Foot and Ankle Surgeon

North West Indiana’s Most Preeminent Foot and Ankle Specialist/Surgeon Located Right Here in Portage

Northwest Indiana’s most preeminent foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Frederick N. Fedorchak, practices right here in Portage, IN. He sees surgical patients from as far away as India, Germany, Austria, and England, along with Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and 37 of the Continental United States. Royalty from Germany, a cousin to the Queen of England, an Austrian Princess, and a top interior designer from London all chose Dr. Fedorchak for their ankle reconstructions as well as bunion surgeries – all performed right here in Northwest Indiana.

Educational Background

Doctor Fedorchak was trained at the University of Chicago, Department of Orthopedics with a sub-specialty in Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery. He was the first foot and ankle surgeon in Northwest Indiana trained in the Swiss techniques of bone healing, which utilizes screws and plates to facilitate faster healing and better range of motion post-operatively. This allows easier weight bearing and primary bone healing – essential to excellent post-operative recovery. He trained a second year in South Bend at the Osteopathic Hospital further refining his skills in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle.

Painless Surgical Procedures

Doctor Fedorchak is a firm believer in painless surgical procedures for his patients. Having taught at Indiana University School of Medicine for three years as an Associate Faculty member, he authored and published four articles on nerve and body function. He presently teaches at Loretto Hospital in Chicago and is involved as an attending surgeon in their three-year Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program. Surgical Residents from Loretto Hospital in Chicago drive here to Northwest Indiana, weekly, to scrub in with Dr. Fedorchak and learn surgical techniques.

Consult a Foot and Ankle Surgeon

When you have foot or ankle trauma that requires surgery, go to Dr. Frederick N. Fedorchak. He is a renowned and experienced foot and ankle surgeon who utilizes advanced healing techniques and equipment to diagnose and treat your podiatric problems. Dial (219) 763-1680 today to schedule a consultation with him.

Dr. Veronica A. Kacmar-Fedorchak

Educational Background

Dr. Veronica A. Kacmar-Fedorchak is a native of Crown Point, Indiana, and a graduate of Andrean High School. She attended Indiana University Bloomington and Northwest. She is a retired associated faculty member of Indiana University Northwest, having taught Anatomy and Physiology to pre-medicine, nursing, and dental hygiene students.

Podiatric Training

Dr. Kacmar-Fedorchak attended Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine from 2010-2014, graduating with honors. She did her three year residency at one of the oldest and most respected Podiatric surgical residency programs in the United States, the Hugar Program at Loretto & Gottlieb Hospitals on the west side of Chicago. There she trained in both conservative and surgical treatment of a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions. Her training covered forefoot, midfoot and rearfoot / ankle reconstructive surgery, with additional training in 21st century medical advancements. As Chief Resident she was directly responsible for ALL Surgical care of Hospital Ankle, Rearfoot & Forefoot Patients.


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