Meet Dr. Kathleen M. Schafer, Our Podiatrist

For the past 20 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.

Educated in Chicago

In 1994, Dr. Schafer earned her Bachelor 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.

Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine

A Respected Lecturer and Author

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 Fascia 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 Skillful Podiatrist and Surgeon

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 Mom Who Cares

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.

About Us

Dr. Kathleen M. Schafer provides foot and ankle care, MLS laser therapy and diabetic shoes to the Brookfield, IL area.

Year Established



  • Diabetic Shoes


  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Foot and Ankle Services
  • Foot Conditions Treatment
  • MLS Laser Therapy
  • Physical Therapy


  • Sports Injuries
  • Physical Therapy
  • Foot Care
  • Ankle Care
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • MLS Laser Therapy
  • Bunion Pain
  • Tendon and Ligament Injuries
  • Muscle Sprains and Strains


  • English

Payment Types

  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Discover
  • Insurance
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Business Attributes

  • Has restroom
  • Has wheelchair accessible entrance
  • Has wheelchair accessible restroom