Dr. Robert Ramoska
As the owner of American Foot & Ankle Center, Inc. in Palatine, Illinois, Robert Ramoska provides a diverse range of medical and surgical podiatric services. Earning a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Alabama, Robert Ramoska previously served on the staff of Edgewater Medical Center in Chicago. Robert Ramoska served as an ER physician and as a member of the Peer Review and Residency Selection committees. Robert Ramoska also held staff privileges in the Department of Surgery at Methodist Hospital of Chicago and served on the Podiatric Surgery Residency teaching staff at Day Surgicenter Inc. in Chicago. Robert Ramoska became one of the first to teach endoscopic plantar fasciotomy surgery, a new technique, in the greater Chicago area. Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Robert Ramoska received recognition as Most Promising Under-40 Professional in Who’s Who in Illinois. An accomplished swimmer, Robert Ramoska became the first high school swimmer to break the 4:30 barrier in the 500-yard freestyle, holding the Illinois high school record in the event for 12 years. During this period, Robert Ramoska gained recognition as a four-time high school champion, three-time All-State water polo player, and two-time Junior National Champion. In addition, he held records in the 400-meter and 1,500-meter freestyle. A 15-time All-American swimmer, Robert Ramoska represented the United States in international competitions in Hamburg, Germany, and Caracas, Venezuela, where he earned Men’s High Point honors. When his swimming career ended, the talented athlete served as a student coach for four years under Don Gambril, the University of Alabama’s head swimming coach. Dedicated to community service, Robert Ramoska volunteered to serve people in need at South Side Clinic in Chicago, as well as at St. Paul VIRTUS, a National Catholic Risk Retention Group program. Robert Ramoska also supports Disabled American Veterans; the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation; National Museum of the Marine Corps; The Army Historical Foundation; and Avenues to Independence, a charitable organization providing assistance to adults with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities.