Advocate Christ Medical Center
Darshan Nagesh, DPM
Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate Children’s Hospital
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, General Surgery
Research is an important part of this program. Emergency medicine and trauma are large parts of the experiences. Our Residency is a significantly intense program geared at producing top foot and ankle surgeons.
This program is heavily surgically emphasized with exposure to cases in pediatric and adult Foot and ankle surgery, Reconstruction, Ankle Replacements, trauma, sports medicine, and limb salvage .
The residency budget includes financial assistance for conferences, research, academic sessions, and academic materials. Benefits include 401k matching, parking, and Advocate employee perks.
Advocate Christ Medical Center is a registered PMSR-RRA with exceptionally large diversity of surgical exposure at a very large level one Trauma medical center and large children’s hospital. Residents cover in-house management at Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children’s Hospital. There are also an additional 8 locations for case coverage in the surrounding area. Residents are expected to perform a large volume of surgical procedures, far exceeding CPME residency requirements, under numerous podiatric and orthopedic attendings on a daily basis. Didactic exposure includes journal clubs, case review, board review, cadaver workshops, and surgical equipment labs. Residents are given great responsibility and must be ready for repeated night call, trauma call, ER call and have great integrity. Residency salary, benefits, and training experience are wonderful.