Dr. Gary Kronen, MD

Dr. Gary Kronen, MD

Plastic Surgery of the Hand  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gary Kronen, MD is a hand plastic surgery specialist in Palos Hills, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in plastic surgery of the hand.

MidAmerica Orthopaedics

10330 S Roberts Rd

Palos Hills, IL 60465
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems

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Top Care Areas

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De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Kronen'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kronen "The mission of our practice is to provide the highest quality of care to our hand and upper extremity patients. Our physicians and staff believe that respect, compassion, communication and experience are paramount to earning your trust and confidence. Working together we will all achieve the best possible outcomes and results."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Tendon Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger

17  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion

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.


  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kronen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kronen to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kronen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Kronen is a thorough, highly skilled surgeon who is also a plastic surgeon, this makes all the difference. I saw him for 2 prior unsuccessful surgeries not done by him. I was not sure if anything could be done. Dr. Kronen did the 3rd surgery and it was a complete success! My surgical...more
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The girls at the front desk appear to be miserable...this is the first point of contact. I don't feel Dr Kronen had my best interest at heart. "Surgeons like to do surgery" stated so by the pt dept. At Mid America in Palos. Wish I would of went with my PCP first recommendation on who to see. I...more
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I had trigger thumb release surgery and Dr Kronen was on time, very professional, great bed side manners. The staff was excellent at Palos Surgery Center. The office and surgical center was beautiful.
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