Daniel Evans, DPM and President American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (ACFAOM)
"I always knew I wanted to go into medicine and chose podiatry because I liked the idea of serving patients along the spectrum of life from the youngest children to geriatric patients. I also liked the hands on nature of the practice and the ability to work closely one on one with patients," stated Dr. Dan Evans. Dr. Evans is currently a Professor at the William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and an attending physician at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Medical Center in Hines, Illinois.
A graduate of the Scholl College, Dr. Evans started a general podiatric private practice immediately after completing his residency at the Hines VAMC. Shortly thereafter he was asked to join Hines Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) as a part time attending physician and soon after that asked to teach at the Scholl College. "That was nearly 34 years ago," explained Dr. Evans.
"I juggled that schedule, and those three careers, for 29 years before ....