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Dr. Craig Cortese



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

Dr. Craig Cortese, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Dr. Craig Cortese is a graduate of Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL. He completed a three year medical surgical program at the University of Utah Medical Center VA Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.
 

Education

  • Residency Training: Department of Veterans Administration Medical Center - Salt Lake City / University of Utah
    • Salt Lake City, UT
    • July 1999 - June 2002
  • Three Year Podiatric Surgical Residency
    • Professional: School College of Podiatric Medicine
    • Chicago, IL
    • August 1995 - May 1999
  • Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    • Undergraduate: Purdue University
    • West Lafayette, IN
    • August 1990 - May 1995
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science - Industrial Hygiene
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science - Health Physics

Residency Training

  • Year 1: Rotations at DVAMC - Salt Lake City and University of Utah Hospital:
    • Vascular Surgery, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Medical Imaging, Anesthesia, Dermatology, Pathology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Podiatric Primary Care Clinic, Podiatric Ulceration and Diabetic Wound Clinic, Podiatric Surgery
  • Year 2: Hands-on surgical training in Podiatric and Orthopedic surgery at the following hospital affiliations: Alta View Surgery Center, LDS Hospital, Cottonwood Hospital and Surgery Center, Intermountain Surgery Center, McKay Dee Hospital and Surgery Center, Lakeview Hospital, Davis North Hospital and Surgery Center, Salt Lake Regional Hospital
    • Clinical Podiatry at the University of Utah Hospital
    • Emergency Medicine at the DVAMC - Salt Lake City
  • Year 3: Office-based Practice at the IHC Salt Lake Clinic under direction of Randy Rhodes, D.P.M. and Greg Anderson, D.P.M.
    • Office-based Practice at Mountain Orthopedics under the direction of Eric C. Johnston, M.D.
    • Chief Resident of Podiatry Services of DVAMC - Salt Lake City
    • Podiatric Primary Care Clinic, Podiatric Ulceration and Diabetic Wound Clinic, Podiatric Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Research

Effectiveness of IV Zosyn against Osteomyelitis Diabetic Foot Infections
Advisors: Gregg Young, D.P.M., AnneMarie Edwards, D.P.M., 2001-2002
Cortese C.T. & Kadlecik J.P. Pregnancy and Postpartum Associated Foot Pain. First Ray. (Submitted February 1997)

Mission Work

  • Medical Mission to Ospital ng Maynila in Manila, Phillippines. Under the supervision of John F. Kane, D.P.M. of Edgewater Hospital, Chicago IL July 1997
  • Speaker: UPMA Conference: (Gas Gangrene) St. George, Utah, March 2001
  • Joslin Diabetes Center: (Glucose Control, Neuropathic Complications and the Diabetic Foot) Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2001

Activities

  • Chief of Podiatry - DVAMC-SLC, April 2002 - June 2002
  • Volunteer at 4th street homeless clinic SLC, UT 2000-2001
  • Novartis / University of Utah Annual Health Fair, August 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Hobbies: Golf, Skiing, Mountain Biking

Licenses

  • State of Illinois Medical Licensing Board
  • Podiatric Physician, Reference number: upon request
  • Controlled Substances, Reference number: upon request

Certifications

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
  • Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery