The Podiatry Specialists at Fullerton Surgery Center, understand how painfully inconvenient foot and ankle problems can be. Our specialists are highly educated, board certified physicians, who have dedicate themselves to quality patient care and satisfaction.


Dr. John Kane
Dr.Kane is a Board Certified Foot and Ankle surgeon. As a member of the teaching staff of Edgewater Hospital and Medical center he regularly contributes to the residency training program. Dr. Kane has been licensed in the State of Illinois for over 15 years and currently holds two international licenses, one in Australia and the other in the Republic of the Philippines. Dr. Kane, lectures and instructs surgery. He has conducted numerous medical missions to the Republic of the Philippines, furthering the education of the health professionals in that area of the world.

He received his medical degree from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his residency at Frank Cuneo Hospital.

Dr. Joel Anderson
Dr. Joel R. Anderson is a physician and surgeon of foot and ankle disorders. Originally from Racine, WI, he moved to Chicago in 1992 and graduated from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine where he received a Presidential Scholarship for academic excellence. Following medical school he completed two years of residency training at Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County and Norwegian American Hospital and was the chief resident at both hospitals. 

His specific podiatry interests include Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Bunions, orthotics and heel pain. He is currently a member of the professional society of AFAI.

Dr. Samuel Ramirez
Dr. Ramirez received his medical degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 1994. He specializes in foot and ankle surgery, helping patients overcome conditions like foot fractures and achilles tendinitis. Dr. Ramirez is certified in laser surgery, minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures, and podiatric ultrasound.

Dr. Paras Parekh
Dr. Paras Parekh is a dedicated foot and ankle surgeon in Chicago, IL specializing in providing the highest quality care for your feet. His experience in podiatry is coupled with his love of teaching and concern for his patients. Dr. Parekh encourages questions at all levels. Computer based video, manual illustration and evidence based approaches characterize his typical office visit. As a podiatrist, Dr. Parekh has an interest in foot and ankle specific pathology in sports medicine. He actively teaches residents and students, and is involved with residency instruction.

Procedures Offered

Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

Specializing in Laser Surgery

Orthotics/ Arch Care

Pediatric Care

Expert care of heel pain