Ann Zmuda, DPM

Ann Zmuda, DPM, is assistant professor of medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She has served as a podiatric physician and surgeon at the Medical Center, an instructor and clinical associate in the Section of Endocrinology, and an instructor in the Section of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Zmuda sees all types of podiatric patients, medically and surgically. Her specialty is the diabetic foot, including preventative diabetic foot care, wound treatments including debridements, bioengineered tissue grafting, wound VAC, I&Ds, limb salvage, as well as amputations. She works closely with neurologists in diabetic neuropathy treatment options and with vascular surgeons in developing a limb salvage program at the University of Chicago.

At the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, she directs the Internal Medicine Clerkship, a four-week podiatric medical student clerkship to enhance internal medicine aspects of the podiatric patient. She also has been specialized as a podiatric physician and surgeon in private practice and at Dr. Ron Riegelhaupt and Associates.

Dr. Zmuda’s research has appeared in numerous publications, including Orthopedic Journal and Foot and Ankle Quarterly. She served as a contributing author to The Diabetic Foot: Medical and Surgical Management (Human Press, 2011 and 2002).

Dr. Zmuda also has delivered educational lectures at medical conferences and events throughout the Midwest. She has delivered presentations as an invited guest speaker for a wide array of organizations, including the American Diabetes Association, Illinois Podiatric Medical Association, DECADE Annual Professional Symposium, St. Margaret’s Wound Care Center and the Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association Annual Meeting.

Clinical Interests

  • Podiatry
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Preventive Foot Care
  • Podiatric Surgery

Medical School

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Canisius College


Hines VA Hospital

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


Loyola University Medical Center


MERITS Fellowship in Medical Education, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine


Illinois Podiatric Medical Association – Membership Committee, Sponsorship Committee

American Podiatric Medical Association

American Diabetes Association

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine, DPM Mentors Network

Loyola University Annual Diabetic Seminar, Chairperson, Sponsorship (1993-2006)

Loyola/Hines Podiatric Alumni Association, Member (1993-present), President (1993-1995)

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Alumni Association

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