Podiatric Surgical Residency

The mission of the Podiatric Surgical Residency at Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Campus is to train residents in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and ankle disorders by medical, physical and surgical means.

Step Into a Bright Future

St. Joseph's Podiatry Residency program provides podiatric training in a multidisciplinary setting where the residents can gain experience working with other medical practitioners to provide total care.

The program accepts students from all podiatry schools through the CASPR application service.

Three Year, Multidisciplinary Program

This comprehensive three-year program provides surgery, inpatient management, emergency department (trauma) and clinic experience. A strong emphasis is placed on all phases of foot and ankle surgery. The program fulfills all of the newly-revised requirements of The Council of Podiatric Medical Education. Residents work on staff at five hospitals and outpatient centers with more than 45 attending physicians including podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons. The program also provides significant rotations through:
  • Anesthesia
  • Biomechanics
  • Clinical podiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetic limb salvage
  • Emergency medicine
  • General and internal medicine
  • Hyperbaric medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pedorthotics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Plastic surgery
  • PT
  • Radiology
  • Vascular surgery
  • Wound care

Externship Opportunity
A one-month externship is available to any third and fourth year podiatry student. This is a surgical externship, which will have you in the OR on a daily basis.

Podiatry Residency Faculty
The Podiatric Surgical Residency faculty are board certified, board qualified or board eligible in their respective sub-specialties within the field of podiatric medicine and surgery.

Have Questions? Please Contact:

Monica Kurszewski
Program Coordinator
Phone: 414-874-4500