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Rachel L. Stern, D.P.M.


Ankle, Foot, Podiatry

Patient Reviews

Verified Patient Rating: 5 (8 patient reviews and ratings)
“Excellent, as always!”
– James R.
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Dr. Rachel Stern is a board-certified podiatrist who joined Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute in 2004. Dr. Stern has devoted her practice to making a difference in the quality of her patients’ lives through a holistic approach. She offers highly specialized care of the feet and ankles, including nail care, diabetic shoes, and orthotic devices, such as ankle and foot orthoses. In her practice as a podiatrist, it is often the case where someone walks into the office in pain and leaves feeling better.

Dr. Stern received her Bachelor of Science degree in anthropology and zoology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She went on to earn her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Stern later completed preceptorship training at the Ridgeland Foot & Ankle Center in Berwyn, Illinois.

Dr. Stern is certified by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry, and she is available to see patients at our Chesterton and Michigan City – Woodland offices.

Clinical Staff: Michelle Ripley, L.P.N.
Direct Phone Line: (219) 250-5016

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology/Zoology: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, North Chicago, IL


  • Board Certification: American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry

Professional Associations

  • American Association for Women Podiatrists
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Indiana Podiatric Medical Association

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Franciscan Health Michigan City
  • St. Mary Medical Center
“She's just terrific. Like all my best doctors, Dr. Stern's engagement with me always reminds me how invested I am in my health. And she gives me great ideas on how to take care of my feet and manage my conditions. I feel that she has the future of my health in mind when she's working with me, and she makes me want to be a better patient.”
– Debra D.
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