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We found 3 podiatrists who accept PHCS PPO near Plainfield, IL.

Gaurav P Vajaria
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
24020 W. Riverwalk Court
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Gaurav Vajaria's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; he sees patients in Naperville, IL and Plainfield, IL. He trained at The University Hospital, Newark for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Vajaria include foot problems, foot reconstruction, and sports health. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Vajaria is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Reconstruction, Diabetes, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Paul T Basile
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
15722 S Rte 59; Building 140
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Paul Basile's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in foot reconstruction, sports health, and ankle reconstruction. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Basile honors. His residency was performed at Edgewater Hospital. Dr. Basile's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, United Hospital System, and Vista Health System.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Ankle Reconstruction, Foot Reconstruction

Christopher J Bailey
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
13520 S. Route 59; Suite 104
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Bailey works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon. His areas of expertise include sports health, reconstructive surgery, and wounds. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bailey is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wounds, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Trauma

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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.