James Solmen, MD

Specialties: Foot and Ankle Surgery

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About Me

Dr. Solmen is a Foot and Ankle fellowship-trained surgeon specializing in specific problems of the foot and ankle. His practice concentrates on fracture care, adult reconstruction (bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas), degenerative and post-traumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, neurologic disorders and sports injuries. Dr. Solmen is a native of Youngstown and is actively involved in the teaching and training of residents from local orthopaedic surgery and podiatric residency programs. He is also the only fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon in the Youngstown area.

Undergraduate: Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Graduate: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Postgraduate Training:

  • Internship: General Surgery, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, Florida

Board Certifications and Medical Associations:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Mahoning Valley Medical Society


The Orthopaedic Surgery Center
8551 Crossroads Drive
Youngstown, Ohio 44514

Phone: 330-758-1065

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