Emily Vafek

Dr. Vafek provides comprehensive surgical and nonsurgical treatment of foot and ankle disorders.

Dr. Vafek

Dr Vafek, a native of New Jersey, graduated from Yale University in 2007 with a degree in Biology.  She received her medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2011 and went on to complete her Orthopaedic Surgery Training at Wake Forest University in North Carolina.  

She completed Sub-Specialty Training with a Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago.  

She provides comprehensive Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle disorders with a special interest in:

  • Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery
  • Deformity Correction
  • Sports-Related Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Fracture Care

Behind The White Coat

Working with us

Our Process



Your physician will evaluate your pain and the surgical and non-surgical treatments available to help you decide the right course of treatment.



Your physician is fellowship trained to provide the latest non operative and operative treatments available. They will assist you with onsite injections, aspirations medication management, ordering images, wound care and more.



Depending on the specifics of your injury your physician will collaborate with the Surgical and Rehabilitation team while remaining your point person for continued care.