Dr. Brian Toolan, MD

Dr. Brian Toolan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Brian Toolan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5841 S Maryland Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Toolan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Toolan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • 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
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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26  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hospital Joint Dis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Wa Harborview Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Toolan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Toolan's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Toolan to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Toolan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a thorough body assessment from a female resident from his team. But Dr Tolon was not impressive. He barely spent any time with my hudband and I. He acted as if it was an inconvenience to even see me. It wasn't his words it was his actions. We drove 6 hours for not an answer but atleast a...more
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I didn't like the answers Dr. Toolan gave me but he was spot on. He recommended against surgery and gave me a course of treatment that worked.
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He is,the finest foot and ankle surgeon ever.....skilled, kind, thorough...everything anyone would want in a dictor, in a surgeon....THE BEST
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Dr. Toolan has been an excellent surgeon. I think my surgery went really well and I'm very happy with the overall outcome. His has a really awesome nurse, Jackie, who is very responsive and super nice. I have had not had any issues getting questions answered or feeling like I wasn't getting...more
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