Meet the Doctor

Brett A. Chicko, DPM

Dr. Chicko was born and raised in the Boston, MA area. He went to Boston College on a football scholarship and graduated with a Marketing degree. Later he attended Northeastern University for pre-medicine. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 2001.

Dr. Chicko completed his three year podiatric surgical residency at the Crozer-Keystone Health Systems in Delaware County, PA and was named Chief Resident. During his residency, he wrote 'The Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Residency and Externship Manual'.

Dr. Chicko was awarded "Top Doc of Northern Virginia" in 2013 and 2014. He served as Chairperson of Podiatry at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA from 2017 to 2018. He is certified in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery.

Dr. Chicko is married to his wife, Mary Ann, and in the summer of 2013, they celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary. They have two children, Audrey and Evan.

In 2012, Dr. Chicko was inducted into the "Norwell High School Athletic Hall of Fame" for his achievements in both wrestling and football. Dr. Chicko has run four marathons and four half marathons (two pushing his son in a jogging stroller) as well as a sprint triathlon. He has written four novels and two memoirs. He is an avid cook and a hack guitarist, but mostly, Dr. Chicko likes to spend time with his family. He is also the proud Godfather of five children.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Bachelor of Arts, School of Management
BA in Marketing

1985-1989

Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Pre-Medical Curriculum

1992-1996

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

1997-2001


Postgraduate Training

Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Surgical Residency, Springfield, PA
PSR-36

2001-2004


Professional Licensure/Certification

Board Certified Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

8/11

Board Certified Foot Surgery

8/11

State of Delaware

exp. 6/14

Commonwealth of Virginia

exp. 12/2020

State of Maryland

exp. 12/15


Medical Writings

Author of The Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Manual

2004

The Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Manual Second Edition

2010


Professional Development

AO Principles of Operative Fracture Treatment Course

Davos, Switzerland

AO INTERNATIONAL

December 2002


Techniques for Application of Ilizarov Circular External Fixation

Dallas, TX

By Mikhail Samchukov, MD Scottish Rite Hospital

February 2002


Essentials of Ilizarov Solutions and Comprehensive

Memphis, TN

Ilizarov Solutions Course. Smith and Nephew

November 2003


Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy Surgical Skills

Rosemont, IL

Course. Orthopedic Learning Center

June 2004


Multiple other conferences

2005 to present


Professional Affiliations

American Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons-Fellow
Virginia Podiatric Medical Association


Honors and Awards

Voted 'Top Doc' by Northern Virginia Magazine

2013 and 2014

Norwell, Massachusetts Athletics Hall of Fame

2012

Chairman of Podiatry, Mary Washington Hospital

2006-2008, 2017

Chief Resident, Crozer-Keystone Health Systems

2003-2004

Academic Scholarship, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

1997

Top Grossing Salesperson, C.H. Robinson

1995-1997

Winner of Sales Contest, Advanced Data Reprographics

1990

Football Scholarship, Four Years at Boston College

1985-1989


Lectures

Pediatric Tarsal Coalition Reconstructive Surgeries, Darby, PA

2002

Tarsal Coalition-Diagnosis and Treatment, Darby, PA

2002

Malignant Melanoma of the Lower Extremity, Springfield, PA

2002

Fibular Fractures-Management and Treatment, Springfield, PA

2003

Lower Tibial Fractures and Syndesmotic Injuries, Springfield, PA

2003

The Geriatric Foot and Ankle, Dover, DE

2004


Interests

Being a father and husband, writer of five novels, runner, cyclist, weight training

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