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Dr. Philip Gianfortune

Dr. Philip Gianfortune received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Loyola University of New Orleans, and his DPM from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Gianfortune is Board Certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. Currently, Dr. Gianfortune is the Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, and a Clinical Associate Professor at The Chicago Medical School. Dr. Gianfortune is the recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Volunteer Award from the American Diabetes Association.

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