Meet Dr. Raymond A. Fritz Jr.
Dr. Raymond A. Fritz Jr.
DPM, FACFAS, FACPM, FAPWCA, Certified Pedorthist
Dr. Raymond Fritz, Jr., a highly accomplished and respected podiatric surgeon, has dedicated his career to providing exceptional foot and ankle care. Born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Dr. Fritz's journey into medicine began after graduating from Dieruff High School, Pennsylvania. He went on to pursue his undergraduate studies at Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree.
Driven by his passion for podiatric medicine, Dr. Fritz earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Throughout his academic journey, he obtained multiple certifications, enhancing his expertise in the field. To further refine his surgical skills, Dr. Fritz completed a two-year surgical residency program at Rolling Hill Hospital in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.
In 1991, Dr. Fritz established his private practice, Allentown Family Foot Care, where he has been providing comprehensive foot, heel, and ankle care for over three decades. His practice allows him to treat a wide range of ailments, utilizing his vast knowledge and experience.
Dr. Fritz's dedication to his profession is evident through his numerous board certifications, fellowships, and associations. He is a distinguished member of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and holds the title of Board Certified Pedorthist. Additionally, he is a Fellow in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, and the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Fritz's contributions to the field of podiatric surgery are further demonstrated by his role as a Clinical Associate Professor (Adjunct) in Temple University's School of Podiatric Medicine, Department of Podiatric Surgery. He also serves as a Clinical Associate Professor for DeSales University, sharing his expertise with aspiring medical professionals.
Dr. Fritz's military service is an integral part of his journey. With a total of 28 years of military experience, he served as an active duty Seal Corpsman, assigned to Seal Team One. His commitment to the military continued throughout his education, and he returned to active duty in 1988 to develop a podiatric surgical program at the National Naval Medical Center. During this time, Dr. Fritz held various significant roles, including Director of the Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Podiatric Medical Consultant to the United States Naval Academy and United States Congress, and serving on board the USNS Comfort Hospital Ship during Operation Desert Shield. Dr. Fritz retired as a Commander, with his last assignment at Naval Special Warfare Group Two Det. 107 in Little Creek, Virginia.
Dr. Fritz's unwavering dedication to his patients, his expertise in podiatric surgery, and his military service exemplify his exceptional character and contributions to both the medical and military communities. His commitment to providing quality care and his vast experience make him a trusted professional in the field of podiatry.