Orvitz Podiatry has served St. Catharines and the surrounding area for more than 20 years. We’re proud to operate clinics in St. Catharines as well as Fort Erie.
We’re committed to helping our patients enjoy an active and engaged life, free from the troubles of daily foot pain. No matter what kind of foot condition you live with, the team from Orvitz Podiatry can help you find a long-lasting solution.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment with Stevan Orvitz.
A 4th generation resident of St. Catharines. His paternal great grandfather, originally from Berdichev, Russia, immigrated to Canada in 1905 with 3 brothers. Stevan's grandfather had a farmers stall at The Downtown Market Square, and also drove a cab in St. Catharines for many years. His grandmother, Ida lived around the corner from our current office for over 50 years at 6 Haynes Avenue (Now Fortis Restaurant parking lot). His father Sid, after service in WWII, and employment in Toronto, Calgary and Miami resettled here in 1960 with his wife Helen.
Stevan attended Captain John Decew and Oakridge Public Schools, Lady Churchill Junior High School, and graduated as an Ontario Scholar from Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in 1980. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario in 1983. He attended Podiatric Medical School in Chicago, Illinois and graduated in 1987.
He interned with Dr. Louis Santangelo at the Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago for 1 year returning to St. Catharines to open his practice in 1988 at 278 Bunting Road, St. Catharines. He took a leave of absence in 1997 to perform a 1 year surgical residency at Midway Hospital Medical Centre in West Los Angeles, California. In 1998 he resumed his practice in St. Catharines and relocated to our current office at 282 Welland Avenue in 2006.