Dr. Martin Yorath has served as Editorial Review Group Chair in Podiatry for Doody’s Review Service for the past 13 years, reviewing every one of the 45 titles we have sent him!
Dr. Yorath, a podiatric physician and surgeon, has over 30 years of experience in the profession, including extensive clinical and administrative experience. He served as the Chair of Surgery at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science for 10 years and as the Associate Dean for Residency Placement and Clerkships for five years. He is currently the Podiatry Residency Program Director at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, a position he has held for 17 years. In addition, he serves as the Medical Director for the Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics. Dr. Yorath has served as mentor and role model to numerous students and residents.
A graduate of the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, he is board certified by both the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. In addition, Dr. Yorath holds a podiatry qualification from the United Kingdom, where he practiced before coming to the United States. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow).
Dr. Yorath has lectured nationally and internationally, and has authored and coauthored several articles pertaining to podiatric medicine and surgery. He also regularly undertakes medical mission trips around the world, including Eritrea, and more recently India, focusing on reconstructive techniques to help those suffering from polio, leprosy, and other deformities affecting the lower extremities.