Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Diabetic Foot Care
Dr. Siddiqui knew that he wanted a career in health care from an early age. He was initially unsure which aspect of medicine to pursue, but he did know that he wanted to be involved in a field that would provide gratification to the people he was helping. He knew that medicine was the only path that would allow him to do that.
Through volunteering at various hospitals and clinics, he gained a wealth of knowledge and experience within the medical profession. After shadowing a podiatrist in his last year of college, he realized that podiatry was his calling. He quickly discovered that podiatry was a field in which patients could leave the doctor’s office with their issues addressed right away, walking out the door pain free. Further, Dr. Siddiqui determined that working in both surgery and an office setting allowed him to develop his professional expertise while also keeping the patient relationships that ignited his interest in podiatry.
Dr. Siddiqui had a multi-cultural upbringing, which he prides himself upon immensely. Raised in the Middle East and attending school internationally, Dr. Siddiqui learned to appreciate, respect, and value different cultural backgrounds at an early age. This background has allowed him to connect with many patients and have an understanding of their sensitive cultural needs. Additionally, it has made him an avid traveler and influenced his fluency in three languages.
Dr. Bilal Siddiqui graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, majoring in Integrative Biology. Additionally, Dr. Siddiqui earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Rosalind Franklin University’s Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago, IL. This highly regarded residency provided Dr. Siddiqui with specialized training in all aspects of podiatric medicine. The dynamic experience of his residency enabled Dr. Siddiqui to learn how to treat complex foot and ankle problems, ranging from wound care to foot and ankle fractures.
Dr. Siddiqui is committed to treating podiatric medical conditions of the foot and ankle and is highly skilled in Reconstructive Forefoot Surgery, Reconstructive Rearfoot Surgery, Wound Care, Sports Medicine, Orthotics, and Diabetic Foot Care & Salvage. His passion lies in treating sports-related injuries and getting patients back to their physical activities in a quick, but thorough, nature, using the newest techniques and technology.
Dr. Siddiqui values the quality of care, placing importance on communication and compassion while emphasizing patient education on various medical conditions and the use of proper footwear. Further, the experiences that he has acquired from his multicultural upbringing have made him sensitive to the needs of different patients from all different backgrounds and communities.
Dr. Siddiqui is a cultural enthusiast and a follower of fine arts and music. He spends the majority of his spare time continuing to improve on his musical talents and keeping himself physically active.