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Foot & Ankle Clinics of America is made up of eight podiatrists, a podiatric fellow, an M.D. who is a specialist in internal medicine and more than 50 support staff. Collectively, our medical clinics have more than 35,000 patient visits each year.
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The pads of my feet are so thin and it is painful to walk far or find shoes that are comfortable. Is there any procedure to beef up the pads so walking and dancing are not so painful and I can get my life back?

issues with pain on left foot. Had an landline phone base of the phone fell on my left foot then started to swelling up. Then had an small area filled with fluid then months later the fluid was absorbed into the foot and now having pain with walking. I am on my feet for 6 hrs a day and the pain and numbness has started again this has been on going for one month. What should I do?

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  • Podiatrists
  • B.S., Northeastern University of Pharmacy, Boston, Mass.
  • Medical School D.P.M., Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, 1980 (Cum Laude)
  • Residency St. Bernard Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
  • Affiliation
    Staffing Privileges
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center,
  • Advocate Trinity Hospital,
  • Mercy Hospital,
  • Michael Reese,
  • Lincoln Park Hospital,
  • Magna Surgery Center
  • St. Catherine Hospital,
  • Community Hospital Community Surgery Center
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Member, American Academy of Wound Management
  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, American Foot & Ankle IPA
  • Highlights Appointed by Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich to serve a 3-year term on the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board, a division of the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • Founder and president of American Foot & Ankle IPA, all-podiatric physician network.
  • Volunteer teaching staff at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.
  • Sponsors annual scholarship for a female podiatry student at William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.

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