Jay Lechner

in Louisville, Leitchfield, Elizabethtown and Shepherdsville, KY and Clarksville, Corydon and Jeffersonville, IN

Jay Lechner, DPM

Jay Lechner, DPM is board-qualified in foot and ankle surgery with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Lechner was born and raised in Michigan and attended Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan where he competed in track and field while obtaining his bachelor's degree. During his time as a collegiate athlete, he was an All-American in the throwing events.

After college, Dr. Lechner received his medical degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. He moved to Louisville in 2021 for surgical training at Norton Healthcare, receiving extensive training in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. He has particular professional interests in sports medicine, minimally invasive techniques, trauma, reconstruction and wound care.

Dr. Lechner is involved with training the residents at Norton Podiatric Residency Program. Outside of medicine, he enjoys weightlifting and spending time with his friends and family and exploring different places around Louisville.