Receiving the best foot care means going to a podiatrist that has broad experience in reconstructive and complicated surgeries in addition to treatments that are done without an operation. What helps the healing process is a doctor that listens to patients and involves the patient in treatment planning.

Dr. Gary Ochwat, Dr. Craig Halihan, Dr. Matthew Krouse, Dr. Ronald Clemente and Dr Vincent Perns are not only expert surgeons, but expert at listening closely to your symptoms and delivering an accurate diagnosis to help make the right treatment plan for you. Typically, there are many options for treatment, and we help guide you in the best options for long-term health and pain-free feet. Modern technology, advanced treatments and continuing education keeps our patients feeling their best and keeps them on the move.

Dr Ochwat

Dr. Gary Ochwat (Board-Certified Podiatrist Illinois)

Podiatrist in Crystal Lake IL, Elgin IL, Hoffman Estates IL, Schaumburg IL, Huntley IL & Montclare, Chicago, IL

Advanced Foot And Ankle Specialists

 

Dr. Ochwat Studied at Loyola University before achieving his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. He completed a two-year podiatric surgical residency at St. Anne's Hospital in Northlake, Illinois, before entering private practice in 1985.

 

Dr. Ochwat is an active member of several respected medical societies including the American Podiatric Medical Association (http://www.apma.org) and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association (http://ipma.net). A Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Dr. Ochwat is Board-Certified in both ankle and foot surgery.  

Dr. Ochwat is certified in the STAR total ankle replacement surgery.

In his free time, he enjoys travel and the performing arts.

Dr Halihan

Dr. Craig W. Halihan (Board-Certified Podiatrist Illinois)

Podiatrist in Crystal Lake IL, Elgin IL, Hoffman Estates IL, Schaumburg IL, Huntley IL & Montclare, Chicago, IL

Advanced Foot And Ankle Specialists

 

Dr. Halihan completed undergraduate training at the University of Illinois and earned degrees in Psychology and Biology. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine / Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2004. He went on to complete a two-year surgical residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Halihan has specialized training in wound care, diabetic limb salvage, and experienced in trauma and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Halihan is Board-Certified in foot surgery, and Board Certified  in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle surgery.

 

Dr. Halihan is certified in the STAR total ankle replacement surgery.

Dr. Halihan is committed to continuing medical education, so he is able to provide the best and most up to date care for patients with the latest advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle disease. In his free time, he enjoys ice hockey and home improvement projects.

Dr. Matthew A. Krouse

Dr. Matthew A. Krouse, (Board-Qualified Podiatrist Illinois)

Podiatrist in Crystal Lake IL, Elgin IL, Hoffman Estates IL, Schaumburg IL, Huntley IL & Montclare, Chicago, IL

Advanced Foot And Ankle Specialists

 

A native of the Chicagoland area, Dr. Krouse completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University and earned his doctorate degree from Rosalind Franklin University/ Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. He went on to complete his post-graduate residency training at Presence St. Joseph Hospital - Chicago, where he served as Chief Resident during his third year. While in residency, Dr. Krouse was exposed to all medical and surgical aspects of foot and ankle care with extensive specialized training in wound care, trauma, complex reconstructions, limb salvage, Illizarov external fixation, peripheral nerve surgery, and advanced plastic surgery techniques. He is Board-Qualified in Foot Surgery as well as Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery.  Dr Krouse is certified in the STAR total ankle replacement surgery

Away from the office, Dr. Krouse enjoys spending time with his family/friends, golfing, tennis, traveling, and is an avid sports fan.

Dr. Ronald J. Clemente

Dr. Ronald J. Clemente, (Board-Certified Podiatrist Illinois)

Podiatrist in Schaumburg, IL

Advanced Foot And Ankle Specialists

Graduating with honors and in the top percentile of his class, Dr. Clemente went on to successfully complete an intense residency program in foot surgery.  Holding both diplomate and fellow status with the prestigious American Board of Podiatric Surgery and American College of Foot Surgeons.  Dr. Clemente provides years of clinical experience in foot care.

 

Dr. Vincent A. PernsDr. Vincent A. Perns (Board-Certified Podiatrist Illinois)

Podiatrist in Montclare, Chicago, IL

Advanced Foot And Ankle Specialists

Dr. Vincent A. Perns studied at Pennsylvania State University prior achieving his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine.  

Dr. Perns is an active member of several respected medical societies including the American Podiatric Medical Association (http://www.apma.org) and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association (http://ipma.net). A Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and was a past president of the Belmont Craigin Kiwanis.

Dr. Perns is Board-Certified in both ankle and foot surgery.

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