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Dr. Carl J. Cortese



 
Dr. Carl Cortese - Podiatrist in Bloomington-Normal, Pontiac, and Clinton
 

Carl J. Cortese, B.S., D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

  • Director and owner of Cortese Foot and Ankle Clinic
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Diplomat of the National Board of Podiatry Examiners
  • Member of the Podiatry Surgical Staff at:
    • BroMenn Hospital, Normal, IL
    • Eureka Hospital, Eureka, IL
    • OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, IL
    • John Warner Hospital, Clinton, IL
    • Eastland Surgical Center, Bloomington. IL
    • Hopedale Medical Complex, Hopedale, IL
 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member and Former Chairman of Illinois Podiatry Examining Committee of Illinois (Illinois Department of Professional Regulation)
  • Podiatric Consultant, Bureau of Medical Quality Assurance, State of Illinois
  • President of the Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards 1998-1999
  • President Elect of the Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards 1997-1998
  • Treasurer of the Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards 1996-1997
  • Director of Certified Preceptorship Program 1986 to Present
  • National Delegate of the American Podiatric Medical Society 1986 to Present
  • Served on National Board of Podiatric Medical Exams Review Committee 1994
  • President of Illinois Podiatry Medical Association 1986-1987
  • Former Secretary and Chairman of Illinois Podiatry Examining Committee of Illinois (Illinois Department of Professional Regulation)
  • Member American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Society
  • Member of the International Society of Laser Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Foot Surgeons
  • Board Member of American Diabetic Association, Corn Belt Branch
  • Assistant Professor at Illinois State University, Department of Health Sciences (dance and athletics)
  • Director of Sports Medicine and Running Clinic in Bloomington/ Normal Illinois
  • Podiatric Consultant to Americana Nursing Home
  • Former Consultant to McKnight Publishing

Education

  • Completion of Residency Program, Hopedale Medical Complex 1971-1972
  • Graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1970
  • Received Bachelor of Science degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University 1966 Teaneck New Jersey
  • Student Man of the Year by Fellow Students 1970
  • National Liaison Chairman for American Podiatric Medical Student Association 1969
  • Founder American Podiatric Medical Student Association National Preceptorship Program 1968-1969

Personal & Community

  • Father of 3 boys
  • Former Member of Bloomington/Normal Jaycees
  • Member of Illinois State Friends of the Arts Board
  • Founder and Past President of Italian Culture Society
  • Founder of Bernie Eichen Memorial Fund at Illinois State University
  • Former Ambassador of Bloomington/Normal Chamber of Commerce
  • Former President of the Montessori School Board

Publications

  • "To Pronate or Not To Pronate, That is the Question"; Illinois Runner, Oct. 1994
  • "Infections" - Complications in Foot Surgery, Prevention and Management. American College of Foot Surgeons, The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1976