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Our team of podiatric specialists and highly skilled staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with feet and ankles. Please use our podiatric library to learn more about podiatric problems and available treatments. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, please feel free to contact us at (708) 424-3201.


PUBLICATIONS

"Is it Time to Retire the Triple Arthrodesis?" Podiatry Today, Volume 29, Issue 4, April 2016, JF Grady DPM, M Schweitzer B

“Do Superconstructs Offer More Biomechanically Sound Fixation Principles For Charcot?” Podiatry Today, Volume 29, Issue 1, January 2016, JF Grady DPM, K Trotter DPM

“Radiographic Investigation of the Absolute and Relative First Metatarsal Lengths in the Asymptomatic Foot” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol 105, No. 6, November 2015, pp. 478-483, JF Grady DPM, K Trotter DPM, J Ruff DPM, S Miller

“Subungual Syringoid Eccrine Carcinoma of the Great Toe Nail Complex” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol. 104, No. 5, September/October 2014, page 504-507, JF Grady DPM, Y Boumendjel DPM, MS Tahniyath BS

“Transplantation with Allograft for Rupture of the Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon with Subsequent Longitudinal Tear of the Flexor Digitorum Longus Tendon at the Master Knot of Henry” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol. 104, No. 5, September/October 2014, page 508-513, JF Grady DPM, Y Boumendjel DPM, NT Nguyen BS, A Caldwell PA-c

“Current Insights on Total Ankle Replacement with Concurrent Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession” Podiatry Today, Vol. 27, Issue. 10, October 2014, JF Grady DPM, R Lenz DPM

“Why We Should Consider Arthroscopic Treatment for the Chronically Diseased Sesamoid” Podiatry Today, Vol. 27, Issue. 3, March 2014, pp 24-28, JF Grady DPM, K Trotter DPM

“Superconstructs in the Treatment of Charcot Foot Deformity: Plantar Plating, Lock Plating, and Axial Screw Fixation” Commentary Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Summer 2013

“Realignment and Extended Fusion with Use of a Medial Column Screw for Midfoot Deformities Secondary to Diabetic Neuropathy” Commentary Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Summer 2013

“Essential Insights on Treating Endstage Ankle Arthritis” Podiatry Today, April 2013, JF Grady DPM, S Mahowald DPM, D Graves DPM

“Reassessing Surgical Options for Recalcitrant Hallux Limitus in Active Population” Podiatry Today, March 2012

“The Correlation between Plantar Fascia Thickness and Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol 101, No. 5, September/October 2011, S Mahowald DPM, BS Legge DPM, JF Grady DPM

“Total Ankle Joint Replacement Implications and Procedure” Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Volume 21, No. 4, winter 2010, p. 207-212

“Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession for Treating Equinus in Pediatric Patients”Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, available online 9/20/09

“Die Resktionsarthroplastik nach Valenti zur Behandlung des fortgeschrittenen Hallux rigidus” (“The Valenti Resection Arthroplasty in the Treatment of Advanced Hallux Rigidus”) Operative Orthopädie und Traumatologie, 2008, No. 6, © Urban & Vogel, pages 492-499.

“The Incidence of Tinea Pedis in Diabetic versus Non-Diabetic Patients with Interdigital Maceration” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol. 98, No. 5, September/October 2008, page 353-356.

“Arthroscopic Management of Talar Dome Lesions Using a Transmalleolar Approach” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, May/June 2006

“A Modification of Chopart’s Amputation with Ankle and Subtalar Arthrodesis by Using an Intramedullary Nail” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Vol. 44, No. 4, July/August 2005

“Onychoplasty with Carbon Dioxide Laser Matrixectomy for Treatment of Ingrown Toenails” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol. 95, No. 2, March/April 2005

“Conservative Approach Benefits Calcaneal Fracture Treatment” Biomechanics, January 2005

“Are Ankle Implants Worth Another Look?” Podiatry Today, April 2002

“A Retrospective Analysis of 772 Patients with Hallux Limitus” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Volume 92, No. 2, February 2002

“Arthroscopic Monopolar Radiofrequency Thermal Stabilization for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability” Commentary Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Volume 13, No. 2, Summer 2000

“Subtalar Arthroeresis in the Neurologically Normal Child” Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, July 2000

“Use of a Clonidine Patch in the Treatment of Ischemic Ulcerations of the Foot” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, June 2000

“Use of Electrostimulation in the Treatment of Diabetic Neuroarthropathy” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, June 2000

“The Boyd Amputation as a Treatment for Osteomyelitis of the Foot” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, May 2000

“Total Ankle Joint Replacement as an Alternative to Ankle Joint Arthrodesis” Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Volume 12, No. 4, Winter 1999

“Erythromelalgia - Diagnosis and Classification” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 38, No 3, May/June 1999

“Hallux Amputation in Combination with a Lumbar Sympathectomy for Treatment of a Non-Healing Ulceration in a Patient with Buerger’s Disease” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 35, No. 4, July/August 1996

“The Use of a Transyndesmotic Bolt in the Treatment of Tibiofibular Diastasis: Two Case Studies” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 34, No. 6, November-December 1995

“The Modified Valenti Procedure for the Treatment of Hallux Limitus” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 33, No. 4, July/August 1994

“Effects of Stretching on the Gastrocnemius Muscle” Journal of Foot Surgery, Volume 30, No. 5, September/October 1991

“Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Pedal Case Presentation” Journal of Foot Surgery,Volume 29, No. 4, July/August 1990

“CT Scanography for Limb Length Determination” Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Volume 5, No. 2, April 1988

“Neuritic Bunion Syndrome” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Volume 76, No.11, Nov. 1986

“Iliotibial Band Syndrome” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Volume 76, No. 10, Oct. 1986

“Perfusion Cast Dressing-A Conservative Means for Treating Cutaneous Ulcerations” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, September 1981


NEWS AND EVENTS

Dr. SanchezNew Associate

We’re excited to announce that Dr. Patrick Sanchez will be joining our practice on August 1, 2017. Dr. Sanchez is a native of Ottawa, Illinois and completed his residency while caring for our nation’s heroes at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Dr. Sanchez is experienced in caring for patients with a variety of foot and ankle conditions, offering both nonsurgical and surgical options. He specializes in trauma, sports injuries, wound care, diabetic limb salvage, arthroscopy, ankle replacements, Charcot reconstruction, external fixation, and various elective forefoot and rearfoot surgical procedures. His patients appreciate his friendly, enthusiastic personality and excellent podiatric skills. Welcome Dr. Sanchez!


ACMCAdvocate Christ Medical Center Podiatric Residency Program

Beginning July 1, 2017, Dr. John Grady is beginning a new podiatric residency program at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. He previously directed the residency program at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center for 30 years and is excited to have this program started in the south suburbs. We are thrilled for the opportunity to train the next generation of podiatric physicians. The residents will be benefit from the internationally recognized expertise of Dr. Grady and our associates and we'll have the privilege of developing the skills and careers of the best and brightest podiatrists of the future.

Our Location

4650 Southwest Highway | Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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