Dr. Kevin S. Gavin, DPM

Dr. Kevin S. Gavin, DPM

Podiatric Surgery | Male | 49 years old

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Practice Description: Dr Gavin is a board certified foot and ankle surgeon who has been in private practice in Illinois since 1995. The Foot & Ankle Institute offers a full range of diagnotic services and treatment for all manner of foot and ankle problems for patients of all ages, with locations in Algonquin and Woodstock. Practice Philosophy Dr Gavin believes, first and foremost, in patient education. He believes that the better you understand your condition and treatment plan, the greater your chance for success. He prefers to makedecisions with his patients, not for them. Accessibility is another pillar of his practice style; He believes in being available for questions. If you forget to ask something while you're in, call with your question. Dr Gavin returns all calls personally when he is not with patients. He believes in healing with the least invasive approach when possible and surgery only when absolutely necessary. He believes inconstantly furthering his education through extensive reading and participation in continuing medical education seminars, and holds two teaching positions in surgical residency programs. At the Foot and Ankle Institute, Dr Gavin believes in providing the best care possible using the most up to date diagnostic technology and surgical techniques. If you have any questions for the doctor, visit our website at www.drkevingavin.com or call him directly at 847-458-1800 (Tues. & Fri.) or 815-338-6800 (Mon. & Thurs.), or email us at foot.ankle@sbcglobal.net We offer: On site Diagnostic Testing: * Doppler Bloodflow Studies * Xrays * Diagnostic Ultrasound, On site Physical Therapy, Laser treatment for Toenail Fungus, Laser treatment for Plantar Warts. Treatment for: Achilles tendonitis & Injuries/Ruptures Ankle Arthritis, Fractures, Instability, & Sprains Arthritis or Degenerative Joint Disease Athletes Foot Bunions Corns & Callouses Deformities Diabetic Footcare Dropfoot Fallen Arches Flat Feet Footcare for the Elderly Foreign Bodies Fractures Fungal Nail Ganglion Cysts Gout Haglunds Deformity (Painful Bump on back of the Heel) Hallux Limitus (Stiff Painful Big Toe) Hammertoes Heel Pain and Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Limb Length Inequality Lumps & Bumps Nail Problems Neuromas Neuritis Neuropathy Orthotic Devices Paralysis Peripheral Vascular Disease Plantar Warts Raynauds Disease/Phenomenon (Cold Feet) Shin Splints Skin Disorders Slip & Fall Injuries Sports Medicine Sprains/Strains Swelling Tailors Bunions Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Trauma Tumors Work Related InjuriesRead more

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Dr. Gavin's Care Philosophy

Practice Description: Dr Gavin is a board certified foot and ankle surgeon who has been in private practice in Illinois since 1995. The Foot & Ankle Institute offers a full range of diagnotic services and treatment for all manner of foot and ankle problems for patients of all ages, with locations in Algonquin and Woodstock. Practice Philosophy Dr Gavin believes, first and foremost, in patient education. He believes that the better you understand your condition and treatment plan, the greater your chance for success. He prefers to makedecisions with his patients, not for them. Accessibility is another pillar of his practice style; He believes in being available for questions. If you forget to ask something while you're in, call with your question. Dr Gavin returns all calls personally when he is not with patients. He believes in healing with the least invasive approach when possible and surgery only when absolutely necessary. He believes inconstantly furthering his education through extensive reading and participation in continuing medical education seminars, and holds two teaching positions in surgical residency programs. At the Foot and Ankle Institute, Dr Gavin believes in providing the best care possible using the most up to date diagnostic technology and surgical techniques. If you have any questions for the doctor, visit our website at www.drkevingavin.com or call him directly at 847-458-1800 (Tues. & Fri.) or 815-338-6800 (Mon. & Thurs.), or email us at foot.ankle@sbcglobal.net

We offer: On site Diagnostic Testing: * Doppler Bloodflow Studies * Xrays * Diagnostic Ultrasound, On site Physical Therapy, Laser treatment for Toenail Fungus, Laser treatment for Plantar Warts.

Treatment for: Achilles tendonitis & Injuries/Ruptures Ankle Arthritis, Fractures, Instability, & Sprains Arthritis or Degenerative Joint Disease Athletes Foot Bunions Corns & Callouses Deformities Diabetic Footcare Dropfoot Fallen Arches Flat Feet Footcare for the Elderly Foreign Bodies Fractures Fungal Nail Ganglion Cysts Gout Haglunds Deformity (Painful Bump on back of the Heel) Hallux Limitus (Stiff Painful Big Toe) Hammertoes Heel Pain and Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Limb Length Inequality Lumps & Bumps Nail Problems Neuromas Neuritis Neuropathy Orthotic Devices Paralysis Peripheral Vascular Disease Plantar Warts Raynauds Disease/Phenomenon (Cold Feet) Shin Splints Skin Disorders Slip & Fall Injuries Sports Medicine Sprains/Strains Swelling Tailors Bunions Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Trauma Tumors Work Related Injuries

Dr. Gavin'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

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

Education

  • Medical School
    Dr William M Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Chief Resident Edgewater Hospital Chicago, Il

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Northern Illinois University

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette 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 Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Laser Nail Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tenoplasty of Digital Tendon
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wound Care and Management