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Based on the current COVID-19 community transmission level, masks are currently OPTIONAL at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ facilities.

Foot and Ankle Surgery/Podiatry

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Morris Hospital offers comprehensive, individualized and patient-focused foot and ankle surgery/podiatry care through the Morris Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine practice.

As a board-certified reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Kyle Pearson treats patients of all ages experiencing common to advanced foot and ankle issues with both non-surgical and surgical treatment procedures.

In 2014, Dr. Pearson developed The Foot and Ankle Institute to provide patients with a local center of excellence for foot and ankle surgery/podiatry care. Comprehensive podiatry services offered through the Foot and Ankle Institute include physical therapy, and, when required, surgery.

We provide patients treatment for common to complex foot and ankle/podiatry conditions such as:


    • Foot and Ankle Trauma
    • Foot and Ankle Fractures
    • Ankle Instability
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture
    • Bunion
    • Hammertoe
    • Heel Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Diabetic Foot Conditions/Limb Salvage
    • Sports-Related Injuries
    • Foot & Ankle Arthritic Conditions
    • Total Ankle Replacement


Morris Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
1051 W. U.S. Route 6, Suite 100
Morris, IL 60450
Phone: 815.942.4875
Fax: 815.942.5046
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Morris Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
1306 Gemini Circle, Suite 2
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815.433.0850
Fax: 815.433.3655
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Morris Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
1310 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
Phone: 815.741.4000
Fax: 815.741.4222
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.



Dr. Kyle Pearson, podiatrist, foot and ankle surgeon

A board-certified reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Kyle Pearson treats adults and children with common to advanced foot and ankle problems using both non-surgical and surgical treatment procedures. His goal is to get patients back on their feet as safely and as soon as possible.

Dr. Pearson’s special interests include foot and ankle surgery/podiatry care, injuries, fractures, arthritic joint conditions, bunions, hammertoe deformities, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, diabetic foot and ankle conditions, wound care, ganglion and soft tissue tumors, and custom inserts. His advanced training in foot and ankle surgery includes, but is not limited to: foot and ankle reconstruction, mid-foot and hind-foot fusion, ankle arthroscopy, total ankle replacement, tendon transfers and repair, wound healing, external fixation, and diabetic limb salvage.

Dr. Pearson received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, in 2011 and completed his residency in foot and ankle surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2014. He joined the Morris Hospital Medical Staff in 2014.

Dr. Pearson is also part of the teaching faculty for the KSB Foot and Ankle Residency Program. He lectures both locally and nationally at scientific conferences, is a peer reviewer for multiple foot and ankle journals, and sits on multiple boards including the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association Board of Directors.

In his free time, Dr. Pearson enjoys spending time with his wife and their three young children. For fun and relaxation, he likes to run, golf, ski, travel, hunt and spend time outdoors.

Dr. Pearson sees patients at the Morris Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offices in the Morris, Joliet, and Ottawa offices.

Specialty: Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Podiatry

Special Interests: Foot and ankle injuries, Fractures, Arthritic Joint Conditions, Bunions, Hammertoe Deformities, Heel Pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Diabetic Foot and Ankle Conditions, Wound Care, Ganglion and Soft Tissue Tumors, and Custom Inserts, Foot & Ankle Surgery/Podiatry Care



To schedule an appointment, please call 815-942-4875 (Morris) or 815-433-0850 (Ottawa) or 815-741-4000 (Joliet).

You can also request an appointment by completing the form below and pressing the “Submit” button when you are through. Please do not use this form to submit any medical questions.

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For your convenience, please download and complete the Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – Patient Registration Form before coming in for your office visit.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete registration and a health questionnaire.

When you come for your appointments, please remember to bring the following:

  • Driver’s License or a valid ID
  • Insurance information
  • Referral Letter (if required)
  • Reports, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, etc. and any other relevant information
  • List of medications (if any)

We recognize that your time is valuable, and we make every effort to stay on schedule. Occasionally emergencies or patients require a little more time and may cause delays beyond our control. We apologize if we keep you waiting.


If you need to cancel an appointment, please call the office during business hours at least 1 day prior to your scheduled appointment so that we can offer your appointment time to patients on our waiting list.


We are pleased to offer a patient portal that gives you access to your health information. Please follow this link to the Patient Portals page, and then choose Physician Office Portal to learn more. To set up your Physician Office Portal for the first time, please contact your physician’s office.


If you have set up your account, you can pay your bill online through the Healthcare Centers’ Patient Portal. To set up your portal account, please contact your physician office. If you have questions about your Morris Hospital Physician Office bill, please call 815-941-9124.


Your provider is committed to delivering the best possible coordination of your care by participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO).  A care coordinator may get involved in your care to help improve communication between your healthcare providers. Please visit our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) webpage to learn more

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