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We found 3 podiatrists who accept Aetna Medicare near Chicago, IL.

Syed Khalid Husain
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Wound Care, General Podiatry
680 N Lake Shore Drive; Suite 830
Chicago, IL

Dr. Syed Husain's areas of specialization are foot & ankle surgery, wound care, and general podiatry. Dr. Husain (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Polish. His areas of expertise include wounds. Dr. Husain's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Clinical interests: Wounds

Paras K Parekh
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2320 N Damen Avenue; Suite 1 F
Chicago, IL

Dr. Paras Parekh's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Parekh (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Gujarati. Dr. Parekh's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, sports injuries, and surgical procedures. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He completed his residency training at Michael Reese Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Parekh average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Parekh is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and United Healthcare PPO.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Diabetes, Sports Injuries, Wounds, Trauma

Gary M Kazmer
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
4103 W 26th Street
Chicago, IL

Dr. Gary Kazmer specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery and practices in Chicago, IL, Barrington, IL, and Elgin, IL. Patients gave Dr. Kazmer an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for residency. Dr. Kazmer is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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What is Podiatry?

Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with injuries and diseases of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. Caring for feet may seem simple at first glance, but podiatry combines elements of sports medicine, wound care, diabetic care, and pediatrics into one specialty.

Podiatrists examine and treat many minor conditions in their office. They may perform surgery at a hospital, and they may refer patients to other professionals for physical therapy or orthotics if needed.

Some of the conditions commonly seen by podiatrists include:
  • Sprains and fractures
  • Bunions
  • Heel pain and heel spurs
  • Hammer toes
  • Neuromas
  • Ingrown or infected toenails
  • Plantar warts
  • Corns and calluses
  • Structural issues of the foot

Pain in the feet and ankles is often neglected or seen as a normal part of daily life by patients, but keeping your feet healthy is a great way to maintain your mobility into old age. A podiatrist can help you keep moving comfortably.