UI Hospitals and Clinics



John Femino, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (view Academic Profile)


John Femino, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon, certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 2000, who specializes in foot and ankle injuries and reconstruction. Dr. Femino joined us in 2005 after working at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, MI since 1998. 

His areas of clinical interest and research include sports injuries and trauma of the ankle and foot, ankle ligament instability, ankle arthritis, and deformity of the tibia, ankle, and hindfoot. He has been an active member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as other national, regional, and state medical societies. 

He is dedicated to excellence in clinical care, education of the next generation of orthopedic specialists and medical students, and advancing orthopaedic knowledge through research.



  • Ankle and foot fractures
  • Ankle deformities or contractures
  • Arthritis and cartilage injuries
  • Flatfoot or high arch
  • Hallux and lesser toe deformities
  • Nerve injuries
  • Sports ankle and foot injury
  • Tendon and ligament injuries

Education and Training


MD, University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND


Orthopedics, Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI


Foot and Ankle Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • America's Best Doctors: 2013
  • U.S. News and World Report: 2012