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Donald E. Nichols, D.P.M.

Dr. Nichols specializes in the advanced treatment of all foot and ankle related conditions. His extensive experience in this field combined with his compassionate patient care has enabled DuPage Foot and Ankle, LLC to provide the best podiatric care utilizing state-of-the-art technology. In addition to being an accomplished, renowned foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Nichols is well known as a speaker, teacher and Rotarian. Dr. Nichols is board certified and is affiliated with many podiatry organizations including the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association.

In addition to his surgical expertise, Dr. Nichols believes in keeping his patients informed of the various treatment options, and includes them in the decision-making process.

Experience

Chairman of DuPage Medical Group Department of Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery x 10 years

DuPage Medical Group, Wheaton, IL 02/2000-02/2013
Northwest Podiatry Center, Wheaton, IL 08/1997-02/2000
Roosevelt Foot and Ankle Center (private practice) 07/1992-07/1997

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Honors/Memberships:

  • Chairman of DuPage Medical Group Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery, x 10 years.
  • Rotarian of the Year, 1995
  • Co-Founder/Participant of “Operation Condor” – annual multi-specialty medical mission to Peru, South America, x 8 missions
  • Attending of the year, St. Joseph’s Hospital Chicago, x 3 different years.
  • Member of American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member of Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Hospital/Surgical Affiliations:

  • Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove
  • Edward Hospital, Naperville
  • Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield
  • Oak Brook Surgical Centre, Oak Brook
  • Hinsdale Surgical Center, Hinsdale

View Dr. Nichols’ complete CV here.


Stephen Vincent Perns, F.A.C.F.A.S

Dupage Foot & Ankle proudly announces the addition of Dr. Stephen Vincent Perns to our group. Dr. Perns is double board certified in foot and ankle surgery and has 22 years of experience with a true caring approach. He believes in a comprehensive discussion involving the treatment of his patients, always giving them options when possible.

Experience

Midland Orthopedics: 1995-2016

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Honors/Memberships:

  • Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Member of Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member of American Podiatric Medical Association

Hospital/Surgical Affiliations:

  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
  • Adovocate Christ Hospital and Memorial Center
  • AMITA LaGrange Memorial Hospital
  • Advanced Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
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