About Thomas Childress, DPM

Podiatry in Louisville, Leitchfield, Elizabethtown and Shepherdsville, KY and Clarksville, Corydon and Jeffersonville, IN

Thomas Childress, DPM

Thomas Childress, DPM, has decades worth of experience in the medical field. He provides expert care to patients at Louisville Foot and Ankle Specialists. The practice has offices in Louisville, Leitchfield, Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Fern Creek, and Jeffersonville, Kentucky.

Along with running a successful private practice, Dr. Childress is also the associate medical director of the foot and ankle surgery training program at Norton Audubon Hospital in Lousiville, Kentucky. This program has successfully trained some of the best and brightest minds in podiatry today. 

Dr. Childress is a Louisville native, having attended Pleasure Ridge Park High School. He graduated from the University of Louisville in Kentucky with honors. Then, he obtained his medical degree with highest honors from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, a part of Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. After graduating, Dr. Childress completed a three-year foot and ankle residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. 

Dr. Childress is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is also a member of the Kentucky State Board of Podiatric Medicine, which is a position appointed by the Governor of Kentucky. 

Dr. Childress currently lives in St. Matthews, Kentucky. He is an avid snow skier. When not working, he enjoys running and cycling. 

Dr. Childress has two sons in college, one at the University of Kentucky and the other at the University of Louisville. The family enjoys spending time together and traveling. Dr. Childress also enjoys thoroughbred horse racing and has had a horse run in the 2010 Kentucky Derby.