Dr. Gary Friend, DPM

Dr. Gary Friend, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  |  
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(11)
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Dr. Gary Friend, DPM is a podiatric surgery doctor who practices in Glenview, IL.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
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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
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Procedures

  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friend to family and friends
3.9
based on 11 total reviews (5 with 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)

in Highland Park, IL |
Wonderful pleasant doctor and great diagnostician.
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Friend accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Friend has admitting privileges

Glenbrook Hospital
2100 Pfingsten Rd
Glenview, IL 60026
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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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