Dr. Anish Kadakia, MD

Dr. Anish Kadakia, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
23 reviews

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  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kadakia specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Chicago, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Average wait time
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Patient Reviews (9)
in Elmhurst, IL |
Dr. Kadakia is the most confident and positive doctor I met throughout a very rough time my mother experienced. Dr. Kadakia was positive about fixing my mother's ankle and getting her to walk again – not to mention that he saved her foot after inept and negligent care by a different doctor at another hospital. ! He has the knowledge and skill to back up his confidence. My mother was left in a terrible situation and Dr. Kadakia saved her foot, her life and her happiness.
in Sycamore, IL |
Dr. Kadakia was heaven-sent. I had received surgery from another doctor to correct my flat feet and several other issues and that doctor botched the surgery. Dr. Kadakia fixed the previous mistakes, my original issues, and did a phenomenal job. He is extremely skilled and experienced and did exactly the right amount of work necessary. He made me feel comfortable and always treated me respectfully. He's also very funny and has great style! I trust him completely.
in Oak Park, IL |
Dr. Kadakia is the doctor you need to see for lower leg pain, period. I came to see him after my first podiatrist did not find multiple stress fractures in my foot. I continued to run, until I could not take the pain and sought a second opinion. He found the stress fractures, and did exactly what he said. I completed two marathons this year and back in the game that I love. Northwestern has state of the set imaging, a research hospital, excellent staff. Don't waste your time elsewhere, as I did.
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Kadakia KNOWS his orthopedics! He knew what was wrong with me before getting a MRI, but we needed the MRI to proceed with surgery. He fixed me! He is straightforward as much as he is kind. I appreciate BOTH. Absolutely fantastic surgeon in every way!
in Ann Arbor, mi |
Dr Kadakia is an excellent surgeon, I am forever greatful for his talents. I thought I was going to end up in a wheelchair the rest of my life. Highly recommend
Wheaton, IL |
I would put zero stars but it will not let me. I was 30 minutes early to my appointment and still waited over an hour. I was told to get some x-rays done even before I saw the doctor so I did only to go it to another waiting room and waited another 20 minutes. Not seeing anyone to ask what was going on I left without seeing the doctor. The office staff is rude and uncaring about your time.
in Chicago, IL |
I was directed to Dr. Kadakia via an emergency break, he was thankfully direct about expectations of how fast I could recover after surgery. He and his staff were exceptionally efficient, respectful and from the comments of my physical therapist he has done an wonderful job in surgery and fixing a place in my ankle. In 3 months I'm as active and mobile as before the accident. I am very happy with his services and would direct any family and friends to use his services.
Chicago, IL |
Zero rating after the horrific experience with this Dr! Thankfully, a relative witnessed his rude and EXTREMELY unprofessional behavior, which we passed onto others in the field all of which were in shock. He was so unwilling to discuss his prognosis he shut me up by putting up his full arm, hand in my face, and stated, I wrote a book! Karma Anish Kadakia - when a colleague at East Bank asked about my injury she guessed his name before I could get out a full sentence about my experience.
Waited an hour after appointment time... then was told it would be a while because they were 30 minutes behind... well then I should have been seen 30 minutes ago! Complete disregard of my time and nobody really cared.. do yourself a favor and find a better doctor who will actually respect your time.
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Dr. Kadakia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


  • Medical School
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mercy Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection