a step in the right direction button Dr. Kathleen M. Schafer - Podiatrist | Brookfield, IL

9230 Broadway Ave,

Brookfield, IL, 60513

Dr. Kathleen M. Schafer Dr. Kathleen M. Schafer and family

For the past 15 years, Dr. Kathleen M. Schafer has been helping people throughout the Chicagoland area eliminate foot and ankle pain. She is certified in MLS Laser treatment, CO2 laser treatment, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for heel pain, diagnostic ultrasound, and has trained to use radiofrequency surgical techniques for less pain and minimal scarring.

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Dr. Schafer has been a featured guest lecturer for the American Association of Women Podiatrist and for the Veterans Administration Residency Program.


She is the author of "The Use of EPF in Plantar Fascial Surgery – A Retrospective Study," and is now a Member of the Board of Directors of the Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists IPA - a highly-specialized group of over 80 podiatrists.

A respected lecturer and author

In addition to maintaining her own practice at 9230 Broadway Ave., Brookfield, IL, 60513, Dr. Schafer is also an active staff member at several area medical centers.


These medical centers include: Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove, IL, Forest Med Surgery Center in Justice, IL, and Advanced Surgery Center in Chicago, IL.

A skillful podiatrist and surgeon

In 1994, Dr. Schafer earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Loyola University of Chicago before continuing on to the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. She graduated from there, as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, in 1998. By 2000, she had completed her Residency at Catholic Health Partners and the Great Lakes Naval Academy.

Educated in Chicago

Meet Dr. Kathleen M. Schafer, our podiatrist

A mom who cares

Dr. Schafer lives with her husband, Phil, and her 12 year old son, Will, in Homer Glen, Illinois. As a mom, Dr. Schafer understands the importance of providing personalized care to each one of her patients, no matter their age. Call 708-485-3668 to schedule an appointment.

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