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Dr. Jeffery Alexander DPM

Treating my patients as I would my family with empathy and compassion and staying current with the most up to date practices in the field.

About Dr. Alexander

Board Certified Podiatrist

Born and raised in Chicago’s northern suburbs, Dr. Alexander is a graduate of the University of Illinois and The William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Alexander completed a three-year surgical residency at Jesse Brown side VA Medical Center (WestSide VA) affiliated with University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital. He also completed an advanced reconstructive surgical fellowship in Europe and is trained in the most current surgical techniques, including arthroscopic foot and ankle surgery, external fixation, ankle joint replacement, laser surgery, and advanced wound care and diabetic limb salvage

Throughout all of his practice, Dr. Alexander emphasizes transparency and communication. He believes that when armed with knowledge, patients can be better stewards of their own healthcare. Dr. Alexander is passionate about training students, residents, and future doctors and serves as the Residency Director for Rush University Medical Center.  He lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of subjects including infections, wound care, and advanced surgical treatments.  

Dr. Alexander lives in Highland Park with his wife and three children. He is a triathlete, competitive baseball player, and is still reveling in his fifteen minutes of fame on America’s Funniest Home Videos in 1990, where he won third place.


The William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

University of Illinois


Reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, trauma, limb salvage, wound care, bunions


Bunion removal, arthroscopic foot and ankle surgery, external fixation, AgilityTM ankle joint replacement, laser surgery, advanced wound care

Additional training

Fellowship, European Foot and Ankle Society

Association memberships

American Podiatric Medical Association

Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

American Professional Wound Care Association

Certifications, awards, honors received

Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS)

Who’s Who in Medicine – 2018

Who’s Who in Podiatry – 2016-2020

Jerry Brandt Leadership Award

Residency Director Rush University

Bronze Award research (twice)

IPMSA Leadership award

IPMSA President


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