Education


  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
  • Indiana University, 1979
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
  • Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 1984


Residency


  • University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery


Academic Appointments


  • Assistant Professor of Podiatric Medicine, University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences
  • College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery,1985-1994
  • Associate Professor of Podiatric Medicine, University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
  • College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 1994-1997


Board Certified

  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics
  • Diplomate, American Board of Primary Podiatric Medicine


Publications


  • Laco, J.E.; Schiller, J; Hetherington, V.J;  Cardiovascular Disorders - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications of Podiatric Medical Practice, Clinics in Podiatry, 2 (4): 639-652, 1985
  • Laco, J.E.; Ramos, R.P.; Laboratory Studies and Procedures, Principles and Practice of Podiatric Medicine, 209-233, 1990
  • Operative Care of Nail Disorders, Principles and Practice of Podiatric Medicine, 499-522, 1990.  Second Edition, 24-1 - 24-19, 2006.
  • Laco, J.E.; Nail Surgery, Hallux Valgus and Forefoot Surgery, 481-497, 1994


Podiatric Examination Participant

  • Committee Member National Board of Podiatric Examiners for Podiatric Medicine
  • Participant, Consensus Workshop:  Primary Podiatric Medicine, 1990
  • Oral Examiner, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics, 1992-1995
  • American Board of Primary Podiatric Medicine Development of Oral Exam, 1997
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine Development of Written Exam, 1998
  • Examiner, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Medicine, 2003


Professional Society Memberships

  • Minnesota Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Podiatric Consultant
  • Minnesota VA medical Center, 1989-2003


Clinical Director

  • Dakota Foot Clinic, 1987-present
  • Lakeville Foot Clinic, 1990-present


Hospital Affiliations

  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Surgical Quality Improvement Committee, 1989-2005
  • Minnesota Valley Surgery Center
  • Northfield Hospital


Office Manager/Billing Coordinator


  • Joan (952) 435-3553 (17+ years experience at clinic)


 

   

About Dr. John E Laco D.P.M.

Lakeville Foot Clinic (952) 435-3553
Dakota Foot Clinic (651) 688-2505

Dakota and Lakeville Foot Clinics