Medical Team

Amanda L. Brazis, DPM

Podiatry, Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle

Dr. Amanda L. Brazis, DPM, is one of the region’s most renown podiatrists, providing a full range of podiatric services and complex orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeries including total ankle replacements. Originally from the Northwest wide of Chicago, IL, Dr. Brazis graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biology at Loyola University in Chicago where she then pursued medical school at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Brazis pursued a surgical residency at Rush University in Chicago focusing on Foot and Ankle Surgery and Reconstruction.

Following medical school and surgical residency, Dr. Brazis joined Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) in 2014 until joining the Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois in 2021. Dr. Brazis and her husband, who is also a podiatrist in Southern Illinois, reside here with their two children.

Dr. Brazis continues to participate in research and training in surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions.

Professional Organizations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Illinois Podiatric Medical Association

Honors, Awards and Certifications

  • Board Qualified, Foot
  • Board Qualified, Reconstruction Rearfoot and Ankle
  • Licensed Podiatric Physician, State of Illinois

Practice Locations

Where Dr. Brazis practices

  • The Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois

    Herrin, IL

  • Southern Illinois Orthopedic Center (SIOC)

    Herrin, IL

  • SIH – Herrin Hospital

    Herrin, IL

  • SIH – Memorial Hospital of Carbondale

    Carbondale, IL

COVID-19 Precautions

We at Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality and safest orthopaedic care to the people of Southern Illinois.

In the interest of protecting our patients and employees, we have instituted the following procedures:

All patients will be screened according to CDC recommendations via telephone prior to their scheduled appointment date. These recommendations include screening for a fever, cough, shortness of breath. Upon arriving at any of our facilities, all people will be screen upon arrival.

We will not be allowing any visitors to accompany patients with the exception of a single parent accompanying a minor or a designated caregiver accompanying an impaired adult.

At this time, we will continue to provide full physician services in the office as well as physical and occupational therapy, imaging, pain management, and Urgent Care services for your urgent orthopaedic needs.

We are working closely with our hospital partners for the continued provision of urgent and emergent orthopaedic care.

Please remember to stay calm, stay smart, and if you are feeling ill, stay home.

Thank you,
The Physicians and Staff of Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois.