Your first visit to DM Foot and Ankle Associates establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page.Directions and New Patient Forms are available to be printed and filled out prior to your visit. This will save you some time at your first visit.
What to expect
During the first visit, we obtain important background information regarding your medical and surgical history. In order to help us better understand your condition, please bring the following to your first appointment:
- Completed Patient Forms (in the links below)
- Insurance Card(s) and ID
- Referral Form (if required)
- List of all prescription and over-the-counter medication that you currently take
- Pertinent medical and surgical history information
- X-ray films and reports relevant to your condition (however we have on-site x-rays in the office)
Providing comprehensive, quality footcare for the entire family.
In order to achieve our goals we strive to:
- Listen to those we are privileged to serve
- Earn the trust and respect of patients and professionals
- Exceed our patient’s expectations
- Create a compassionate, professional environment
- Seek excellence in all levels of patient care
- Work together on your personalized treatment plan
You now have an alternative. Our medical questionnaire forms can be downloaded and filled out from the comfort of your own home by using the secured links below. Being well prepared for your appointment will ensure that we have all the necessary information to provide the best possible care for you. It will also help reduce any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. So take some time to review our website and meet our doctors.
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Use our patient portal to access your charts, upcoming appointments, make payments online, and begin registration:
Please call our office to verify acceptance of your insurance carrier if you are unsure of coverage.
We are in-network with the AMITA Healthcare Network.
Our office accepts and is in-network with most PPO insurances and Medicare, including but not limited to:
- Amita Healthcare Network HMO Plan
- BlueCross BlueShield
- United Health Care
- Care Credit
- Affordable self-pay pricing
- We are located in the Derby Plaza Development near the corner of McCarthy Road (W 123rd St) and Derby Road just west of the corner of Archer Avenue (route 171) and McCarthy Road in Lemont, IL
- From I 55: Take Kingery Road (route 83) exit South. Continue straight onto Archer Avenue (route 171) to Derby Road. Head north-west on Derby Road (right turn) to the entrance of Derby Plaza on the left hand side of the street. Turn left into the development and proceed to office address behind retail center.
- From I 355: Take 127th St exit and head east to Archer Ave. Head north on Archer Ave. (left on Archer Ave). Head north- west on Derby Rd (left turn) to the entrance of Derby Plaza on the left side. Turn left into the development and proceed to office address behind the retail center.