Dr. Gary Friend, DPM

Dr. Gary Friend, DPM

Save

Podiatric Surgery | Male

12 reviews| Leave a review
You've got options
Here's a few other providers to consider
Narrow your results
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING

Learn about this doctor

Care Philosophy

Dr. Friend specializes in Podiatric Surgery and practices in Glenview, IL. He practices at 2 locations.

Are you Dr. Friend? Add your own statement here.

Read more

Dr. Friend's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Friend's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

11
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

4
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Friend

Dr. Friend accepts 8 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality
Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Friend has admitting privileges.

Dr. Friend's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friend to family and friends
4
based on 12 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Friend's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Highland Park, IL |
Wonderful pleasant doctor and great diagnostician.
in Northbrook, IL |
I highly recommend Dr. Friend. Nice man, careful listener, and skilled medical specialist. Corrected my hammertoe using a cutting-edge technology used by few, if any other Chicago-area podiatrists. This is an significant, operating-room procedure. Dr. Friend's surgical work completely eliminated the considerable pain I had previously felt when walking or running. Even better, I felt virtually no pain after the anesthetic wore off and throughout the 2-month recovery. Can't ask for more.
in Highland Park, IL |
Excellent clinician and diagnostician. Very personable
in Morton Grove, IL |
Dr Friend seemed to be guessing at what was causing my foot pain, using a process of elimination rather than diagnosing. Money is more important than anything else. I was sent a notice to come in. Even though it was sent in error Dr Friend looked at my shoes and had me walk in his hallway (all fine). Then he charged me as if it had not been a mistake on their part. I questioned it and did not receive my money back as staff would not verify with him. I guess they just know to collect the money.
in Arlington Heights, IL |
I spent over 45 minutes filling out paper work making sure the doctor would get his money. When I did see him he said that I had a wort on bottom of my foot, that he would take care of it. He open a small bottle and applied one drop of wort remover and I received a bill for 250 dollars after insurance paid there part. I came to get help with fugus which was on my toes, nothing else. I was not asked or told about this 250 dollar procedure. If I would of known that it would cost that much, no way.
in Round Lake Park, IL |
My heartfelt thanks to Dr. Friend for his unwavering dedication. Along with his talent, kind smiles and compassion he brought hope at a time when I was told I would have to live with pain and strong pain meds for the rest of my life. It is a frightening prospect being a patient and feeling tremendously helpless. Dr. Friend?s commitment to find a better answer, a better approach ended my pain completely. How can you thank someone appropriately for giving you back your life? Thank you Dr. Friend.
Have you seen Dr. Gary Friend, DPM?
Are you Dr. Friend?
Respond to your reviews and manage your personalized profile today!
Post your response

Compare Dr. Friend

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Friend's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Podiatric Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Friend does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Friend and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision