Personal Statement
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.
Ask A Doctor
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
Illinois - Our doctors are on staff at the following hospitals:
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center 
  • Advocate Trinity Hospital
  • Lincoln Park Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Michael Reese Hospital
  • St. Joseph Hospital 
    Indiana - Our doctors are on staff at the following hospitals: 
  • St. Catherine Hospital 
  • Community Hospital
    Other facilities/surgery centers
  • Magna Surgery Center
  • Community Surgery Center (Munster, Ind.)
    Professional Organizations
  • AOFAS: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • APMA: American Podiatric Medical Association
  • The Podiatry Institute
  • Finch University/The Chicago Medical School/William M.Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Podiatric Medical Students Association
  • Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards
  • American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants
  • American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine
  • American Association for Women Podiatrists
  • American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine 
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery 
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations 
  • Accreditation Association for Podiatric Surgical Facilities
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Financing

    We make it as easy as possible to receive our expert care by accepting a wide range of commercial insurance and managed care plans, including HMOs, PPOs and POS plans. Our staff will work with you and your insurance carrier to complete and submit claim forms and accelerate reimbursement. A patient account representative is available to assist with statement and billing concerns.

    1. Insurance/Managed Care Plans

    2. Private Payment Options

    We also accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

    3.Workers Compensation
    If we are treating you for a work related injury, our goal is to get you back to work as quickly and safely as possible. We work closely with your employer and case manager to speed up that process.

    4. Medicare
    We accept Medicare Assignment, as well as many managed care plans.

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