KATIE LAVIOLETTE, DPM
Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Practicing Locations: Oak Lawn and Orland Park
Undergraduate: Ripon College (Ripon, WI)
Medical School: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Surgical Residency: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Fellowships: American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (Chicago, IL), Foot and Ankle MRI (virtual)
Dr. Katie LaViolette is a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon who provides excellent care to patients throughout the Southwest side of Chicago and is dedicated to working with patients to successfully treat and overcome their pain and foot conditions.
Dr. LaViolette graduated from Ripon College with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry–Biology with an emphasis in Molecular Biochemistry. While in undergrad, she earned her EMT certification and was her class Baccalaureate speaker. Dr. LaViolette then proceeded to graduate from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. LaViolette was part of the first podiatric residency class at Advocate Christ Medical Center, a Trauma 1 medical center and award-winning educational institution, where she received extensive medical and surgical training for numerous orthopedic and podiatric conditions. She was vital in starting Advocate Christ Medical Center’s podiatric residency program where she held the title of Chief Resident Duty. Following these successes, Dr. LaViolette completed a fellowship through the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine as well as a fellowship in Foot and Ankle MRI. Dr. LaViolette has published numerous research articles on various foot and ankle conditions and treatment modalities.
She likewise continues to be actively involved in volunteering with the podiatric community, including working with Special Olympics athletes, at homeless shelters in the Chicagoland area, and for various athletic events including the Chicago Marathon. Dr. LaViolette is particularly passionate about helping active patients get back on their feet and return to the activities they love.
In her spare time, Dr. LaViolette enjoys weightlifting, traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband and Great Dane, Zoe.