Dr. Kriti M. Puthenpurakal is a Licensed Podiatric Physician Board Qualified in Foot Surgery. Dr. Puthenpurakal specializes in wound care, diabetic foot care, palliative care (ingrown and fungal toenails), trauma, sports medicine, pain relief, and deformity correction. She was the Chief Resident at a three-year surgical residency and is trained in forefoot, reconstructive rear-foot, and ankle surgery. She is a compassionate Podiatric Physician who excels in providing a high level of patient care. Dr. Puthenpurakal has been professionally trained in classical dance majority of her life and has taught many students and choreographed numerous performances. One of her most memorable performances was when she had the pleasure of dancing on stage with Shakira at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards. She enjoys running, kick boxing, adventurous vacations, and spending time with her family.
Undergraduate: Benedictine University, Bachelors in Health Science
Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science- Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
Residency: Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chief Resident
Case Study/Research in Non-clostridial gas gangrene presented at the 2016 International Post Graduate Research Symposium and Annual 2016 American Podiatric Medical Association meeting.
Scholl Merit Scholar Award
Bunions, Orthotics, Heel Pain, Sports Medicine