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Kaitlyn N Bernhard, DPM

Foot and Ankle Surgeon located in State College, PA

About Dr. Bernhard

Kaitlyn Bernhard, DPM, is a foot and ankle surgeon practicing at Tussey Mountain Foot & Ankle Specialists located in State College, Pennsylvania. 

Originally from central Pennsylvania, Dr. Bernhard completed her undergraduate studies at Mercyhurst University with honors in a Bachelor of Science in biology. Following in her father’s footsteps, she received her doctorate at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. A 2017 graduate from Highlands-Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency program in Denver, Colorado, she was extensively trained in reconstructive and trauma surgery involving the forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle. 

Dr. Bernhard is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. She is credentialed at Mount Nittany Medical Center and Penn Highlands Huntingdon. Her husband, Andrew Bernhard, DPM, is also a podiatrist. They previously lived in Colorado and decided to move back to Pennsylvania to be closer to family and work together. 

Outside of podiatry, Dr. Bernhard and her husband enjoy spending time with their two kids and two dogs. Together they enjoy skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and baking. Dr. Bernhard is an avid runner and has completed dozens of ultramarathons and trail races. 

As a foot and ankle surgeon and clinician, Dr. Bernhard believes improving her patients’ lower extremity health will allow them the opportunity to pursue an active and healthy lifestyle for longevity.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Tussey Mountain Foot & Ankle Specialists, we accept most major insurance plans and will work to accept any insurances. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark BCBS
Palmetto GBA