Experienced Expert Care

With over 50 years of combined orthopedic experience amongst our staff and our physician, we at The Foot and Ankle Center are not only well versed in your medical concerns but are happy to assist you with the many paperwork and insurance issues, work forms, and even disability paperwork when necessary. In addition, as a division of Arizona Orthopedic we have access to dozens of resources to assist with all of your concerns.


Dr. John Cory - Phoenix Orthopedic SurgeonDr. John W. Cory M.D.

Dr. John Cory is a fellowship trained foot and ankle specialist who is board certified. After completing his medical degree at Wake Forest University Bowman Gray Medical School, he went on to complete residency in orthopedics at the University of South Carolina. Following residency, Dr. Cory completed the prestigious foot and ankle fellowship at American Sports Medical Institute in Birmingham Alabama in 2004, further subspecializing in sports injuries of the foot and Ankle.

Dr. Cory was recently invited to be co-director of the foot and ankle fellowship with Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, however, Dr. Cory returned to Scottsdale in order to partner with Arizona Orthopedic at the Foot and Ankle Center to provide the most comprehensive care for foot and ankle problems in the entire Phoenix metro area.

Dr. John Cory treats foot and ankle problems in all age groups from infants to geriatrics, and his practice includes congenital defects, trauma, degenerative and arthritic conditions. Dr Cory’s practice is further highly specialized in the treatment of sports foot and ankle injuries. Dr Cory is currently the team foot and ankle surgeon for: The Arizona Cardinals, The Arizona Coyotes, The Arizona Diamondbacks, and the team physician for the Real Salt Lake Soccer academy in Casa Grande.

In addition, Dr Cory serves as the Foot and ankle consultant for: US Soccer Federation, The California Angels, The Oakland Athletics, USA Gymnastics, Arizona Youth Soccer Leagues, and the multiple PGA tours. Dr Cory has also acted as consultant for international athletes in dance, baseball, basketball, and soccer, including top level european clubs. Dr Cory has extensive background in foot and ankle trauma, as well as sports and activity related injuries, to include overuse injuries.