If you need a more accessible version of this website, click this button on the right.Switch to Accessible Site

Fredericksburg Podiatrist | Fredericksburg Meet the Doctor | VA | Brett Chicko, DPM Foot & Ankle Specialist |

Brett Chicko, DPM

Foot and Ankle Specialist

1420 Central Park Blvd, Suite 200
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Office: (540) 785-7000
Fax:    (540) 785-7005

Meet the Doctor

Brett A. Chicko, DPM


Dr. Chicko was born and raised in the Boston, MA area. He went to Boston College on a football scholarship and graduated with a Marketing degree. Later he attended Northeastern University for pre-medicine. He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 2001.

Dr. Chicko completed his three year podiatric surgical residency at the Crozer-Keystone Health Systems in Delaware County, PA and was named Chief Resident. During his residency, he wrote 'The Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Residency and Externship Manual'.

Dr. Chicko was awarded "Top Doc of Northern Virginia" in 2013 and 2014. He served as Chairperson of Podiatry at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA from 2017 to 2018. He is certified in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery.

Dr. Chicko is married to his wife, Mary Ann, and in the summer of 2013, they celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary. They have two children, Audrey and Evan.

In 2012, Dr. Chicko was inducted into the "Norwell High School Athletic Hall of Fame" for his achievements in both wrestling and football. Dr. Chicko has run four marathons and four half marathons (two pushing his son in a jogging stroller) as well as a sprint triathlon. He has written four novels and two memoirs. He is an avid cook and a hack guitarist, but mostly, Dr. Chicko likes to spend time with his family. He is also the proud Godfather of five children.

Curriculum Vitae



Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Bachelor of Arts, School of Management
BA in Marketing
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Pre-Medical Curriculum
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Postgraduate Training
Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Surgical Residency, Springfield, PA
Professional Licensure/Certification
Board Certified Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery 8/11
Board Certified Foot Surgery 8/11
State of Delaware exp. 6/14
Commonwealth of Virginia exp. 12/19
State of Maryland exp. 12/15
Medical Writings
Author of The Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Manual 2004
The Crozer-Keystone Podiatric Manual Second Edition 2010
Professional Development
AO Principles of Operative Fracture Treatment Course Davos, Switzerland
Techniques for Application of Ilizarov Circular External Fixation Dallas, TX
By Mikhail Samchukov, MD Scottish Rite Hospital February 2002
Essentials of Ilizarov Solutions and Comprehensive Memphis, TN
Ilizarov Solutions Course. Smith and Nephew November 2003
Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Rosemont, IL
Course. Orthopedic Learning Center June 2004
Multiple other conferences 2005 to present
Professional Affiliations
American Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons-Fellow
Virginia Podiatric Medical Association
Honors and Awards
Voted 'Top Doc' by Northern Virginia Magazine 2013 and 2014
Norwell, Massachusetts Athletics Hall of Fame 2012
Chairman of Podiatry, Mary Washington Hospital 2006-2008, 2017
Chief Resident, Crozer-Keystone Health Systems 2003-2004
Academic Scholarship, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine 1997
Top Grossing Salesperson, C.H. Robinson 1995-1997
Winner of Sales Contest, Advanced Data Reprographics 1990
Football Scholarship, Four Years at Boston College 1985-1989
Pediatric Tarsal Coalition Reconstructive Surgeries, Darby, PA 2002
Tarsal Coalition-Diagnosis and Treatment, Darby, PA 2002
Malignant Melanoma of the Lower Extremity, Springfield, PA 2002
Fibular Fractures-Management and Treatment, Springfield, PA 2003
Lower Tibial Fractures and Syndesmotic Injuries, Springfield, PA 2003
The Geriatric Foot and Ankle, Dover, DE 2004
Being a father and husband, writer of five novels, runner, cyclist, weight training


Fredericksburg Podiatrist Brett Chicko, DPM Foot & Ankle Specialist is a poidiatry office providing Meet the Doctor, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Fredericksburg, VA. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 22401 area and surrounding areas in Fredericksburg