European Foot & Ankle Clinic

We can help you! For your first evaluation and resolution to your concerns please visit us at any of our 4 Chicago land locations , call today (773)205-0106. We speak English, Spanish, Polish and Russian.


David Gelbmann, DPM

Dr. David Gelbmann is a board certified (ABFAS & ABPM) podiatric physician and surgeon who specializes in treating all ailments of the foot, ankle and leg. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing who takes a special interest in the healing of complicated wounds of the lower extremity. His other areas of focus are treatment of chronic foot and leg pain, as well as sports medicine.

Dr. Gelbmann is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with dual degrees in molecular biology and biology. He attended the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine. Afterward, he completed an intense 3-year surgical residency at one of Detroit’s largest and busiest hospitals — St. John Hospital and Medical Center. While a resident, he performed 2-5 foot and ankle surgeries per day under the tutelage of over 40 of Detroit’s best foot and ankle doctors. Following residency, he settled in Vernon Hills, as an associate in a private practice, before he settled in Chicago.

In his free time, Dr. Gelbmann enjoys running, softball, and spending time with his wife and young children. He also volunteers yearly in the medical tent at the Chicago Marathon and other Midwest running events.

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