Dr. David Charnota

Dr David Charnota

Dr. David Charnota is a board certified Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. He treats all foot and ankle conditions both surgically and non-surgically, and has a special interest in pediatric flat foot conditions and elective surgery. Patients are frequently referred to him by physicians within the area and podiatrists come to him for advice and assistance in difficult cases. He is often a podiatrist to the other podiatrists.

He was born and raised in Chicago and has been serving the Northwest Chicago community for over thirty years. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Loyola University and a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his podiatric medicine and surgery residency at the Hines V.A. Hospital and St. Anne’s Hospital in Chicago. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his three children, weight training, golfing, traveling, and is an aspiring chef.

You can also check him out on WLS-FM through March 2018!



  • Northeastern Illinois University, 1973-1975
  • Loyola University – Bachelor of Science, Biology, 1977
  • Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine – Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, 1977-1981
  • Hines V.A. Hospital – Internship, 1981-1982
  • St. Anne’s Hospital, West – Residency, 1982-1983


Board Certified:

  • Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery – Diplomat
  • American College of Foot Surgeons – Laser Certified
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons – Fellow
  • National Board of Podiatry Examiners – Diplomat


  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Diabetic Foot Management – Harvard Medical School
  • Endoscopic Foot Surgery
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy
  • Neuropathic Complications of Diabetes
  • Lasers Treatment of Foot Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease and the Podiatric Patient
  • MRI of the Foot and Ankle
  • Subtalar MBA Implants
  • Complex Soft Tissue Reconstruction


  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • Lake Zurich Lions Club
  • Lake Zurich Chamber of Commerce
  • Vice President – Advanced Foot and Ankle IPA

Hospital/Surgical Center Affiliations:

  • Advocate Good Shepherd
  • Adventist GlenOaks Hospital
  • Advanced Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Aiden Center for Day Surgery
  • Loyola Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Northwest Surgicare

Call for an Appointment (847) 540-9949