Joe Mathew George DPM, CIME


Podiatric Surgeon

Dr Joe George is one of MK Orthopaedics’ podiatric surgeons. Dr. George completed a three-year podiatric medicine and surgical residency followed by a Foot & Ankle Reconstruction Fellowship. He has had extensive training both in the US and Europe in foot and ankle trauma as well as reconstruction. His extensive experience managing foot and ankle sports injuries and dedication to his profession both enable him to train other surgeons in conservative and surgical management of the foot and ankle. To schedule and appointment with Dr. George, call 833-4MK-ORTHO.


  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Ankle Joint Replacements
  • Sports Medicine
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Charcot Reconstruction
  • Limb Salvage
  • Ligament and tendon injuries in the foot & ankle
  • Complex ankle & distal tibia fractures

In his free time, Dr. George enjoys volleyball, basketball and tennis.

Board Certifications

Board Qualified in Forefoot as well as Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstruction.

Board Certified Independent Medical Examiner

Academic Appointments

Adjunct Clinical Instructor – Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – Chicago, Illinois.

Professional Memberships

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

American Podiatric Medical Association


Stickel Gold Award for Podiatric Medical Research, 2004.
Dr. Jerry Bryant Student Leadership Award 2004.
Speaker and Instructor: Medline Wound Care Training Seminars – Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – Chicago, Illinois.
National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine – University of Illinois – Chicago, Illinois.
Depaul University Careers in Science Forum – Depaul University – Chicago, Illinois
Nominated for the Physician of the Year award at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center


Anatomy, Biomechanics and Surgical Approach to Synovial folds in the Joints of the Foot and Ankle, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, October 2004.
Functionality of the Amputated Limb – Boyd vs. Syme’s vs. Below Knee Amputation, Midwest Podiatry Conference – Chicago, Illinois, March 2006.
Clinical Lecture for Medline Wound Care Seminar for Wound Care Nurses at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – Chicago, Illinois 2005, 2006, 2007.
Iodosorb and Iodoflex: A Clincal Perspective, T3 for Smith and Nephew Wound Management Division – Chicago, Illinois, November 2006.


Why MK Orthopaedics?

  • Joint Replacement Specialist
  • Spine Fusion
  • Sports Medicine Experience & Expertise
  • One-Stop Comprehensive Care
  • Injury Evaluation Within 24 Hours
  • A Reputation for Real Results