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Welcome to Advanced Foot and Ankle Specialists, Dr. Ochwat, D.P.M.

At Advanced Foot and Ankle Specialists Dr. Gary Ochwat, Dr. Craig Halihan, Dr. Matthew Krouse, Dr. Benjamin Palmer specialize in bunions deformities, toenail fungus, corns, heel pain, diabetic wound care, foot surgery among several others. We have 4 convenient locations in Elgin, IL. Schaumburg, IL. Huntley, IL & Chicago, IL. For more call us today. We are open 6 days a week! Book an appointment online.

Your feet are the foundation to your body, and when you are having problems and pain with your feet, it can affect every aspect of your life. If your feet hurt and you are suffering from a chronic foot problem, you deserve more than temporary comfort. There are new and alternative methods of treatment, which provide long term, and many times care-free comfort for relief of foot pain.

Looking for Immediate Care?

Convenient, same day urgent care for foot and ankle injuries, wounds/infections, sprains, and fractures available during regular office hours.

The foot surgeons at Advanced Foot and Ankle Specialists understand and can help by providing innovative, comprehensive care. Our experience and truly state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment enable us to deliver comfortable, high-quality care to our patients. Our friendly physicians work with you to understand your habits and can help you maintain and improve your health. Our highly-trained professionals are dedicated to giving you the individualized attention that you need.

Some of our podiatric services include:

  • Advanced Bunion Treatment
  • Heel Pain Treatment
  • Laser Toenail Fungus Treatment
  • Diabetic Wound Treatment
  • Corn Removal
  • Callus Removal
  • Corrective and Reconstructive Foot and Ankle surgery
  • Ankle injuries and sprains
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Joint Replacement

Comfortable and Convenient

Only a highly experienced Board-Certified Podiatrist can help make your foot care comfortable and bring you the healing that you need. Our foot surgeons are conveniently located near Elgin, South Elgin, Gilberts, Dundee, West Dundee, Pingree Grove, Hampshire, Crystal Lake, Carpentersville, Cary, Algonquin, McHenry,Sleepy Hollow, Marengo, Hoffman Estates, Hanover Park, Schaumburg, Bartlett, Barrington, Streamwood, Huntley, Woodstock, Lake in the Hills, Elmwood Park, River Grove, Harwood Heights, and Norridge Illinois, Chicago Montclare and Chicago Dunning neighborhoods.

Immediate Care

If you have an urgent issue, we are available and here to help. Call us so that we can work you into our schedule.

Patient Reviews & Feedback

This is the best experience I have ever had with a foot specialist. My friend and her husband goes to him and she recommended his office. Dr. Ochwat is really on the ball. Not only does he take the time to listen to your concerns, his staff try’s to accommodate you by working with you on…
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Nicki Q

I was referred to another doctor for a second opinion after I had one foot surgery. Unfortunately that doctor passed away and his practice was covered by a couple of different doctors while it was being sold. That’s how I came to be a patient of AFAS. I really like the practice. Everyone that works there are so friendly and helpful… Read more

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Sally P.

The doctors and staff treat you with courtesy and respect. They make you feel comfortable and are always available to answer questions. I would highly recommend Advanced Foot and Ankle. I am very pleased with the results of my bunion surgery.

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Cathryn S