Adam Fleischer DPM

Adam Fleischer DPM


Dr. Adam Fleischer was born in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate degree with a double major in neuroscience and the history & philosophy of science. He received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS), where he is currently a tenure-track professor and member of the Board of Trustees.

In addition to his academic position, he maintains an active clinical practice in Lakeview and serves as Director of the Advocate IL Masonic Medical Center Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program (cosponsored with RFUMS). Dr. Fleischer also serves as the WFAI Director of Research, where he has been responsible for helping to develop the practice’s evidence-based clinical pathways and best practices.

Dr. Fleischer is a recognized opinion leader in the field of foot and ankle surgery and a frequent lecturer at regional and national conferences. His group’s received multiple awards for their research and has produced numerous peer-reviewed publications.

In his spare time, Dr. Fleischer enjoys reading, writing, and collaborating with his colleagues in the Caribbean and around the country to advance foot/ankle care.


  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • The William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • University of Pittsburgh


Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, higher education


In-office X-rays and diagnostic ultrasound, non-invasive extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), second opinions, minimally invasive surgery

Additional Training

Master of Public Health

Association Memberships

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Certifications, Awards, Honors Received

  • Board Certified in Foot Surgery by ABFAS – 2007
  • Board Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery by ABFAS – 2008
  • Licensed Podiatric Physician, Illinois No. 016-005126
  • ACLS/BLS Certified by the American Heart Association