The doctors and staff of Advanced Foot & Ankle Centers of Illinois are saddened by the recent passing of Dr. Daniel J.E. Helmer. He was a respected colleague and his decades of service and attention to the Joliet community will not be forgotten.
If you are a patient of Dr. Helmer who is in need of foot and ankle care in Joliet, please know that we are close by and available to serve you. Simply call us or fill out the contact form above to schedule an appointment.
Our Joliet office is located just a mile away from Dr. Helmer’s, around the corner and across from the regional airport on Houbolt Road.
If you had been receiving continuous care from Dr. Helmer for conditions such as chronic heel pain, bunions, or preventing diabetic complications, we will continue that care uninterrupted. Our doctors are experts in conservative methods of treatment, as well as more advanced forms of technology that could change the course of your situation.
And, of course, we’re here for more sudden and immediate foot and ankle needs such as sports injuries, ingrown toenails, and more!
The last thing any doctor wants is for a patient’s health to deteriorate due to a lapse in the treatment they need. Please do not hesitate in resuming your foot and ankle care whenever you may need it. We will be more than happy to help you.
Dr. Breck Tiernan
Dr. Tiernan opened Advanced Foot and Ankle Center of Joliet in 2007. He received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Iowa in 2000. He was born and raised in Eastern Iowa and is still a big Hawkeye fan. In 2001 he started his medical training at Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. During this time, he helped write two peer-reviewed scientific articles while training at the world-renown Weil Foot and Ankle Institute in Des Plaines, IL with Dr. Thomas Roukis. After graduating in 2005, he was surgically trained at Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago with an emphasis on bunion correction and Ankle Arthroscopy. Dr. Tiernan has completed 3 extensive External Fixation courses around the country.