Dr. Straka was born and raised in Upper Arlington and always wanted to move back home to be close to family after finishing training. He received his undergraduate degree at OSU. After OSU, Dr. Straka worked for a few years before ultimately deciding that medicine was his calling. He then went to The University of Toledo for medical school, Duke for residency, and completed an extra year as faculty. He’s looking forward to being in Columbus and caring for the community. Dr. Straka is very grateful that patients entrust themselves to him and always hopes to honor their trust with excellent patient care. Dr. Straka enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, fly fishing, and endurance sports in his free time.