Dr. Cleve Pilakowski has practiced podiatric medicine for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and earned his doctorate in podiatric medicine from the Dr. William M. Scholl school of Podiatric Medicine in 1996. Pilakowski is pronounced Pill-a-cow-skee.
He completed his surgical residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Dr. Pilakowski practiced podiatric medicine in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for 9 years followed by 6 years in Wilmington, North Carolina.
He practices conservative medicine and believes surgery should used only when it’s the very best option. Dr. Pilakowski has extensive experience with diabetic foot care including preventive medicine and wound care. Dr. Pilakowski is board certified in podiatric medicine and podiatric surgery by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Kansas Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Pilakowski has been married for 19 years to his wife, Lauri, and they have 4 children between the ages of 8 and 16. He and his family attend Corpus Christi Church in Lawrence. When not at one his children’s activities, he enjoys following the University of Nebraska Cornhusker football team, all Kansas University athletics and events, traveling, and reading.