Dr. Rimi Statkus received his Bachelor of Podiatry in 2006 from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He worked in Australia as an advanced podiatrist focusing on sports medicine and diabetic limb salvage for over six years before coming to the US to advance his surgical skills. In 2016, he completed his Podiatric Medical degree at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ, before moving to Chicago to complete his surgical residency at Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Statkus is board-certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery. He is a member and Director at Large of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association, a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and Research Coordinator of the Northwest Illinois Foot & Ankle Foundation Fellowship Program.
Dr. Statkus was born and raised in Australia. He enjoys traveling and has seen much of the Australian outback, Europe and North America. On one of his many trips he met his wife, Stephanie, in the outfield at a baseball tournament while visiting Canada. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, as well as enjoying an active lifestyle of hiking, biking, playing and watching sports, and discovering Chicago and the surrounding areas.