New Podiatric Surgeon Joins OAK Orthopedics

Dr. Austin Chinn has joined the team of experts at OAK Orthopedics, the region’s most preferred orthopedic practice. A specialty-trained podiatric surgeon, Dr. Chinn provides the highest level of comprehensive foot and ankle care. He is available to see patients in Bourbonnais at 6712 N. Convent St. or in Watseka at 200 Fairman Ave. Patients seeking specialized care for their ankles, toes or feet are encouraged to call 815-928-8050 to schedule an appointment in Bourbonnais or Watseka.

As a podiatric surgeon trained in all aspects of foot and ankle medicine and surgery, Dr. Chinn provides both nonsurgical and surgical podiatric care for patients with active lifestyles. Dr. Chinn offers the latest, evidence-based treatments in preventative care, conservative management and surgical intervention partnered with a patient-centered focus. He specializes in: 

  • Ankle replacement.
  • Diabetic limb salvage and wound care.
  • Nerve procedures.
  • Reconstructive surgery.
  • Sports-related injuries and conditions.
  • Trauma.

“We’re excited to have Dr. Chinn join our team and welcome him back to the Bourbonnais community,” said Dr. Timothy Friedrich, podiatric surgeon at OAK Orthopedics. “He shares our dedication to our region and our patients, and he is dedicated to keeping each patient performing at their best.”

Dr. Chinn earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago. After completing his medical degree, he went on to train in podiatric medicine and surgery as well as reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery through his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Dr. Chinn is also an active member of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Podiatric Medical Association and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Chinn at OAK Orthopedics, call 815-928-8050.