Dr. Walter A. Alm, DPM

Dr. Walter A. Alm, DPM


Podiatry | Male | 65 years old

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My philosophy is very simple, it's golden rule medicine, "I try to treat all patients as I would want to...Read more

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in Mount Prospect, IL |
He is a wonderful doctor. Patient and kind. You can just tell he really cares about you. If you need a podiatrist this is your doctor. Look no further.
in Barrington il |
Dr Alm is a very compassionate and honest Doctor. I would no one but him.
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    Dr. Alm says...

    My philosophy is very simple, it's golden rule medicine, "I try to treat all patients as I would want to be treated myself"

    I try to be caring, comprehensive and informative.  I always try to explain options as to care available, and then select treatment the treatment that suits that individual patients needs best.  I take time with each patient, I see no more than 2 or 3 patients per hour.

    I currently serve as the Chief of the Department of Surgery at Advocate Sherman Hospital, 7/1/2014-7/1/2016

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

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

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      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    • 0

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

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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

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    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Bunion
    • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Deformities
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Injuries
    • Foot Sprain
    • Foot and Ankle Disorders
    • Hammer Toe
    • Heel Pain
    • Heel Spur
    • Ingrown Toenail
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Stress Fracture of Foot


    • Medical School
      Illinois College Of Podiatric Medicine

      Graduated in 1976

    • Internship Hospital
      Northlake Community Hospital

      Completed in 1976

    • Residency Hospital
      Northlake Community Hospital

      Completed in 1978

    • Undergraduate School
      Northern Illinois University

      Graduated in 1972

    • Other Education
      Post Doctoral Master Of Science, Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine

      Completed in 1981

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Podiatry

    Procedures Performed

    • Bunion Surgery
    • Foot Surgery
    • Hammer Toe Repair
    • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
    • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
    • Nail Avulsion and Excision