I had a wonderful experience at Gelbmann podiatry. Dr. Gelbmann is an incredibly kind, thorough and knowledgeable physician... I am beyond pleased with the results of my treatment here. I strongly recommend Gelbmann Podiatry.
Welcome To Gelbmann Podiatry
Gelbmann Podiatry is a trusted and respected source for comprehensive foot and ankle care in the West Town and Near Southside areas in Chicago, Illinois. David Gelbmann, DPM, Tanvi Kadakia, DPM, and the highly experienced team diagnose and treat ingrown toenails, Achilles tendonitis, arthritis, flat feet, bunions, hammertoe, heel pain, and other podiatry conditions, injuries, and diseases.
The Gelbmann Podiatry clinics feature high tech equipment, including digital X-ray, ultrasound, and 3D scanner for orthotics inserts and custom braces. The doctors of podiatric medicine at Gelbmann Podiatry perform conservative and advanced treatments on-site in their two offices and offer minimally invasive same-day foot and ankle surgery when needed.
Gelbmann Podiatry offers effective foot care products for home use, including HempNesic® CBD gel and prescription-strength Bako lotions and creams, at both of their office locations.
Patients in Chicago rely on the Gelbmann Podiatry team for superior foot and ankle care. At this time, they’re welcoming new patients. Call the nearest office or schedule an appointment online today.
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Did you know the average person takes about 10,000 steps every day? That is a lot of stress on your feet! And when you consider the array of surfaces and inclines that people walk on, you can see how foot pain can be a common ailment.
David B Gelbmann, DPM
Board-certified podiatric physician and surgeon David Gelbmann, DPM, specializes in treating all ailments of the foot, ankle, and leg at Gelbmann Podi...Read More
David B Gelbmann, DPMBoard-certified podiatric physician and surgeon David Gelbmann, DPM, specializes in treating all ailments of the foot, ankle, and leg at Gelbmann Podiatry, with two locations in the Near Southside and West Town neighborhoods of Chicago, Illinois. He has a special interest in the healing of complicated wounds of the lower extremity, the treatment of chronic foot and leg pain, and sports medicine. Dr. Gelbmann graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with dual degrees in molecular biology and biology before attending the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. Afterward, he completed an intense three-year surgical residency at one of Detroit’s largest and busiest hospitals, St. John Hospital and Medical Center. While he was a resident, he performed 2-5 foot and ankle surgeries per day under the tutelage of Detroit’s best foot and ankle doctors. Following his residency, he moved to Vernon Hills, Illinois, and worked as an associate in private practice before settling in Chicago. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a surgical attending physician and is on staff at Northwestern and Weiss Memorial Hospitals. . In addition, he has published several papers and is a three-time participant and author in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Scientific Literature Review. He is on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Weiss Memorial Hospital. In his free time, Dr. Gelbmann enjoys running, playing softball, and spending time with his wife and young children. He also volunteers yearly in the medical tent at the Chicago Marathon and other running events in the Midwest. Voted Top Doctor In Illinois! - Read Article
Tanvi Kadakia, DPM
Tanvi Kadakia, DPM, is a Foot & Ankle Surgeon practicing at Gelbmann Podiatry, with two locations in the South Loop and West Town neighborhoods of Chi...Read More
Tanvi Kadakia, DPMTanvi Kadakia, DPM, is a Foot & Ankle Surgeon practicing at Gelbmann Podiatry, with two locations in the South Loop and West Town neighborhoods of Chicago. She was born and raised in Chicago and attended Loyola University Chicago obtaining degrees in Biology and Psychology. She graduated from Temple University of Podiatric Medicine and completed an intensive reconstructive foot and ankle surgical residency at Ascension St. John Hospital where she served as chief resident. She is proficient with foot and ankle reconstruction and has extensive training in treating severe bunions, hammertoes, and other forefoot deformities. She uses an individual patient-centered approach to address specific treatments to meet her patients’ needs. She specializes in comprehensive foot and ankle needs, including sports medicine, tendonitis, fractures, arthritis, wound care, heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, nerve pain, limb salvage. During her free time, Dr. Kadakia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking and traveling.
Dr. Gelbmann is extremely caring and professional. He follows up after treatment to check on how a patient is doing. He has great bedside manner and is an all around down to Earth doctor. Highly recommend! Thank you Dr. Gelbmann!
This is the best foot doctor I by far have ever been to. He is patient & he listens. He also cares. I give him 5 stars for sure?. Nice staff very clean Establishment. I love this place
As much as I'm reluctant to see a Dr. or making apts. Dr. Gelbman reassures me n always makes it as painless as possible.. For that I'm eternally greatful. His professionalism n compassion is top notch.. I'm in awe.
First time meeting him was everything we heard about Nice, professional,informative i felt very comfortable about the service my husband and i received. Thank Dr David
Best service! Everyone there is so lovely and welcoming. As a patient I have been taken well care of and am happy I found this office.
... Dr. Gelbmann is the best. He fixed a problem I had with my feet for many years by the second visit. He has a great spirit and a willingness to solve the problem. I am so grateful to be his patient. I encourage anyone with problems with their feet to go see him you will be walking and feeling better in no time. Sincere thanks.
Get In TouchGelbmann Podiatry
South Michigan Avenue Office
Call Us: (312) 880-0067
West Chicago Avenue Office
Call Us: (312) 243-3330
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM