Michael Chin

Michael Chin

Dr. Michael J Chin, DPM, FACFAS is a foot and ankle physician and surgeon with a passion for treating the motivated and health-conscious patient. His knowledge in lower extremity biomechanics allows him to treat those ailments at the source.

Dr. Chin's practice, the Running Institute, was created from his vision to provide a comprehensive team approach to treating the active Chicago community. Dr. Chin's practice includes therapeutic laser and shockwave (EPAT) treatments, x-ray, ultrasound, 3-D CT scan, custom foot orthotics and biomechanical analysis of the lower extremity, sports medicine and endurance training related injury evaluation, and corrective procedures for foot and ankle deformities. He also plays an active role in shoe technology and design.

Dr. Chin received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and his Bachelor of Science from Purdue University.  He completed his residencies at the Veterans Administration Hospital and Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, and at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. He is affiliated with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Podiatric Medical Association, Illinois Podiatric Medical Association, International Aesthetic Foot Society, Director of the Chicago Marathon Podiatry Medical Tent, and the CARA Medical Committee.