Podiatrist in Chicago, IL

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, Ramsha Tanwir, 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.

We Welcome New Patients

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.

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Our Doctors

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...

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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 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 and American Board of Podiatric Surgery and board qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Gelbmann is a fellow of the American Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing and certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Basic Life Support. 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.

Ramsha A Tanwir, DPM

Ramsha Ali Tanwir, DPM, is a caring podiatrist serving patients at Gelbmann Podiatry, with two locations in the Near Southside and West Town neighborh...

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Ramsha A Tanwir, DPM

Ramsha Ali Tanwir, DPM, is a caring podiatrist serving patients at Gelbmann Podiatry, with two locations in the Near Southside and West Town neighborhoods of Chicago, Illinois. She provides a wide range of podiatric services to patients of all ages. Dr. Tanwir was raised in the suburbs of Chicago. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Tanwir then finished her medical education at Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, Illinois, before completing her surgical residency at Weiss Memorial Hospital. Dr. Tanwir takes a patient-centric approach to care. She focuses on developing a care plan that is personalized to each patient’s needs, goals, and lifestyle. 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. Tanwir enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and trying new restaurants.

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...

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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 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.

Testimonials

Dr Gelbmann is so nice and .kind to his patients..Very. good at what he do. Receptionist is very pleasant. I found me a good foot doctor. Will Recommend him

CHRISTINE

Dr Gelbmann was very helpful. He explains everything and answered all my questions.

MARGARET

It's a good place and very convenient

CYNTHIA

Dr. Gelbmann was very personable and conducted a thorough and competent assessment of my pain site. The office was stocked w/materials on hand for immediate use

RUBY

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Gelbmann Podiatry
 

Monday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Monday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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