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one of illinois' largest Podiatric Practices

Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists 

When your feet and ankles are compromised, it's more than just a minor inconvenience. It can severely hinder your quality of life. But at Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists, we don't just treat the condition, we provide cutting-edge treatments that can help you get back to your life.

As one of the largest foot and ankle practice in the state of Illinois, we have the experience and expertise to treat a wide range of conditions with confidence. Our board certified podiatrists have years of experience, and are up-to-date on the latest advancements in foot and ankle care. Our facilities are also state-of-the-art, with access to high-accuracy diagnostic technology such as ultrasound, onsite X-ray, and open MRI. That’s why patients travel across the Midwest to visit us, from Michigan, Wisconsin, and beyond.

Our team is passionate about providing the least invasive, most effective treatment available to get you back on your feet. If you’re ready to find relief and get started on your road to recovery, schedule your first appointment with Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle today, or just visit one of our conveniently located offices in the Chicago area.

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Advanced Foot & Ankle Treatments Across Northern Illinois

Our Treatments

At Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists, we offer treatments for various foot and ankle conditions, injures and more. Treatments including: 

  • Lapiplasty Bunion Surgery
  • Bracing, Casting & Orthotics
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Same-Day Injury Evaluation
  • Inpatient, Emergent, & Outpatient Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Examination
  • Cold Laser Therapy
  • and more.

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Accessible Podiatric Care Near You

We Proudly Accept Insurance

At Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists, we believe that cost should never be an obstacle to top-quality foot and ankle care. That’s why we’re proud to accept insurance from a range of providers across the Midwest region. View our list of accepted providers, and if you don’t see yours, please feel free to reach out to us to discuss your options.


  • Love love love Dr. Bochat! So down to earth and great to work with her. And the staff are the best! Always upbeat. Can’t help but smile talking to them. Highly recommend them.

    Posted On May 18, 2022
  • Dr Lavato is great! Knowledgeable, cooperative, thorough and friendly. I’ve been going o his office for a couple of years now and will continue to use him as my doctor!

    Posted On May 18, 2022
  • Everyone involved in helping me was amazing!! Dr. Darji came in on her day off to take care of me and a couple other patients when another Doctor unfortunately became ill. Thank you and I will recommend you to others in the future!

    Posted On April 15, 2022

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Convenient Locations Across Northern Illinois

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Appointments(847) 639-5800