Cann he is great.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr Cann is such a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

I want Dr. Cann to do my surgery!!! He is grounded...very important to me...and knowledgable.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Cann was personable. Explained the procedure, discussed pain and follow up appointments. Overall very nice.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Cann is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Excellant service provider

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr Cann is one of the very best doctors I have ever had! He is Great!!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Cann called me on his personal cell phone to see how I was doing. I thought that was great.

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