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Dr. Fleischer

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Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH, FACFAS

Chicago Podiatrist

Dr. Fleischer’s expertise is in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Fleischer has been in practice in the Chicago area and actively involved in the training of podiatric surgical residents since 2004. His clinical interests include all aspects of elective and non-elective foot and ankle surgery. His publications, teaching and research interests focus on musculoskeletal imaging (specifically MRI and ultrasound), evidenced-based medicine, diabetic foot care/limb preservation and surgical outcomes.

He is active in a variety of professional organizations including the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons where he serves on the Research/EBM Committee, the American Podiatric Medical Association serving on the Clinical Practice Advisory Committee, and the American Public Health Association where he serves as Section Councilor to the APHA Podiatry Section.

Present Appointments

  • Director of Research, Weil Foot and Ankle Institute, Des Plaines, IL
  • Associate Professor, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS)
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL

Awards/Distinctions/Credentials

  • Board Certified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • First Place Honors, Oral Presentation, National Podiatric Medical Students' Research Symposium, Miami, FL, 2000
  • Third Place Honors, Oral Presentation, 5th Annual National Post-Graduate Research Symposium, Chicago, IL, 2002
  • Honorable Mention (top 6 out of 48 nationally submitted manuscripts), ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference Oral Manuscript Competition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2011
  • Second Place Honors (out of 48 nationally submitted manuscripts), ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference Oral Manuscript Competition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2011
  • First Place Honors, Outstanding Poster Abstract, APMA Meeting, small study/case series, Washington, DC, 2012
  • Third Place Honors, Outstanding Poster Abstract, APMA Meeting, large study/case series, Las Vegas, NV, 2013
  • Recipient of Advocate's Presidents Fund Award for research in 2012 and 2013
  • Recipient of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Clinical and Scientific Research Grant Award in both 2012 and 2013

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA -- BS (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Medical School: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine -- DPM (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Graduate School: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL -- MPH