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Dr. John Sakla 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. Sakla

Board Certified Podiatrist

Dr. John Sakla grew up in the west suburbs of Chicago, where he has lived his entire life. He attended University of Illinois at Chicago, earning a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Dr. Sakla is a sports and fitness enthusiast and brings his unique perspective to podiatry and his approach to patient care.

A graduate of William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Dr. Sakla completed a residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with Rear Foot Reconstruction and Ankle Surgery at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and Rosalind Franklin University of Health and Science.

Dr. Sakla treats his patients as if they are members of his family and provides complete foot and ankle care through evidence-based medicine while utilizing the latest treatment options. He recognizes that each patient has unique needs and is committed to offering a consultative approach to treatment.

Dr. Sakla is an avid Chicago sports fan and loves to root for the Bulls and Bears. He enjoys staying active by working out and playing basketball, traveling, and volunteering with his church and community. He is married and has a young son.


Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University


Foot and Ankle surgery, sports medicine, wound care, Diabetic Foot Care, trauma, Flat Feet, Bunions, Nail Fungus, heel pain

Additional training

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery Arthroscopy course, Lapiplasty, EPAT

Certifications, awards, honors received

American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM), Chief Resident 2019, 2020, Volunteer Service Award- Rosalind Franklin University

Fun Fact

I travelled to Zambia and Zimbabwe on a mission trip during undergrad

I have never lost in a game of bags (cornhole)


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