I strive to provide the highest quality individualized foot and ankle care in the environment of cooperation and respect, to ensure the best possible outcome for my patients.
B.A., Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Pre-Med, The University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL
Pre-Med, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
M.D., Finch University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
Internship, McGraw Medical Center, Northwestern University Med. Ctr, Chicago, IL
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Fellowship, Idaho Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Boise, ID
M.S., Applied Physiology, Finch University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
AOA National Honor Medical Society
The Chicago Medical School Board of Trustees Scholarship Award, 2001, best Basic Science GPA.
Honors, all Third Year Medical School Clinical Rotations
Dean's List, University of Wisconsin, Fall September 1988
Kaz AJ. Combined Bony and Soft Tissue Procedures in the Treatment of the Second Cross Over Toe. Work in Progress for publication in Master's Techniques In Orthopaedic Surgery: Foot and Ankle, by Harold Kitaoka, editor.
Porter DA and Kaz AJ. The Effect of an Acute Bout Excercise on Isokenetic Strength Evalution After Achilles Tendon Repair, work in progress for publication in Foot and Ankle International.
Kaz AJ and Coughlin MJ.Extensor Digitorum Brevis and Weil Osteotomy for Crossover Second Toe. Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery 9 (1) 32-36, 2010.
Kaz AJ and Coughlin MJ. Correlation of Harris Mats, Physical Exam, Pictures, and Radiographic Measurements in Adult Flatffot Deformity. Foot Ankle Int 30: 604-612, 2009.
Kaz AJ and Coughlin MJ. Crossover Second Toe: Damographics, Etiology, and Radiographic Assessment. Foot Ankle Int 28:1223-1237, 2007.
Kaz AJ and Coughlin MJ. Technique Tip: Distal Fibula Rotational Osteotomy for Subluxating Peroneal Tendons. Med Chir Pied 23:68-71, 2007
Freedman KB, D'Amato MJ, Nedeff D, Kaz AJ, Bach BR. Arthoscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstrctution; A Meta Analysis Comparing Patellar Tendon Versus Hamstring Autografts. Am J Sports Med. 31(1) : 2-11, Jan- Feb 2003.
Contributing author, online textbook "Surgery of the Foot and Ankle", edited by Couglin, Mann and Saltzman
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British Edition
Chief Resident, Indiana University Department of Orthopedics
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedics, University of Illinois