OhioHealth Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Physicians

Locations in: Ashland, Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ontario and Shelby

Emily Exten, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, General Orthopedics

Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus

Orthopedic Surgery
Foot and Ankle Surgery
General Orthopedics


Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Medical School

Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio


Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Pediatric Mobility and Gait Analysis Postdoctoral Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University


Dr. Exten is an orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in foot and ankle surgery. She has a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric mobility and gait analysis. Her comprehensive foot and ankle experience includes nonsurgical treatment, injections and innovative, minimally invasive procedures, as well as surgical expertise for a wide range of foot and ankle conditions. She also has expertise in the treatment of fractures and traumatic injuries.

Dr. Exten is a native of central Ohio, growing up in Mansfield. She is excited to return home to live and serve the community that raised her. Dr. Exten resides in Mansfield with her husband Dr. Jonathan Skarie, an ophthalmologist at OhioEye. Together, they have two daughters — Gwenn will be 3 years old in May 2017, and Britta was born in January 2017 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. Growing up, Dr. Exten was a swimmer for the Woodland Club, Mansfield Senior and the Mansfield Waves. She continues her swimming in triathlons, having completed two Ironman distance triathlons with her husband in 2012 and 2015. They also enjoy distance running and marathons.

In her free time, Dr. Exten enjoys attending community events, productions at the Renaissance Theater, and yoga and barre classes. She and her husband enjoy taking their daughters to downtown Mansfield to visit the Mansfield Children’s Museum, Mansfield Carousel and Buckeye Bakery.

Dr. Exten will be serving as the team physician for her alma mater, Mansfield Senior High School.

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