Dr. Pete Lovato completed his BS in exercise physiology from Marquette University in 2007. After college he worked as a personal trainer, marathon/triathlon coach, and a high school varsity hockey coach in the northern Illinois suburbs before earning his 4 year Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2013. Dr. Lovato then completed his 3 year forefoot, reconstructive rearfoot & ankle residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago, IL completing his training in 2016. Dr. Lovato then joined Northern Illinois Foot & Ankle Specialists as a full-time DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine). He is on staff at Centegra Hospitals and Advocate Sherman Hospital.
Dr. Lovato was born and raised in the northern Illinois suburbs where his family still resides. He played collegiate hockey, as well as Division I rowing at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Lovato is an avid Chicago sports fan, and in his spare time he enjoys staying physically fit, competing in local area triathlons and running races, in addition to being active in local community events.