Katherine M. Perscky, DPM
Dr. Perscky is a native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate degree at University of Delaware where she studied biology and participated in research through the department of Animal Science. She earned her degree at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine followed by a four year surgical residency at Temple University Hospital System.
During her residency, Dr. Perscky was extensively trained in foot and ankle medicine and surgery including trauma, reconstructive surgery, pediatrics, arthroscopy, diabetic management, as well as, general foot and ankle surgery. In her fourth year as Chief Resident, she had the opportunity to blend her passions through a medical surgical mission trip to Nicaragua serving underprivileged children and adults. This experience continues to offer inspiration and motivation in her career.
After returning to the home of her alma mater in 2011, Dr. Perscky has been committed to serving the community and strengthening the standard of care for her patients. She plays an active role in the Residency Education Committee at Christiana Care Hospital System. In 2013, she was awarded the “Educator of the Year” by the residency program. She is the Co-Director of “Fit Feet” for the Special Olympics of Delaware. She has also enjoyed volunteering for the Cancer Support Community of Delaware where she was the team podiatrist for the “Strides for Hope” team in 2013.
Dr. Perscky is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the Delaware Podiatric Medical Association, and the American Podiatric Medical Association. She maintains privileges at Christiana Care Hospital System and Saint Francis Hospital.
Outside of work, Dr. Perscky enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and travel. She is married with two young children and a dog. She loves outdoor adventures including hiking, running, and tennis. Together, Dr. Perscky and her husband have completed multiple Philadelphia Rock n’ Roll Half Marathons, a Tough Mudder, and a Spartan Race with aspirations to complete many more races.