We are dedicated to providing a high level of care to patients of all ages in an atmosphere that encourages patient involvement. Our medical and surgical care includes complete care of the foot and ankle.
Our goal at Mitchell Foot & Ankle is to provide superior customer service and patient care while maintaining cost-efficient care. We have and continue to gain acceptance into many healthcare insurance plans as a preferred provider.
Our on-site surgical facility has been awarded accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) earning us the Gold Seal of Approval. This voluntary process demonstrates our commitment to obtaining AND maintaining the national standards for providing quality healthcare in the safest environment.
About Dr. Mitchell
As a native Chicagoan, Dr. Chuck Mitchell, DPM, FACFAS, earned his undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Later, he graduated with a cum laude honors degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery in Chicago. Dr. Mitchell’s training followed with 3 years of hospital-based residency training that focused on conservative and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle. In his final year of surgical training, Dr. Mitchell was selected as the chief resident in which he advanced his skills while proctoring junior residents and podiatric medical students. Upon entering private practice, Dr. Mitchell continued his teaching through working with residents and students at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center and the former Michael Reese Hospital.
Dr. Mitchell has been treating patients on the South Side of Chicago since completing his training and is conveniently located in Hyde Park near the University of Chicago campus just off Lakeshore Drive at 47th and Lake Park.
Dr. Mitchell specializes in advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment of all foot and ankle disorders including bunions, hammer toes, heel and arch pain, plantar fasciitis, tendon injuries and ruptures, fractured bones of the foot and ankle, ingrown toenails and many more!
About Dr. Cowan
Dr. Cowan puede tratar una amplia variedad de dolencias, que afectan el pie y el tobillo, con un enfoque especial en el tratamiento de las enfermedades de los pies en pacientes con diabetes y los ancianos.
Surgical Facility Coordinator
Laurie started her career in the medical field as a certified nursing assistant in 1986. With her natural ability as a caregiver and the desire to learn, Laurie worked in Geriatrics, Intensive Care and Hospice for more than seven years. Over the next 25 years, Laurie’s life led her into areas of management and customer service in various fields, from the retail industry to entrepreneurship as a general contractor. Laurie decided to go back to school in 2011 to combine her knowledge in management and her passion in the healthcare field. She attended Joliet Junior College in the Health Information Management Program. While attending school she found a part-time job as a medical assistant for a local Podiatrist. Within two years Laurie had become intrigued with the podiatry field. Originally from the Hyde Park area and being in tune with the diversity and culture of the community, Laurie found her way back home and accepted a position at Mitchell Foot and Ankle as Dr. Mitchell’s Office Manager and Surgical Scrub Technician in July of 2014.
Assistant Office Manager
Cheryl has always loved working with people. Her charismatic personality led her to employment in the retail and customer service industries. Her compassion for people sparked her interest in the health administration field. Cheryl made the decision to go back to school and further pursued a certificate as a Medical Assistant from Westwood College in 2005. Shortly after, she acquired a position with Mitchell Foot and Ankle in April of 2006. Through hard work and dedication, Cheryl is now the Assistant Office Manager and continues to welcome all the new and existing patients she encounters.
Medical Assistant / Surgical Circulator
Antoinette worked at Central Steel and Wire Company in 2008. She decided to leave and begin a new journey by going to Coyne American institute to earn her certificate as a Medical Assistant in September in 2008. Antoinette came to Mitchell Foot and Ankle as part of her externship and because of her passion to help others and her desire to learn, she accepted a full-time position with Mitchell Foot and Ankle in September of 2009. Along with her many duties as a medical assistant, Antoinette grew into her second position as a surgical circulator and continues to aspire to gain more experience and knowledge in her career.