Dr. Susan C. Girardo received her Doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Illinois. A Chicago native, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Cellular Biology. After receiving her doctorate, she went on to complete her residency training in surgical treatment of the foot and ankle at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Girardo accepted a staff position at Ochsner following the completion of her residency training in 2019. Dr. Girardo's expertise is in diabetic wound care, limb salvage, and foot and ankle surgery. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with family and friends.