Dr. George Holmes, MD

Dr. George Holmes, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(47)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Holmes, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Westchester, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2450 Wolf Rd Ste F

Westchester, IL 60154

Contact Information

(312) 361-2111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
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more than 27% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
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more than 16% of peers
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
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more than 12% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Holmes I know that medicine is stressful for patients. So I think one of the goals for my staff is to put patients at ease so they can then process the information that we're trying to impart to them. Most patients come with either two problems: one pain and the other dysfunction. They can't walk. They can't do the activities they want to do. So the primary goal is to reduce their pain and increase their function. And so we have a dialogue to find the best way that we can integrate that approach to their lifestyle. So for one patient it may be a new pair of shoes. For another patient it may be a surgical intervention. And it may not be the same for each patient. So we like to go over what the appropriate treatment options are and try to fit that to each individual patient.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
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Procedures

  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Boston Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Merritt Hospital (Affiliated U.C.S.F.)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holmes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holmes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holmes to family and friends
3.9
based on 47 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Holmes' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Holmes is a doctor who is conservative in his approach. He is extremely knowledgeable in his field. He actually talks to patents like human beings, is good at explain ing issues and solutions. He allows enough time with each patent so you never feel rushed. EXCELLENT!
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Outstanding physician who takes the time to explain your diagnosis and treatment plan so you are comfortable with management of your condition.
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Personable, sympathetic, explained my issue and treatment understandably.
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He was very professional and help me out with my injury because I am an athlete they are taking the best care of me!
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Professional, informative, caring, very nice demeanor.
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