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Douglas Pacaccio, DPM

DrDouglas Pacaccio
Douglas Pacaccio, DPM

Dr. Douglas Pacaccio is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. He graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then completed 3 years of Surgical Residency training at INOVA Fairfax Hospital a level 1 trauma center in Falls Church, Virginia. During this time he served as the Chief Resident of the Plastic Surgery Limb Salvage Team at the prestigious Georgetown University Hospital. He specializes in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, surgical repair of peripheral nerve disorders, diabetic charcot reconstruction, external fixation, arthroscopy, orthopedic traumatology, and limb salvage.

Dr. Pacaccio served on the Board of Directors and was a founding member of MedShape Solutions, Inc. an Atlanta based medical device company. He is named on several orthopedic device patents. He is the past president of the Illinois Podiatric Medical association. He serves on committees at the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association as well as several hospital committees.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and children and family. He is an avid hunter and fisherman, and he enjoys cooking and making wine.

 

Jennifer Pacaccio, DPM

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Jennifer Pacaccio, DPM

Dr. Jennifer Pacaccio received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, Illinois. She graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then completed a 3 year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia. During residency she completed an Orthopedic Trauma Rotation at INOVA Fairfax Hospital and served as the Chief Resident of the Plastic Surgery Limb Salvage Team at the prestigious Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Jennifer Pacaccio specializes in Pediatric Foot and Ankle Pathology, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Foot and Ankle Trauma, External Fixation and Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery.

She stays active in her profession by guest lecturing, authoring articles in medical journals, and participates in the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association as a committee member. She also serves on several hospital committees. She stays active in her community and is a member of local philanthropic organizations. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters as well as her immediate and extended family.

 

Nick Volelsang, DPM

dr Nick Volelsang
Nick Volelsang, DPM

Dr. Nicholas Vogelsang joined Advanced Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Inc in the Summer of 2015. He received his doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at William Scholl College of Podiatry in 2010. He completed a surgical residency at Loyola University Medical Center where he served as the chief resident and Edward Hines VA Hospital in Maywood, IL.

His training includes general podiatric care, diabetic wound care and limb salvage, reconstructive surgery, and pediatric deformities.

Dr. Vogelsang is a die-hard fan of the Chicago sports teams including the Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox, and Bulls. He stays active in his free time with running, biking, and has competed in Cross-Fit competitions, triathlons, stair climbs, and mud runs. He also loves to give back to the community by participating in charity walks and golf outings to raise money for research in the fight against cancer.

 

Thomas Nordquist, DPM

Thomas Nordquist, DPM
Thomas Nordquist, DPM

Dr. Thomas Nordquist received a bachelor's degree in French from Brigham Young University. While earning his doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, he received a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, as well as a Masters in Healthcare Administration at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He performed his surgical residency at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL, Following his residency trainined, Dr. Nordquist spent an additional year receiving further specialized fellowship training in peripheral nerve surgery, charcot reconstruction, total ankle replacement, and other surgical techniques. He is trained in general podiatric care, diabetic wound care and limb salvage, reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, as well as peripheral nerve surgery.

Dr. Nordquist enjoys teaching. He has tutored medical students and continues to mentor and teach residents and fellows. He is a published author, skilled lecturer, and enthusiastic teacher. He continues to perform research in his field and presents his findings at national conferences.

Dr. Nordquist is a Canadian-American, with a love for hockey and his family and any really any competitive sport. He is fluent in French, and also has experience running a grain-bin construction company. He enjoys spending time with his family, biking alone and with his five children, as well as hiking and camping. He volunteers whenever he can. He continues to volunteer at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon every year. He has assisted at the Shamrock Shuffle, Hustle Up The Hancock, and other smaller local and area events. He is an active member of his church and has served in leadership positions and currently works with the regional youth organization.

 

Christopher Clement, DPM

Christopher Clement, DPM
Christopher Clement, DPM

Dr. Christopher Clement is from Orem, Utah where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Utah Valley University in 2010. He received his 4 year Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine in 2015 from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University. His residency training was completed in 2018 at the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System in Tucson, Arizona. He is continuing his education with a Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery fellowship at the Northern Illinois Foot and Ankle Fellowship.

He is interested in complex foot and ankle reconstruction, nerve reconstruction, and revisional surgery. In his spare time he takes joy in hiking, biking, and exploring the outdoors with his wife, Stephanie, and 4 children.

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