Dr. Gary Friend, DPM

Dr. Gary Friend, DPM

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Dr. Gary Friend, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Glenview, IL. He specializes in podiatric surgery.

2501 Compass Rd Ste 120

Glenview, IL 60026

Contact Information

(847) 234-5095

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Nail Avulsion and Excision
very high
more than 91% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 91% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Friend's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Friend does not have any board certifications listed.

11  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

2  Procedures

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

Education data for Dr. Friend is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Friend has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Friend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friend's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friend to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Friend's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Wonderful pleasant doctor and great diagnostician.
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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