Our Staff

The podiatrists at Elgin Foot and Ankle Center, S.C. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

All our podiatrists practice general and surgical podiatry, providing complete foot and ankle care for adults and children.

Kenneth E. Jacoby, D.P.M.,F.A.C.F.A.S.

Practice
Practiced in Elgin, Illinois since January, 1984.

Memberships
Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
American Podiatric Medical Association
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Certifications
Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Surgical Residency
Northwest General Community Hospital
Knoxville, TN

Medical School
Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine Chicago, Illinois
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, June 1982

Staff Privileges
Advocate-Sherman Hospital - Elgin, Illinois
Prescence-Provena St. Joseph Hospital - Elgin, Illinois
St. Alexius Medical Center - Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center - St. Charles, Illinois

Undergraduate
University of Illinois - Chicago

Personal
Owner of Elgin Foot and Ankle Center, S.C.
Has lived in the Fox Valley community for over 30 years

Quotation
"I consider myself so very lucky to be practicing in this wonderful profession of podiatry in this marvelous community. I am honored by the trust my patients place in me. I wake up every morning excited to spend another day providing podiatric medical care to my patients."


Beata Bialon, D.P.M.,F.A.C.F.A.S.

Practice
Practiced in Elgin, Illinois since February, 2009.

Memberships
Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Association of Women Podiatrists

Certifications
Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Surgical Residency
DVA Hines/Loyola University Medical Center

Medical School
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine 2006

Staff Privileges
Advocate-Sherman Hospital Elgin, IL
Presence-Provena St. Joseph Hospital Elgin, IL
Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center St. Charles, IL

Undergraduate
University of Illinois Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science Biological Sciences 2002

Languages
English and Polish


Carolyn Kelly, D.P.M., CWSP

Carolyn Kelly, D.P.M.

Practice
Joined Elgin Foot and Ankle Center in July 2014.

Memberships
American Podiatric Medical Association
Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
American Association of Women Podiatrists
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Surgical Residency
Stroger Hospital/Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Certification
Certified Wound Specialist with the American Board of Wound Management

Medical School
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

Staff Privileges
Advocate Sherman Hospital, Elgin IL
Presence Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin IL
Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center, St. Charles IL

Undergraduate
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Bachelor of Science Biology, Minor in Chemistry


Cory Jacoby, D.P.M.

Practice
Joined Elgin Foot and Ankle Center in July 2016.

Memberships
American Podiatric Medical Association
Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Staff Privileges
Advocate-Sherman Hospital Elgin, IL
Presence-Provena St. Joseph Hospital Elgin, IL
Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center St. Charles, IL

Surgical Residency
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Medical School
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

Undergraduate
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology


Ridhi Mehta Kratzmeyer, D.P.M.

Memberships
American Podiatric Medical Association
Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Staff Privileges
Advocate-Sherman Hospital Elgin, IL
Presence-Provena St. Joseph Hospital Elgin, IL
Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center St. Charles, IL

Surgical Residency
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Medical School
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin
University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL