Dr. Walter A. Alm

Dr. Alm received his undergraduate degree in pre-med at Northern Illinois University and attended medical school at the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. He then completed his surgical residency at Northlake Community Hospital, his final year serving as chief surgical resident. In 1983 Dr. Alm received a Master of Science Degree in Surgery from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Alm received his undergraduate degree in pre-med at Northern Illinois University and attended medical school at the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine. He then completed his surgical residency at Northlake Community Hospital, his final year serving as chief surgical resident. In 1983 Dr. Alm received a Master of Science Degree in Surgery from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Alm is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and he is a Fellow in the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association as well as the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association.  He has hospital affiliations with Advocate Sherman Hospital and Amita Saint Joseph Hospital.

In 2014 through 2016 Dr. Alm served as Advocate Sherman Hospital’s Chief of the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Alm has been awarded the Saint Joseph Hospital Vikram V. Shah, MD Memorial Physician Recognition Award and the Advocate Sherman Hospital Pillar Award for Outstanding Service to the Elgin Community.

Wednesday – Cary –10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday – 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Hours:

Monday & Tuesday – Elgin – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday – Elgin – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Accepted Insurance:

Actin PPO Amita
Advocate Centered BCBS EPO
Advocate Centered Humana EPO
Aetna Choice Plans*
Aetna Select Plans*
Aetna Medicare PPO/POS
Aetna WholeHealth
Aetna Arcadia HMO**
Ascension Amita Complete MA- Medicare
BAS
BCBS HMO** (Sherman, Amita)
BCBS PPO
BCBS Advantage/Blue Precision HMO** (GSH, Advocate, Amita)
BCBS Medicare Advantage MAP PPO (Site 757)
BCBS Medicare Advantage MAP HMO (Site 757)
Bright Health MAP HMO Amita
Champs VA***
Cigna PPO
Cigna Medicare Advantage MAP PPO
Cigna One Health HMO Amita
Cigna Health Springs MAP Amita
Clear Spring AMP HMO Amita
HFN Amita
Humana PPO
Humana POS
Humana HMO Premier/Open Access** (Amita & Sherman)
Humana Community Select HMO MAP**
Humana MAP PPO Amita
Medicare Part B
Multiplan/ Beech Street PPO
PCHS Multiplan & Savility
Smarthealth PPO
UMR (UHC Third Party)
UHC: United Healthcare PPO, Core
UHC: United Healthcare Medicare Advantage MAP PPO/HMO
Unitehere Health

If you don’t see your plan listed above, please call 847.639.5800 for more.

* For full specific plan acceptance details call 847.639.5800
** Referral needed; Doctor specific
*** Secondary Only