Brian J. Burgess, DPM

Podiatric Surgeon

Phone: 630-323-6116

Board Certifications
  • Foot Surgery
  • Rearfoot Reconstruction & Ankle Surgery

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Plainfield Surgery Center
  • Salt Creek Surgery Center
  • Silver Cross Hospital
  • Silver Cross Surgery Center
  • St. Joseph Medical Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Minimally invasive bunion correction
  • Minimally invasive fracture repair
  • Trauma and injuries of the foot and ankle
  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Acute and chronic ankle sprains
  • Heel pain treatment
  • Orthotics and shoe inserts
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Bunion and hammer toe treatment
  • Arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle
  • Injured worker


Dr. Brian Burgess is a board-certified podiatric surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle surgery. His treatment philosophy stresses conservative management and an evidence-based approach to surgical intervention when indicated. Prior to surgery, Dr. Burgess uses a variety of conservative techniques including injections, bracing, orthotics and physical therapy. With an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques, he frequently returns his patients to an active lifestyle in a quick and safe manner.

Dr. Burgess is well-trained in all aspects of the foot and ankle and has a special interest in minimally invasive bunion correction, minimally invasive fracture repair, Achilles tendon disorders, acute and chronic ankle sprains, ankle arthroscopy, heel pain treatment, orthotic therapy, sports-related injuries and trauma/fractures of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Burgess received his podiatry degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2009 and his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Burgess completed a three-year podiatric surgical residency in trauma and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Burgess is actively involved with medical education. He is the Fellowship Director of Hinsdale Orthopaedics (IBJI) Foot and Ankle Fellowship. He is actively involved within The College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons where he dedicates considerable time training medical students, residents and experienced surgeons. He frequently lectures nationwide and is an invited faculty at advanced ankle arthroscopy courses and annual scientific conferences.



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Medical School

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, North Chicago, IL- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine


Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL

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