Dr. William Baylis, DO

Dr. William Baylis, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. William Baylis, DO is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Palos Heights, IL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.Read his story

7600 W College Dr Ste 3

Palos Heights, IL 60463

Contact Information

(708) 361-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Baylis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baylis "Dr. Baylis is an orthopaedic surgeon who has been a practicing partner at Parkview Orthopaedic Group since 1994. His subspecialty training is in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. At Parkview, Dr. Baylis treats a wide variety of upper extremity injuries—most commonly nerve compression problems, such as carpal tunnel; tendonitis problems, such as trigger digits; and general trauma. Dr. Baylis very passionate about what he does, and is committed to partnering with each patient in his or her care."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baylis "I believe it's imperative that there is cooperation between patient and doctor. This is key to getting the best clinical outcome for every patient."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Accessory Navicular Bone
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Claw Toe
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Hyperextension
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tricep Muscle Strain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Sprain
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49  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • 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
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Finger Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Ankle Fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Wrist Fracture
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
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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

  • University Of Connecticut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Associated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Associated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Christine M. Kleinert Institute For Hand and Microsurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baylis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Baylis' Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baylis to family and friends
20 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Baylis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Baylis performed carpel tunnel surgery in May 2016. I have since healed scar less, painless, and can resume my normal duties as a Motor Truck Driver. Dr. Baylis has a great patient caring manner. He is prompt on his appointments, and is willing to spend time explaining procedures and potential...more
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