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Dr. David B Gelbmann, DPM
(Board-Certified Podiatric Physician and Surgeon)

Dr. David B Gelbmann, DPM is a board-certified podiatric physician and surgeon, specializes in treating all ailments of the foot, ankle, and leg.


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. He completed an intense three-year surgical residency at one of Detroit’s largest and busiest hospitals, St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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. 

Dr. David B Gelbmann, DPM

Dr. David B Gelbmann and the podiatry team at BG Medical Center are committed to providing you with exceptional ankle and foot care. We provide treatment for a full spectrum of conditions, including: 

  • Bunions

  • Corns

  • Calluses

  • Hammertoes

  • Diabetic Foot Care

  • Warts

  • Heel Spurs/Plantar Fasciitis

  • Ankle Instability

  • Flat Feet

  • Athlete's Foot

  • Achilles Tendonitis

  • Neuromas

  • Geriatric Foot Care

  • Ankle Sprains

  • Toenail Fungus

  • Peripheral Neuropathy


Dr. David B Gelbmann will take care of  measuring for and dispensing prefabricated and custom orthotic shoe inserts, ankle and foot braces, broken toes, sports injuries, ankle and foot braces, edema care, lymphedema pumps, routine foot care, sports medicine injections, compression stockings, diabetic shoes, open wounds, skin and soft tissue injuries, leg swelling, lymphedema, dropfoot, gait instability, ingrown nails, and chronic leg pain.

Dr. David B. Gelbmann is a well-known expert in minimally invasive foot surgery, bunion and hammertoe correction, removal of warts or other skin lesions, ingrown toenail removal, cutting and treatment of fungal toenails, removing corns and calluses. 

We are here to help our patients understand the full extent of their foot and ankle issues, with our focus being on providing great treatment coupled with great hospitality.

We accept most insurance plans, accept workman's compensation, and work with personal injury claims and motor vehicle accidents.

New patients are always welcome.

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Call us to schedule a consultation:
(847) 947-8444
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