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Dr. Katerina Grigoropoulos DPM

As a Chicago native, Dr. Grigoropoulos has had an interest in podiatry since she was a child. She now hopes to help Chicagoans and the underprivileged children in need with their podiatric conditions.


About Dr. Grigoropoulos

Board Certified Podiatrist

Katerina Grigoropoulos, DPM, AACFAS is a Chicago native who earned her B.S. degree in Biology and minor in Psychology in 2012 from Loyola University Chicago.

Dr. Grigoropoulos attended The William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, graduating in 2017. She completed three years of surgical residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. After her residency, she completed a Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship in 2021 at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

During her second year at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Katerina was the only podiatry student selected for the Rosalind Franklin Fellowship Scholarship. Through this scholarship, she founded “Sole Fit” – an organization that educates elementary school students about podiatric care and provides new shoes to underprivileged children in need.

Sole Fit has helped hundreds of children in the past and is in the process of expanding nationally to all the podiatric medical schools with goals to become the first philanthropic, podiatric organization that unites the profession.

Education

UT Southwestern Medical Center- Fellowship in Diabetic Limb Salvage and Wound Care

Loyola University Medical Center- Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Loyola University Chicago – Bachelor of Biology & Minor in Psychology

Specialties

Limb Salvage
Wound Care

Additional training

Advanced Life Support Certification

Association memberships

American Podiatric Medical Association
American Public Health Association
Hellenic Professional Society of Illinois

Certifications, awards, honors received

American Board of Podiatric Medicine Certified
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery Qualified

Fun Fact

In her free time, Dr. Grigoropoulos enjoys comedy, traveling and trying new restaurants. She completed a yearlong improv comedy program at Second City in 2019. In 2018, she started her own Etsy shop named “MediThings” where she sells medical themed enamel pins.

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