Podiatry
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Meet the Doctors

Adam Fleischer, DPM, MPH, FACFAS

Undergraduate:  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Graduate:  University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical School:  Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency Training:  DVA Hines/Loyola University Medical Center, and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Board Certification:  American Board of Podiatric Surgery - Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Hospital Privileges:  Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago

Faculty Appointment:  Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Organizations:  American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Diabetes Association, American Podiatric Medical Association, and American Public Health Association





Edwin Harris, DPM

Undergraduate:  Loyola University of Chicago

Medical School:  Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (now Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine)

Board Certifications:  American College of Podiatric Orthopedics, American College of Podiatric Surgery

Faculty Appointment:  Instructor, Department of Podiatric Surgery and Applied Biomechanics, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Specialization:  Pediatric Podiatry

 

 

Beth Jarrett, DPM, CPed

Undergraduate:  Southern Illinois University, BA in Physiology

Medical School:  Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency Training:  Frank Cuneo Hospital, Chicago – Podiatric Surgery

Board Certifications:  American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine (Orthopedic Division)

Specializations:  Pedorthics, Biomechanics

Faculty Appointment:  Associate Professor, Department of Podiatric Surgery and Applied Biomechanics, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Additional Information:  Dr. Jarrett is a reviewer for The Foot, the international journal of clinical foot science, and is a Past President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. 

 

David Kibrit, DPM

Undergraduate:  University of Illinois Chicago.

Medical School:  Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency Training:  Preceptorship – Foot Health Care Center, Morton Grove, IL

Hospital Privileges:  Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

Faculty Appointment:  Assistant Professor, Department of Podiatric Surgery and Applied Biomechanics, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Organizations:  American Podiatric Medical Association and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

Karona Mason, DPM

Undergraduate:  Brown University, Biology

Graduate:  Central Michigan University, MA in Health Care Administration

Medical School:  Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Residency Training:  North Philadelphia Health System

Board Certifications:  American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Hospital Privileges:  Vista Health System, Waukegan, IL

Specializations:  General Podiatry, Diabetic Foot Care

Faculty Appointment:  Associate Dean of Clinical Experiences and Associate Professor, Department of Podiatric Surgery and Applied Biomechanics, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Organizations:  American Podiatric Medical Association and the National Podiatric Medical Association


Michael Oster, DPM, AACFAS

Undergraduate:  Florida State University

Medical School:  Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine 

Residency Training:  Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – Podiatric Surgery

Specialization:  Podiatric surgery, general foot care for children and adults, diabetic foot

Hospital Privileges:  Mercy Hospital, Chicago, and Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago

Professional Organizations:  American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, American Podiatric Medical Association, and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

Nancy Slone Rivera, MS, APN, NP-C, CWON

Undergraduate:  Associate of Nursing, Purdue University, and Bachelor of Nursing, University of Wisconsin

Advanced degree:  Master’s degree, Adult Nurse Practitioner, North Park University

Specialized training:  Wound Ostomy Continence Program, Albany Medical Center, NY

Foot and Nail Training:  University of Wisconsin

Board certifications: Certified Foot Care Nurse (CFCN), Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON), Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Nurse

Specialization:  Wound Care 

Professional organizations (current):  Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society, Christian Nurses Fellowship

Professional organizations (past):  Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society, Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nurses, American Association of Critical Care Nursing

Additional information:  Nancy Slone Rivera has been a nurse for 30 years, with a specialization in wound care since 2001. She has experience in acute care, long-term care, home health care, outpatient care, and clinics for the medically underserved. She is available to evaluate and treat both chronic and acute wounds and ulcers of the lower extremity, including venous ulcers, traumatic wounds, non-healing surgical wounds and diabetic ulcers. Nancy also has multiple years of experience as an educator and lecturer, both locally and nationally.

Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MSc
Director, Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR) 

Undergraduate:  University of Toronto

Medical School:  Barry University of Graduate Medical Sciences

Residency Training:  INOVA Fairfax Hospital

Hospital Privileges:  Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL; Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL; North Chicago Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Chicago, IL; and Vista Health System, Waukegan, IL

Specialization:  Limb Preservation, Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

Faculty Appointments:  Associate Professor, Department of Podiatric Surgery and Applied Biomechanics, and Associate Dean of Research, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Organizations:  American Diabetes Association, American Podiatric Medical Association, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

Additional Information:  Dr. Wu's areas of interest include assessing risk factors for lower extremity complications in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus, as well as diagnosing and preventing those complications, managing them, and treating them in a variety of manners, including surgery. She has published more than 60 papers, abstracts, posters, and book chapters, and has given more than 200 presentations and lectures. Dr. Wu currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Foot and Ankle Quarterly.

Martin C. Yorath, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM
Medical Director, Rosalind Franklin University Health System

Medical School:  Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency Training:  Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago

Board Certifications:  American Board of Podiatric Surgery, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics & Primary Podiatric Medicine

Specialization:  General Podiatric Medicine and Surgery; Foot and Ankle Trauma; Foot and Ankle Reconstruction; Diabetic Limb Preservation

Hospital Privileges:  Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago

Faculty Appointment:  Associate Professor, Department of Surgery and Applied Biomechanics, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Professional Organizations:  American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, and American Podiatric Medical Association

Additional Information:  Dr. Yorath is actively involved in the education of podiatric medical students and residents. He has served as the Medical Director of Rosalind Franklin University Health System since 2007.

 
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