Dr. Kristopher W. Krannitz and his wife, being natives of west Michigan, had always aspired to return to the area to raise a family. In 2007 the opportunity arose to come to northern Michigan. They eagerly made the move, and Dr. Krannitz joined Advanced Foot & Ankle Centers proudly providing the communities of Cadillac, Manistee, and Traverse City with foot and ankle care since that time.
Dr. Krannitz has special interests in reconstructive lower extremity surgery, management of lower extremity wounds, diabetic pathology of the lower extremity, trauma, and research. He has received recognition for his published research work from both the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Krannitz has also had the honor of working with the Healing the Children foundation in their efforts to provide corrective surgical care for complex pediatric foot and ankle deformities in Guatemala.
After Graduating high school from Muskegon Catholic Central, Dr Krannitz Achieved his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from Michigan State University. He earned his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in 2004. Dr. Krannitz completed his post-graduate residency training in podiatric surgery and medicine at the Oakwood Healthcare System in Dearborn and Wayne Michigan.
Dr. Krannitz is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery a Fellow member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.