Dr. Patrick Sanchez graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology and minor in Chemistry. He then earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine before completing his surgical residency training at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.
In 2016, Dr. Sanchez completed his European Foot & Ankle Surgery fellowship where he performed surgery with surgeons in London, Germany, and Norway. He helped teach surgical techniques to European orthopedic surgeons and was an instructor in cadaver labs in Germany. He also travelled to participate in medical mission work in Honduras.
Dr. Sanchez is well-published in wound care and surgical reconstruction. He has presented research at conferences all over the country regarding various types of foot and ankle pathology. He is published in various academic journals, including the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.
After receiving extensive surgical training at Jesse Brown VA, Dr. Sanchez is proficient in all aspects of foot and ankle care from bunion procedures to ankle replacements and external fixation. He feels strongly about a treatment plan tailored to each patient’s unique pathology and situation. He has substantial clinical experience and a variety of nonsurgical, conservative treatment options to foot and ankle problems prior to surgical intervention.
Dr. Sanchez serves on the Board of Directors on the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association. He and the board work to enhance public awareness of foot and ankle health, promote quality podiatric medical practices and ethics, and ensure the future development of the podiatric medical program.
During leisure time, Dr. Sanchez enjoys traveling, running, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife and daughter.