New podiatrist seeing patients at CHS

New podiatrist seeing patients at CHS

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Dr. Thomas L. Cockayne has joined Prairie Podiatry, LLC, in Springfield. He will see patients at Prairie’s office in Springfield and at Carlinville Area Hospital and will start accepting patient appointments July 10.

Dr. Cockayne is originally from the Springfield area and is a graduate of Ursuline Academy. He obtained his bachelor of science from the University of Illinois at Springfield and his doctor of podiatric medicine degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago. He completed his three-year residency at the dual program of Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago and James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago. He was surgically trained in both foot and ankle surgery and is board qualified in both from the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Cockayne to our experienced team,” said Dr. Shoudel. “He provides a great blend of top-notch clinical education and knowledge with a strong passion for providing high quality foot and ankle care, and we know he will add a lot of quality and value to our practice and to our patients.”