Laura Pickard, DPM, is a board-certified podiatrist and surgeon with more than 30 years of experience helping patients. She provides preventative and palliative care for foot conditions, especially patients with diabetes and peripheral vascular disease.

Dr. Pickard believes it is very important to have strong working relationships with her patients and empowers patients to be actively engaged in their treatment plan.

She has two children who are young adults and loves watching college football and attending concerts, operas and ballet. Dr. Pickard also enjoys feeding birds and other wildlife in her backyard.

Education & Training

Medical School

William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine


Podiatry, Primary Podiatric Medicine

  • Cook County Hospital/John H Stroger Jr Hospital


American Board of Podiatric Medicine
American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family & Community Medicine