Fellowship Trained Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon proficient in hindfoot and ankle repair, ankle replacement, orthotics, and sports related injuries.
Dr. Peterson is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon specializing in comprehensive reconstruction in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. He is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS).
Dr. Peterson received advanced fellowship training from the acclaimed Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Columbus, Ohio under the direction of Drs. Christopher Hyer, Gregory Berlet, and Terrence Philbin. During his fellowship year, Dr. Peterson’s training focused on arthroscopic ankle surgery and sports medicine, reconstructive forefoot, hindfoot and ankle surgery, including total ankle replacement, and trauma. He is also extensively trained in the treatment of lower extremity complications from diabetes, including limb salvage.
Prior to fellowship, Dr. Peterson completed a three-year podiatric surgical residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. During his final year of residency, Dr. Peterson served as Chief Resident. He received his medical education from Des Moines University’s College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. While at DMU, he was inducted into the Pi Delta National Podiatric Honor Society and was elected president. Dr. Peterson grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and received his B.S. in Biology from South Dakota State University.
Dr. Peterson has been very active in research throughout his training, including the completion of a sub-specialized research fellowship at the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center. He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has won research awards at both state and national levels for his work. He is an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, where he has served on peer-appointed committees since 2010. He is also a peer reviewer for the surgical journal, Foot and Ankle Specialist.
Dr. Peterson is a devoted patient advocate who focuses on advancing patient care through research and education. In his free time, Dr. Peterson enjoys golfing, running, traveling, and spending time with his wife and their two sons.
To learn more about Dr. Peterson and his practice visit www.chicagofootandanklesurgeon.com
Dr. Peterson’s Work Schedule
- Monday – Bartlett
- Wednesday – Elgin
- Thursday – Bartlett
- Friday – Elgin