About Dr. Kriti


Kriti M. Puthenpurakal, DPM

Dr. Kriti M. Puthenpurakal is a Licensed Podiatric Physician, Board Qualified in Foot Surgery. She is certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Puthenpurakal is a Naperville Podiatrist who specializes in wound care, diabetic foot care, palliative care (ingrown and fungal toenails), trauma, sports medicine, pain relief, and deformity correction. Her honors include serving as Chief Resident at a three-year surgical residency. Dr. Puthenpurakal has been professionally trained in classical dance throughout most of her life and has even gone on to work with Latina artist Shakira in her iconic performance of Hips Don't Lie at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards. In her spare time, Dr. Kriti enjoys running, kickboxing, vacations, and spending time with her family.  



Affiliate Hospital:

Advocate Good Samartian Hospital, Downers Grove


Undergraduate: Benedictine University, Bachelors in Health Science

Medical School:

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science- Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)

Residency: Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago

Awards and Articles:

Case Study/Research in Non-clostridial gas gangrene presented at the 2016 International Post Graduate Research Symposium and Annual 2016 American Podiatric Medical Association meeting.

Scholl Merit Scholar Award

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