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LOWELL WEIL, JR., DPM, MBA, FACFAS

Meet The Doctors of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute

Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, MBA, FACFAS

CHICAGO PODIATRIST

President of the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute
Managing Partner of Foot & Ankle Business Innovations

Dr. Weil, Jr. is the President of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute and serves as the Fellowship Director.  He is the Co-Editor of Foot and Ankle Specialist, the only combined orthopedic/podiatric peer-reviewed journal in the world.

He has authored over 50 scientific papers and chapters in books and recently authored a chapter in “Foot and Ankle Clinics,” the first ever authored by a podiatrist.  He has published his own book on Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy and is published in three languages.

He has lectured nationally and internationally on reconstructive foot surgery, tendon and ligament reconstruction, sports medicine and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment for painful heel syndrome, achilles tendonitis and Morton’s neuroma and has co-developed implants used in foot surgery worldwide. He is responsible for recent advances in the surgical management of plantar plate repair and has developed new techniques and instrumentation to create ease and reproducibility of the surgical procedure to address this common foot problem.

Dr. Weil Jr. has been on the staff of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute since 1996. His special areas of interest are reconstructive foot and ankle surgery (particularly bunion reconstruction and deformed toes), tendon and ligament reconstruction (flatfoot and ankle instability), chronic heel pain, radiofrequency techniques, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, sports medicine and the use of PRP and Autologous Stem Cell Therapy.

He is particularly interested in Plantar Plate Problems and has been instrumental in the diagnosis and innovative surgical management of this entity.

Dr. Weil, Jr. is a key opinion leader in his specialty and is frequently invited to deliver lectures, conduct workshops, and provide product development expertise for the medical device industry.

Dr. Weil, Jr. also maintains a blog on the Podiatry Today website. The blog contains his personal insights on patient care and the business of medicine.

LOCATIONS

Dr. Weil Jr. practices at the following locations:

Des Plaines, IL(847) 390-7666
Monday, Tuesday

Libertyville, IL(847) 390-7666
Wednesday, Friday

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PRESENT APPOINTMENTS

Hospitals/Medical Centers
North Shore University Health System
Northwest Community Hospital
Northwestern – Lake Forest Hospital
Holy Family Medical Center

Editor
Foot and Ankle Specialist

Team Podiatrist
Chicago White Sox

Consultant
Chicago Bulls

YPO
Chicago

Managerial Board
International Society for Medical Shockwave Treatment

Editorial Board
Podiatry Today

AWARDS – DISTINCTIONS – CREDENTIALS

Board Certified
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery

Fellow
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons

Podiatry Management Magazine
“Top 100 Most Influential Podiatrists”, 2012

1st Place
AOFAS Poster Competition at Annual Summer Meeting, 2011 “MRI Correlation with Intra-operative plantar plate pathology”

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Clinical and Scientific Research Grant, 2010

1st Place
ACFAS Poster Competition at Annual Summer Meeting, 2007 “Calcaneal Scarf Osteotomy for Posterior Tendon Dysfunction; Long-Term Results”

Elected President
International Society for Medical Shockwave Treatment (ISMST)

Team Podiatrist
Chicago White Sox, MLB

Named Top 100 Most Influential Podiatrists in the Country
Podiatry Management Magazine

1st place award for presentation of research on the Calcaneal Scarf Osteotomy
Annual American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Meeting, 2008

Editorial Board
Foot and Ankle Specialist peer reviewed publication

Editorial Board
Foot and Ankle Online Journal an Internet Based Open Access Online Journal

Presented four papers
Annual European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) Meeting in Nice France in 2008. EFORT is the largest Orthopedic Organization in Europe

Published Book
Book on Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Undergraduate
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN – BA

Medical School
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine – DPM

Residency
The Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship
Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery, Europe

Graduate School
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management – MBA

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