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Fox River Grove Podiatrist | Fox River Grove James J. Nuzzo, DPM, FACFAS | IL | Tri-County Podiatry Associates |

Fox River Grove Location: (847) 639-2525
Mount Prospect Location: (847) 483-5252
Algonquin Location: (847) 658-3668

James J. Nuzzo, DPM, FACFAS

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Undergraduate - Loyola University of Chicago
Medical - Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine
D.P.M, Cum Laude, 1968
Preceptorship in surgery to Dr. Lyle R. McCain; 1968-1973 

Hospitals & Appointments

Attending Staff:
Holy Family Hospital, Des Plaines, IL 1985-Present
Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL
St. Alexis Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, IL
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL 

Previous Appointments

Past President of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
Past President; Midwest Division of the American College of Foot Surgeons
Past Member; Podiatric Medical Licensing Board-State of Illinois
Past Advisor; Tech Medica Corporation – Joint replacements for the foot
Past Panel Member to develop questions for Podiatric Medical Licensing examinations for states.

Credentials & Organizations

Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
By Examination Recertified 2006 (Foot and Ankle Surgery)
Member American Podiatric Medical Association
Member Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Fellow Academy of Ambulatory Foot Surgeons
Member American Association of Hospital Podiatrists
Podiatric Surgery Advisory Panel (Dow Corning U.S.A.)


Clinical Instructor at Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine 1968-1975
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric
Medicine 1983-1984
College of Podiatric Medicine 1983-1984
Director Surgical Residency Program at St. Bernard’s Hospital, Chicago 1970-1981
Director Surgical Residency Program at Lincoln West Medical Center 1981-1993
Adjunct Faculty at Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (i.e. training externs)

Scientific Developments

Design of Surgical Saw for small bone surgery (i.e. micro-aire saw)
Adaption of broach to power equipment for use in Implant Surgery


“Intramedullary Power Broaching”
“Suturing of the Sesamoidal Ligament in the Keller Bunionectomy Procedure”
Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
“Diaphyseal Lengthening for Brachymetatarsia”
Journal of Foot Surgery of the American College of Foot Surgeons

Practice Philosophy

To give patients appropriate information and direction in their best interest.

About Myself

Married – Wife’s name, Kathy
Children – Two daughters, Janelle & Mathea

Fox River Grove Podiatrist Tri-County Podiatry Associates is a poidiatry office providing James J. Nuzzo, DPM, FACFAS, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Fox River Grove, IL. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 60021 area and surrounding areas in Fox River Grove