Dr. Timothy Kruse, DPM

Dr. Timothy Kruse, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Timothy Kruse, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from New York College Of Podiatric Medicine in 2001 and specializes in podiatric surgery, podiatry, and more.Read his story

750 N Franklin St Ste 102

Chicago, IL 60654

Contact Information

(312) 280-7886

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
more than 88% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Kruse'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.

Dr. Kruse's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kruse "Dr. Timothy Kruse is a dedicated and personable podiatrist who specializes in both surgical and nonsurgical foot and ankle problems. In addition to general podiatric issues such as bunions, hammertoes, and ingrown toenails, Dr. Kruse handles diabetic foot care, sports injuries, and wound care and makes custom orthotics. As the owner of Northside Foot & Ankle, he trained extensively in foot and ankle surgeries and has been practicing in Chicago for more than a decade. With convenient locations in both River North and Evanston, Dr. Kruse is accessible to his patients on evenings and Saturdays in addition to traditional business hours. He does everything possible to accommodate his patients' needs and ensure their comfort. Dr. Kruse was rated as one of the best podiatrists in Chicago by the Opencare community in 2015."
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4  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kruse does not have any board certifications listed.

14  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Hammer Toe
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Warts

3  Procedures

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty

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.


  • Olivet Nazarene University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Wycoff Heights Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kruse has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kruse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kruse's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kruse to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kruse's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Could not be happier with Dr. Kruse! Not only did he help with my issue, he is also super friendly and took as much time as I needed to ramble on about my issues. I have already recommended him to people and I JUST saw him! Great doctor and great office!
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