Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Welcomes Emily Exten, M.D.


Orthopaedic surgeon, Emily Exten, M.D., has joined Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center’s Medina and Montrose locations. She is accepting new patients.

A Mansfield, OH native, Dr. Exten is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in foot and ankle conditions, including fractures; plantar fasciitis; deformities of the toes, foot or ankle; tendinitis; arthritis; and sprains. She graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Exten completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals and a foot and ankle fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University in Milwaukee.

She has practiced medicine since 2007. Since that time, Dr. Exten has volunteered on medical mission trips, where she treated patients in Nicaragua and Belize. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Foot and Ankle Society. 

Crystal Clinic’s Medina location, at 4975 Foote Road, Ste. 100, will serve as Dr. Exten’s “home” office. Here, patients can receive outpatient assessment, treatment and post-surgical care for all types of orthopaedic injuries and conditions, along with physical and occupational therapy to help relieve pain, regain range of motion, and return to daily activities. 

The Montrose clinic, at 3975 Embassy Parkway, Ste. 102, offers the same services as Medina, as well as Crystal Clinic QuickCare, which provides immediate care for orthopaedic and sports-related injuries.

For more information about Crystal Clinic or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Exten, visit or call 330-668-4040.


About Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center

Nationally renowned for orthopaedic care, Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is a physician-owned, orthopaedic specialty hospital system with board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons who perform on average more than 17,000 surgeries each year. With 13 locations throughout Northeast Ohio, including five Crystal Clinic QuickCareTMlocations that provide immediate, walk-in care of sports and orthopaedic injuries, Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is the only hospital in Ohio, and one of just four out of the 6,090 hospitals in the nation, to earn prestigious Joint Commission Certifications in total hip, total knee, total shoulder, and spinal fusion procedures. The hospital is ranked #1 in Ohio and in the top 20 of more than 6,000 U.S. hospitals for Major Orthopaedic Surgery (#17) and Joint Replacement Surgery (#13) by results-based CareChex/Quantros Analytics. Crystal Clinic has also earned a five-star rating in patient experience from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – its highest rating. Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons, a division of Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center, are experts in treating soft tissue defects related to orthopaedic injuries and provide the entire spectrum of plastic surgery – from reconstruction to cosmetic procedures.