New Patients

Your first visit to Hugar Foot & Ankle Specialists 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. You’ll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There’s also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.

New Patient Forms

Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in podiatric care.

To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession, and community.
  • Exceed your expectations.
  • Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.

What to expect

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarized yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.

Driving Directions

Hugar Foot Clinic is conveniently located near the intersection of North Avenue and Harlem Avenue in Elmwood Park. Our offices can be easily reached from the north, south and western suburbs, as well as most of Chicagoland, utilizing major roads and expressways if you are coming from a long distance.

Limited free parking is available at the rear of the building and should only be used during your visit with us. A few Handicapped parking spaces are also available on the North side of the building and may be used with proper permits. The main entrance of Hugar Foot Clinic is on Harlem Avenue at the east end of the building where you may enter our waiting room and reception areas.

Physically challenged patients may be dropped off at our front door before their driver parks their car appropriately.

If you need any other specific driving directions, please feel free to call our office before your scheduled appointment.

Hugar Foot & Ankle Specialists include board-certified podiatric surgeons who specialize in the treatment of foot and ankle pathology, injuries and diseases.  Our practice offers outpatient surgery procedures, on-site digital X-Ray testing, custom foot & ankle orthotics, advanced wound care methods, shockwave EPAT treatments, LASER surgery, and physical therapy services.

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