Dr. George Holmes, MD

Dr. George Holmes, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(36)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Holmes, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Westchester, IL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Holmes is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center.

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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Care Philosophy

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 Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

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
3.5
based on 36 total reviews (7 with comments)
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 (7)
in Bloomington, IL |
Dr Holms is an excellent foot doctor. He has the experience and knowledge far superior than most in his field. We appreciated he took time to answer questions (I usually have a lot). His staff is professional, and really nice to deal with. Dr Holms has been on time for our appointments and sometimes early. I love that they text and email your next appointment to you. I would totally recommend him to others without hesitation. I will be going back someday to him for surgery on my other foot
in Niles, IL |
Dr Holmes was very relaxed, informative, and understanding. He did not rush the process nor did he dismiss any of my concerns. He didn't push for any extra services and you can tell he was genuinely focused on my concerns rather than trying to make some quick money. In all, Dr Holmes in my opinion is one of a kind; his knowledge and patience seem to strongly define him as a physician.
Hinsdale, IL |
Kind, compassionate, and extremely knowledgable. Has performed surgeries on three members of our family. I have recommended him to many satisfied friends.
in Chicago, IL |
My time with Dr. Holmes has been everything you'd want it to be. Moreover, the team of doctors he has assembled to help support him and his patients is top notch. They genuinely care about each patient, are willing to be completely honest with you, and simply love what they do. I feel very blessed to have Dr. Holmes, Dr. Clayton, and Dr. Byrnes overseeing my health/well being. Thank you for all you do.
in Glen Ellyn, IL |
My experience with Dr. Holmes was the best experience I have ever had with a doctor or surgeon. It was very apparent how much he genuinely cared about me. He explained everything so that I could understand it and took more time with me to ease any worries than I have ever had with a doctor. He called the night before surgery and the day after surgery just to say hi and see how I was doing and if I had any questions. Don't hesitate--see Dr. Holmes. He is the best out there!
in River Forest, IL |
Very knowledgable & caring.
Des Plaines, IL |
I was hesitant to attend my appointment after reading reviews on Dr. Holmes, but he was very kind, honest, apologetic about the wait time, and explained my condition very well so I could understand. He also made me feel very comfortable and more relaxed about my condition, and even offered to take pictures of my xray's on the computer so I can compare them in a year or so. I highly recommend him!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Holmes accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Holmes has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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