Dr. Kevin Gavin, DPM

Dr. Kevin Gavin, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Kevin Gavin, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Algonquin, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Dr William M Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1993 and specializes in podiatric surgery, sports medicine, and more.

1219 S Main St

Algonquin, IL 60102

Contact Information

(847) 458-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 95% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers
Stress Fracture of Foot
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gavin "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"

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3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gavin does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • 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

42  Procedures

  • 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 and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • 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 and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tenoplasty of Digital Tendon
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wound Care and Management
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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.


  • Northern Illinois University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Dr William M Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Chief Resident Edgewater Hospital Chicago, Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Kevin Gavin, DPM
Dr. Gavin has help my family for several years now. He is very knowledgeable and thorough. He has given me peace of mind with the care he has provided for my father-in-law who needs diabetic care for circulation, 84 years old with type 1 diabetes and still has both feet and walking on his own! Dr....Read More
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Beth in Downers Grove, IL – Feb 11, 2018
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Dr Kevin Gavin and his staff are OUTSTANDING! Great care is made to make sure your appointment time is honored. Everyone is very polite, cheerful and compassionate. Dr. Gavin studies all the latest developments in podiatry and has all the latest equipment. He goes out of way to make sure your...Read More
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Bill Hoidas in Cary, IL – May 19, 2017
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Dr. Gavin is the BEST podiatrist on this planet in my opinion. He has a wonderful bedside manner. His staff at his Algonquin & Woodstock locations also have a wonderful bedside manner. I had plantar fasciitis. I no longer have plantar fasciitis because of Dr. Gavin. His treatment (surgery) was a...Read More
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SL Thurow in Algonquin, IL – Apr 25, 2017
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If you are tired of the typical doctors and their associated mumbo-jumbo - treat yourself to a refreshing departure from the "norm". From the staff who genuinely welcomes you and treats your appointment with respect all the way to a doctor who listens and explains treatment options in...Read More
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Barrington, IL – Apr 18, 2017
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I have used Dr. Gavin for many years and found him to be courteous, professional, and pleasure to work with. And a wonderful staff as well. I feel his knowledge and experience showed in how quickly he can correctly diagnose problems and get the results I needed..
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John in Batavia – Apr 13, 2017
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