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COVID-19 (coronavirus) TeleMedicines

In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus), we realize our patients may have questions.

The use of TeleMedicine will be used if you would like to speak with the doctor or nurse about your condition by phone and prefer not to come into the office with a non-emergent case. All routine visits can be done via TeleMedicine. If you would like to schedule a TeleMedicine visit, please call the office to schedule. We will remain open for all acute and urgent orthopedic conditions including post-operative care, fractures, sprains, and tendon tears/injury that require in person evaluation and treatment.

As of right now, all elective surgeries are cancelled until April 1st, 2020. This date can be extended if governing bodies along with local hospitals and outpatient centers decide it is in the best interest of the public to do so.

The office phones will be answered Monday - Friday. Please feel free to call if you have questions regarding your upcoming appointment, medications, or orthopedic related questions. If you have a pressing orthopedic issue, call the office. If we do not answer or it is after hours, you can speak to a doctor through the answering service, or go to the emergency room. You can also leave a message and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

We continue to ask that anyone with a scheduled appointment that has traveled outside the United States in the past 14 days to please reschedule their appointments. The CDC recommends that patients reschedule their appointments if they have the following symptoms: fever, cough, or shortness of breath. Please seek medical advice from your primary care physician, if you develop any of these symptoms.

We will take every precaution to make sure our patients and staff members remain safe during this time. We are here for you and will answer any questions you may have.

John Rachoy, DPM

Dr. John Rachoy is an experienced podiatry specialist at North Point Orthopaedics. Originally from Dyer and an Andrean High School alumnus, Dr. Rachoy is deeply rooted in Northwest Indiana. Dr. Rachoy completed his bachelor’s degree at Loyola University of Chicago and finished medical school at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. His residency was at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago and North Chicago VAMC, followed by a fellowship in complex foot and ankle reconstruction at Chicago Foot and Ankle Deformity Correction Center.

After over 21 years of practicing podiatry, Dr. Rachoy has extensive expertise in his field. Dr. Rachoy is multiskilled in areas such as trauma, elective surgery, diabetic complications and limb-saving procedures. He is particularly interested in diabetic foot and leg-preserving surgery, micro-incision foot surgery, and complex foot and ankle surgery. For Dr. Rachoy, podiatry allows him to improve his patients’ quality of life.

Dr. Rachoy is the Director of the Franciscan Alliance Podiatric Surgical Residency, where he instructs residents and students. He is proud to make a positive impact, not only in the lives of his patients, but also in the lives of his students and residents. Dr. Rachoy loves teaching, as it enables him to give back to the profession that has given him so much.

In his early adult life, Dr. Rachoy was involved in other industries, such as a hardware store, a restaurant, a construction company, a shoe store, and a library. He is no stranger to hard work! Dr. Rachoy enjoys working with his hands and doing home improvements with his wife, Trisha.

Dr. Rachoy, his wife, and their four children currently live in the region. When he is not with his patients, you will find him doing activities with his family, like home projects, exercises, baseball, and football. As an Indiana native, Dr. Rachoy is happy to live in the community he serves.

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