Thomas Carr, DPM

Dr. Thomas C. Carr is a board certified Podiatrist who has been in private practice in Chicago, Illinois since 1992. He specializes in Podiatric Surgery and Sports Medicine, but his practice includes all ages and pathologies related to the foot or ankle. He has performed over 10,000 surgical procedures ranging from routine elective foot surgery to major reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Carr earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 1988. He then completed three years of advanced training in Reconstructive Surgery of the foot and ankle at Lakeside Hospital and Edgewater Medical Center, Chicago, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Carr has shared his expertise in podiatric surgery by teaching state-of-the-art techniques to surgical residents who now practice all over the country. He has also taught continuing medical education courses at the nations largest podiatric conference.

Dr. Carr lives in Chicago with his wife and three beautiful children. He has remained an avid runner and cyclist for over 25 years.

Practice Philosophy: "Knowledge is Power. I feel best when my patients really understand their diagnoses and treatment options. Then together we can make the best decision about their health care."


  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Certified in CO2 Laser Surgery
  • Certified in Foot and Ankle Arthroscopic Surgery

Professional Society Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Diabetes Association

Teaching Appointments
Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Edgewater Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
Chief Resident, Edgewater Medical Center
Midwest Podiatry Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Faculty, Internal Fixation Course

Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
. Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 1988

Edgewater Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
. Podiatric Surgery Residency, 1992