Erik C. Freeland, DO

4.75 out of 5 (217 ratings, 55 reviews)
Ratings and Reviews


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Division Head, Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Erik C. Freeland, DO,  is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in foot and ankle surgery, specializing in the operative and nonoperative treatment of foot and ankle disorders.  Dr. Freeland has extensive training and experience utilizing the most advanced surgical techniques in foot and ankle reconstruction, including reconstruction for flatfeet, high arches, and complex deformities. He also specializes in treating tendon disorders, foot and ankle trauma, bunions, hammertoes, and arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle. He also has a special interest in athletic injuries of the foot and ankle, arthroscopic ankle surgery, nerve disorders of the foot and ankle in addition to total ankle replacement. His ultimate goal is to alleviate patients' pain and return them to the activities they enjoy.

Dr. Freeland graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a degree in physical therapy. After a brief tenure practicing physical therapy, the western New York native earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, where he also completed his orthopaedic surgical residency. He remained in Philadelphia where completed an orthopaedic foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

In addition to being a clinician, Dr. Freeland enjoys both teaching and research. He is currently appointed as a clinical instructor of orthopaedic surgery at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has authored textbook chapters and peer-reviewed articles for medical journals. Dr. Freeland is a member if the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He practices at the Cherry Hill, Voorhees and Glassboro office locations of the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute.


What Dr. Freeland's patients are saying
(source: Press-Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys) 

I saw Dr. Freeland around 1:45 for a 1pm apt yet that involved medical history w/ technician & X-ray completion prior to visit - I waited off / on yet still felt like he gave more than adequate care & fit me in tight schedule. Thank you!!

Overall a very good visit. Provider was friendly and helpful and seemed to care. As important his staff and assistants were caring as well.

The doctor was very detailed in his explanation of my issue.  I loved his overall demeanor and time he took to answer all of my questions.  Received excellent care and will highly recommend him to others. In addition, I enjoyed seeing a medical student doing the appointments with him.

Dr. Freeland is a wonderful doctor, the very best.

Dr. Freeland was courteous, had knowledge of my concerns and had solutions. He is thorough and I felt like he really listened, knew my history and addressed how to move forward.

Doc Freeland is the best I can walk because of him. Thank you.

I will tell anybody who asked how Doc is he is the best and he makes you feel that he cares about you.

Dr. Freeland has one of the best 'bedside' manners of all physicians I have ever used. He give you complete confidence in his work.

Dr. and staff very nice an friendly and would recommend friends an family to Dr. Freeland.

I felt that everyone in Dr. Freeland's office that day provided me with excellent care!

Dr. Freeland and his team are amazing! It is always a pleasure to deal with him.

Dr. Freeland is such a caring professional. He  cares about his patients. His guidance & expertise help with my aches and pains. He is truly an asset to Cooper.

Everything was great and was very pleased by the staff and the doctor.

Dr. Freeland & staff provide amazing care!

This was my first experience with Dr. Freeland and with this office. I was impressed with how pleasant and caring everyone was. Dr. Freeland listened carefully to my concerns. He had my chart up on the screen and was very aware of my past medical history. His examination of my foot was thorough and the problem and treatment was explained in easy to understand terminology. Overall I was very pleased with my experience.

I love Dr. Freeland, he's a wonderful foot doctor and a very caring listener. He is thorough every time I see him. I would recommend him to anyone. I definitely will use him again.

Office Locations

Glassboro, Cherry Hill
Cooper Specialty Care at Glassboro

221 Victoria Street
(GPS: 26 Mick Drive)
Glassboro , NJ 08028
Phone: 856.536.1475
Fax: 856.536.1476
Maps & Directions

Cooper Bone and Joint Institute at Cherry Hill

2339 Route 70 West
2nd Floor
Cherry Hill , NJ 08002
Phone: 856.751.6464
Fax: 856.536.1471
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolPhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
InternshipDelaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexel Hill, PA
ResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipOrthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery - Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Special Interests

Foot and ankle surgery, athletic injuries of the foot and ankle, tendon disorders, arthroscopic ankle surgery, nerve disorders of the foot and ankle, total ankle replacement


  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

Awards and Honors

  • South Jersey Magazine "Top Physicians" - 2020