Dr. Gregory Caronis, MD
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

AMG Orthopedics 100 Village Grn Ste 120 Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Get Directions

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I believe in taking the time to listen to my patents concerns and fears while I tailor a plan specific to them. I treat my patients as I would my own family.  

Biography

Dr. Caronis was raised in Mt. Prospect, Illinois. He and his wife Sheri currently reside in Libertyville with their three children, Alexander, Sophia, and Katherine. In his rare off time Dr. Caronis can be found at the gym working out. He also enjoys spending time with his family, playing with his children, and working in the yard. Dr. Caronis is the team physician for Grant High School in Fox Lake, Illinois.

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Dr. Caronis' Performance
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Patient Reviews (11)
in Glenview, IL |
I've taken all three of my kids to Dr. Caronis because of various sports injuries. He takes the time to listen and we have never felt that he rushed us. He patiently addressed all of our concerns. Dr. Caronis was able to diagnose and treat the injuries so my kids could get back to playing their sports pretty quickly. He's fantastic!! Thanks Dr. Caronis!!!
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I saw Dr. Caronis in Libertyville at the Condell Outpatient building. It is a very nice facility. I was seen right away. What most impressed me was how he acted towards me. My problem was with my foot and I had put it off a little because of embarrassment. He did not act disgusted, nor did he rush of to scrub his hands right away. He stayed right where he was and discussed things with me. He seemed knowledgable and took his time to access the problem. I would highly recommend this doctor.
in Vernon Hills, IL |
He has great empathy. He obviously is a top rated professional but is not arrogant. He listens and spells it all out in simplistic terms. I go regularly for a cortisone shot in an arthritic knee. He is the guy who does the shot, not an assistant. He's kept me playing soccer, skiing and hockey for 4 years after ACL surgery in the same knee!
in Libertyville, IL |
Dr. Caronis is fantastic. He truly cares about his patients and takes a consultative approach to care. I dislocated my knee and had several months of recovery and physical therapy. Dr. Caronis saw me immediately after the accident, working me in without an appointment. With the help of Dr. Caronis and his incredible team, I was able to make great strides in my recovery. I will always be grateful for their care and will recommend them to anyone!
in Lake Villa, IL |
From the very first appointment through to my last, Dr. Coronis has been amazing! He and his staff calmed my fears, managed my expectations and educated me and my family along the way. I had put off my ankle surgery for years trying to find the "right" doctor, and then I found Dr. Coronis. It has been about 13 months since my subtalar fusion, and I couldn't be happier. It has been life changing! I can now keep up with my kids & participate in life the way I used to. My quality of life is back!
in Libertyville, IL |
We have seen Dr. Caronis for everything from a sprain to a torn ACL. No matter the severity of the injury, Dr. Caronis always takes the time to make sure we are comfortable and confident with the plan of action/treatment. His patience, knowledge, and bedside manner are superior and I would recommend him without hesitation to anyone in need of orthopedic care.
in Libertyville |
I have been seeing Dr. Caronis for many years and have always been pleased with the staff and service that I have received.
Libertyville, IL |
Dr. Caronis is one of the very rare physicians who combines his obvious clinical knowledge with an outstanding bedside manner. He was able to quickly diagnose my condition and patiently and thoroughly explain the necessary treatment. I felt that he truly cared about me and that he would not leave the room until all of my questions were answered. I would recommend Dr. Caronis without reservation to anyone seeking orthopedic care.
Mettawa, IL |
Dr. Caronis has put me back together twice. He is trustworthy, compassionate, intelligent, and skilled in surgery. I highly recommend that you see him for whatever ails you. He will help you feel better and recover fully so you can get back to your regular activities.
Libertyville, IL |
Dr. Caronis is very caring. He listens to you, provides excellent information relative to your condition, and doesn't rush off to get to the next patient. When I've run into him outside the office, he always asks specifically how my condition is; he saw me limping and recommended I come in for a cortisone shot. I never like to "pounch" on a doctor and get "free" consultations, so it's really thoughtful of him when he actually wants to know how I'm progressing since the last time he saw me.
in Libertyville, IL |
Dr. Caronis guided me through 2 years of decision-making. He encouraged me to consider all options and we made decisions based on my personal circumstances and timeline, which was filled with family/work commitments...I didn't have time for surgery, let alone a long recovery! Earlier this year, Dr. Caronis performed the ankle fusion....this summer, I hiked in Acadia National Park, navigated the busy NYC sidewalks, and walked the Freedom Trail in Boston. A year ago, I couldn't walk a city block!
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Dr. Caronis says...

Dr. Caronis was raised in Mt. Prospect, Illinois. He and his wife Sheri currently reside in Libertyville with their three children, Alexander, Sophia, and Katherine. In his rare off time Dr. Caronis can be found at the gym working out. He also enjoys spending time with his family, playing with his children, and working in the yard. Dr. Caronis is the team physician for Grant High School in Fox Lake, Illinois.

Dr. Caronis' Care Philosophy

I believe in taking the time to listen to my patents concerns and fears while I tailor a plan specific to them. I treat my patients as I would my own family.  

Dr. Caronis says...

My greatest areas of interest are foot and ankle problems, fractures, worker's compensation injuries and general orthopaedics. In addition to completing a rigorous orthopaedic surgery residency, I received subspecialty training in reconstructive surgery for complex foot and ankle problems. These  include arthritis, deformities,diabetic foot deformities, flat feet, bunions, and neuromas. I treat sports related problems including heel pain, ankle instability, sprains, and tendon injuries using the most modern techniques, including ankle arthroscopy. Dr. Caronis has a great interest in total ankle replacement.

Another interest is the treatment of fractures. I am often able to treat many of these without surgery, whenI use casts or braces. When necessary I can repair fractures using the most current surgical techniques and methods, using plates, rods, screws, and external fixators.

I also enjoy performing arthroscopic procedures of the knee on a frequent basis.

Dr. Caronis says...

I perform all kinds of reconstructive surgery in the foot and ankle.  These include ankle replacement and flatfoot corrective surgery.  I perform surgery to stabilize unstable ankle and commonly repair torn tendons, including the Achilles.  I perform bunion correction, ankle fusions and mid foot fusions.  

I am a member of my hospital's orthopedic trauma team.  I repair fractures throughout the body including those involving  the ankle, leg (tibia), knee, thigh (femur), hip, wrist, forearm, elbow, upper arm and shoulder.

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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
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthropathy Associated With Bacterial Disease
  • Arthropathy Associated With Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Arthropathy Associated With Viral Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Gouty Arthropathy
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hemophilic Arthropathy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Cancer
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cancer
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Toe Fractures
  • Transient Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Southern Illinois University Hospitals

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    So Il University School Of Med

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Amputation
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Tibial Tendon Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Calcaneal Osteotomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hardware Removal
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Metatarsal Osteotomy
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Osteotomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Repair
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate