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About Cortese Foot & Ankle Clinic

At Cortese Foot & Ankle Clinic, a team of foot and ankle surgeons offers personalized foot and ankle care for all ages. With two locations in Normal and Pontiac, Illinois, Craig Cortese, DPM, FACFAS, Steve Yeschek, DPM, and Carl Cortese, BS, DPM, FACFAS, use superior diagnostic skills and innovative state-of-the-art technology like the Multiwave Locked System (MLS) laser therapy to speed recovery.

The Cortese Foot & Ankle Clinic team understands how important it is for patients to get back to an active, healthy lifestyle, so they focus on wellness. This focus includes not only diagnosing and treating foot and ankle problems but also preventive care that allows patients to improve their health and avoid the same issues in the future.

The Cortese Foot & Ankle Clinic team makes it easy for people to meet all their foot and ankle care needs all in one place. Some of the many foot and ankle problems that the skillful team treats include bunions, foot damage from diabetes, ingrown toenails, and foot and ankle arthritis.
In addition, they have their own shoe store and create custom orthotics on site. They also offer professional pedicures from a licensed nail technician in the office.

Cortese Foot & Ankle Clinic is dedicated to convenient and comfortable foot and ankle care for the whole family. The practice currently welcoming new patients at both its Normal and Pontiac offices, and we are also serving the Bloomington area. Please use the online scheduler or call either office for an appointment today.

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Our Podiatrists and Foot Care Clinic Accept the Following Insurance:

For your convenience, Podiatrists and Foot Care Clinic accepts most major insurance plans. Click on "View full list of companies" to see a list of commonly accepted insurances. This list is not entirely inclusive of all the plans we accept. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the office at (309) 452-3000

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Normal Office

Main Office

1607 Visa Drive, Suite 5B,
Normal, Illinois 61761
Phone: (309) 452-3000
Open Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Conveniently located on the corner of College Ave. and Veterans Parkway. Also serving the Bloomington Area!



Pontiac Office

Use SOUTH Entrance, Facing College Ave

1508 W. Reynolds Drive, Suite C,
Pontiac, Illinois 61764
Phone: (815) 842-1700
Open Tues 8:00 am - 11:00 am



Clinton Office

John Warner Hospital

422 W. White Street,
Clinton, Illinois 61727
Phone: (217) 935-9579
Open Mondays 9:00 am - 11:00 am
1st and 3rd Monday of the month



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Located In Normal Office

Monday-Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Conveniently located on the corner of College Ave. and Veterans Parkway