Debra E. Young, DPM

located in Lincoln Park | Lakeview, Chicago, IL

About Dr. Young

Dr. Debra Young is an experienced and well-respected podiatrist who is residency trained and board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons. She has a staff of dedicated professionals at Lincoln Park Podiatry with an office on the north side Chicago communities of Lincoln Park/Lakeview, Illinois.

Dr. Young is a foot and ankle surgeon who is passionate about preventing and treating foot problems to eliminate the need for surgery whenever possible. She earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree and completed her residency program in Chicago.

Along with seeing patients at her busy medical practice, she is also a member of the staff at St. Joseph Hospital.

Contrary to the notion that you may need to just to live with pain, Dr. Young believes that foot discomfort is not normal and should not be accepted as an ordinary part of life. She focuses on her patients’ lifestyles as well as the demands of their jobs as she designs treatment plans for painful podiatric conditions such as plantar fasciitis, bunions, neuromas, and other issues.  


As part of a comprehensive healthcare program, Dr. Young helps her patients choose footwear that protects the complex structures of the foot and ankle during work, sports, and leisure time. She also makes recommendations for incorporating proper nutrition and adequate exercise into a daily routine.

Dr. Young’s goal is to help you enjoy an active life, and she firmly believes that healthy feet are the foundation for whole body health and wellness.