INTRODUCTION Dr. David Yeager graduated from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2000 and finished two years of residency at the Jesse Brown VA in Chicago and finished his third year of residency at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He is the current chair of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons and has served both on the state and national level in such capacities as Illinois State President and the APMA Vision 2015 Committee. He is the residency director for the newly recognized KSB Hospital Residency Program where he currently oversees his first two residents. He has lectured both nationally and internationally as well.