After receiving his Undergraduate Degree in Biological Sciences from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana and his Medical Degree from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Yant completed his Residency at the Ankle & Foot clinic of Youngstown, Warren Community H.
Dr. Robert D. Yant opened his practice in 1980, with a desire to bring the best podiatric care to Jacksonville’s First Coast community. He specializes in treating all foot and ankle concerns including, but not limited to, diabetic foot treatment, advanced foot and ankle reconstruction, post-traumatic ankle reconstruction, plantar fasciitis, and sports medicine. Dr. Yant continues to use the latest state of the art techniques, such as, Platelet Rich Plasma, Stem Cell Injections, ultrasound guided injections, and advanced wound healing procedures.
Currently, Dr. Yant is a Fellow with the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgery, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He has served as Chief of Podiatry at Memorial Hospital, and as a Board Member at many surgical centers. Dr. Yant has also been an attending physician to several residency programs. Presently, he is one of the team physicians for the Jacksonville Sharks of the National Arena Football League. Concurrently, he is a consulting podiatrist for many of the colleges and numerous professional teams, and organizations, including the NFL, MLB and PGA.