Gregory Caronis, MD

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery

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825 South Milwaukee Avenue

Libertyville, IL 60048

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Office: 847-634-1766

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100 Village Green Drive

Suite 120

Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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1445 North Hunt Club Road

Gurnee, IL 60031

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Meet Gregory Caronis, MD

About me

  • Secondary languages: SpanishGreek
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  • Primary area of focus: Fracture Care. Trauma. Foot and ankle Reconstruction. Arthritis. Sports Injuries of Foot and Ankle.
  • Clinical interests: Achilles Tendon InjuriesAnkle ArthritisAnkle FractureAnkle InstabilityAnkle ReplacementAnkle SprainBunionsDiabetic Foot CareFlat FeetFoot and Ankle SurgeryFoot FracturesFoot ReconstructionFracture CareGeneral OrthopedicsHip Fracture CareSports Injuries-Foot and AnkleWrist Fractures
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  • Fellowship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  • Residency: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Board certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 383 patient ratings.


March 30, 2020 2:49 PM

Very good.

March 29, 2020 11:34 AM

Dr. Caronis never rushes an appointment and answers all of my questions.

March 25, 2020 9:58 PM

Dr. Caronis is a very sympathetic and concerned provider. He validates and addresses my concerns and answers my questions clearly in a way that is easy to understand.

March 21, 2020 9:30 PM

Dr Coronis is a terrific doctor. I appreciate his care and am extremely satisfied.

March 21, 2020 8:56 AM

The Provider is a gifted Surgeon who combines his mastered professional skills with humor and real interest and concern for my best recovery. His staff and assistants reflect the same goals.

March 17, 2020 2:06 PM

The receptionists, nurse, & doctor were all fantastic!

March 17, 2020 2:06 PM

Everything was great! The doctor was very nice, knowledgeable & gave me clear instructions on how to care for my ankle he was one of the nicest doctors I've ever had!

March 16, 2020 6:12 PM

very good experience!

March 9, 2020 10:59 PM

Doctor was referred by ER physician to treat broken ankle. The physician's assistance was wonderful , kind and gentle , very attentive to caring for broken ankle without hurting arthritic knees !

March 9, 2020 2:04 PM

Dr Caronis was very professional and personable. I felt as though he truly cares about helping me with this ankle pain.

March 2, 2020 6:25 PM

Visit was to request a letter regarding current status and condition of my knee. Dr Caronis seemed to know immediately what I needed and said he would dictate the letter right away.

March 2, 2020 6:25 PM

I was very pleased with Dr Caronis' responsiveness. But - I never received the letter. When I called about it today the person I spoke to didn't know anything about it. She said she would follow up and call me back. I could have picked the letter up today. She never called back and I am still waiting to find out what is going on. Now I will have to make a special trip to Libertyville. It was 6 days ago that I saw Dr Caronis and I have a deadline to forward this letter to the FAA. I'm very disappointed.

February 29, 2020 6:36 AM

Dr Caronis and X were wonderful! Direct without being abrupt. Explained without condescending. Listened and truly seem to care. X was friendly.and explained the surgery process fully.

February 29, 2020 6:36 AM

Other than the providers, no clinical or administrative staff member introduced themself or explained the process.

February 24, 2020 4:24 PM

I feel I am in the best hands with this surgeon doing my surgery. I felt so comfortable and cancelled surgery with another surgeon to see Dr Caronis and have him perform my surgery.

February 21, 2020 5:48 AM

Very good courteous and professional treatment.

February 18, 2020 10:46 AM

I left with confidence that my issue will be properly evaluated.

February 18, 2020 10:46 AM

The facility and office space needs serious updating.

February 11, 2020 9:00 AM

Dr. Caronis gave me a prescription for an orthotic for my shoes that helps me stay active and pain free for the last three years.

February 11, 2020 9:00 AM

I was a patient of Dr. Caronis when he was with another practice. I followed him to Advocate Medical Group because he was able to help me find a solution to my foot pain. I had been to a podiatrist before and the treatments were just not working. Dr. Caronis prescription for treatment was like a miracle and I have been able to stay active as a runner and cyclist for the last three years.

February 10, 2020 9:21 PM

always informative and competent

February 10, 2020 9:21 PM

my visits are always productive and pleasant

February 4, 2020 10:15 AM

Excellent overall experience. Appreciated the time taken by the PA to discuss my care-- the PA made the experience feel very patient-centered.

February 3, 2020 1:45 PM

I saw Dr. Caronis for an achy knee from riding a stationary bike at the Centre Club. I have seen Dr. Caronis on other occasions, and as always, was very helpful and friendly.

February 3, 2020 1:45 PM

I always appreciate the care with Dr. Caronis. I have also seen Dr. X, who is also first rate...friendly, and well versed in helping me.

January 30, 2020 8:17 AM

Thorough - took X-rays - spent time answered questions.

January 28, 2020 8:33 PM

Dr was very pleasant and friendly. He performed a hip replacement on my mom.

January 28, 2020 8:33 PM

I felt very confident in the dr.

January 28, 2020 1:37 PM

Very good.

January 28, 2020 1:37 PM

Gave all the information I needed.

January 28, 2020 1:35 PM

I had a positive experience with Dr. Caronis. I was a brief appt. to explain an x-ray and to order an MRI which is pending.

January 18, 2020 2:21 PM

doctor was very good

January 18, 2020 2:21 PM

wait times were long

January 13, 2020 4:47 PM

doctor cronies listen to me and explain to me thoroughly everything that I needed to know about my surgery and about follow-up care

January 13, 2020 4:47 PM

Dr caronis was very thorough and professional and listen to me carefully and made me feel comfortable about the surgery and post-surgery care

December 31, 2019 9:15 AM

The only problem I had was one of the receptionists. When my appointment was finished, Dr.Caronis told me to stop at the desk to have a disc burned of mt x-ray. I asked an older lady about this and how long it would take. She was vert abrupt and told me there were many patients waiting. I asked her if I could pick it up on the 27th. she said she would put thru the request. I called on the 26th and nothing had been put into the computer. The person I spoke with was very helpful and apologetic. When I came ib on the 27th, everything was ready.

December 30, 2019 7:58 PM

Dr. Caronis was great. He did a very complicated surgery, prepared me for both the short term and long term recovery, and handled the questions I had professionally and compassionately. His staff was also outstanding, and I'm very happy he did my surgery.

December 30, 2019 3:54 PM

Dr. Caronis is easy to talk with, provides clear information about what is happening and what needs to happen, and includes time for me to ask questions. I have recommended Dr. Caronis to others!

December 30, 2019 2:43 PM

long wait stated my concerns but didn't make a difference

December 27, 2019 12:26 PM

This appt. came at the recommendation of a new primary dr. for my mother. We are pleased with the results so far.

December 23, 2019 7:43 PM

My family and I have been seeing Dr. Caronis and his team for years. Always very happy with care and results. Highly recommend!

December 18, 2019 8:39 AM

It was all excellent.

December 18, 2019 8:39 AM

Excellent experience.

December 12, 2019 12:53 PM

Excellent. Questions regarding last 3 months do not apply due to I have not seen a doctor in 4 months.

November 20, 2019 8:48 PM

Dr Caronis has always been very personable, takes interest in me and my life, explains all the health choices, etc. His whole team-Kathy his assistant has been with him for quite some time-have always been the best!

November 20, 2019 12:15 AM

Dr Caronis is one of the BEST Orthopedists I've seen! His PA is EXCELLENT too!

November 20, 2019 12:15 AM

I trust Dr Caronis & X 100%!

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

great listener and answered all my questions

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

This MD is my orthopedic MD for my food fracture. He is doing a good job.

October 28, 2019 7:00 PM

He was very professional and given an explanation of my plan of care

October 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Original visit scheduled 30 Sept., moved 1 Oct. He seemed rushed, but attentive. Talked about stopping pain medication. Went to over the counter when needed.

October 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Very helpful as he always was in the past. This was my first time about foot problem.

September 29, 2019 7:00 PM


September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

I have always been seeing Dr. Caronis for years. He is always very friendly, always ask how is the family doing.

September 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Caronis was very helpful about possibile infection in bone.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

very attentive and caring

August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

DR.Coronis is very good physician ,knowledgeable,attentive ,kind , pays attention , listens or your problems

August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

all was satisfactory

August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Quick, expeditiously courteous and professionally astute.

August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Caronis has been great. Took the time to explain why I needed surgery, and has monitored results after. Answered all my questions, and not only told me what to do, but why. if I had any unease, I'd have gone to inconvenient Midwest Orthopedic, but he was great before, especially during because it's healing well, and after. Very good surgeon, just as importantly, a very nice man.

August 5, 2019 7:00 PM

experience was very good. i felt the doctor was very focused on my issue and making sure I was comfortable and understood all my options

July 26, 2019 7:00 PM

good provider able to answer all my questions

July 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I found him to be attentive, thorough & explained things very well.

July 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Everyone including the Provider was very friendly, professional, and helpful

July 22, 2019 7:00 PM

The doctor I saw was an orthopedic surgeon doing a followup on my ankle surgery. He is an enthusiastic and personable person. He ascertained that I am continuing to make good progress.

July 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Caronis is a very caring doctor - I'm very grateful.

July 10, 2019 7:00 PM

I was able to see the doctor promptly and was treated well.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

very nice, good bed side manner

June 14, 2019 7:00 PM

My concerns were validated and a solution was presented along with alternatives. a suggestion was made but I was encouraged to make the decision I thought was right. That is exactly how it should be.

June 7, 2019 7:00 PM

I felt that Dr Coronis and his team were respectful, helpful and courteous. I couldn't be more pleased.

May 29, 2019 7:00 PM

extent service. always explains what will happen and very good bedside manner

May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good - respectful, courteous, & friendly. A pleasant visit.

May 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Caronis was pleasant - took a lot of time with me.

May 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Caronis was very good. He did an excellent job.

May 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Caronis listens to my concerns and helps with options. He is an outstanding ortho doctor! Advocate is lucky to have him on board.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

always had a good experience. I trust his judgement.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM


April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Been seeing a lot of doctors this year... Maybe 4-5 appts. with different ones. Dr. Caronis seemed very nice...Listened and helpful.

April 19, 2019 7:00 PM

I felt this doctor was very empathetic. His treatment went very well. I will be returning for a recheck.

April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent experience.

March 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Very satisfied with the visit I had with the provider. Provider was a specialist I saw for a consult and not my primary.

March 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Caronis is excellent and very caring. He is always the same - outstanding.

March 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Caronis is fantastic! He listens and is genuinely concerned about doing what is best for my kids and I. He doesn't do anything unnecessary. In the community in which I live, I have never heard anything but positive comments about him as a doctor and him as a person.

March 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Excelent doctor

March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Caronis and his staff are very friendly and helpful with my needs.

March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

wonderful, kind , excellent listener. I am giving his name to a friend who needs a new Orthopaedics

March 1, 2019 6:00 PM

all way professional

March 1, 2019 6:00 PM

I was very grateful to be given an appt right away. I was on a lot of pain and ge also scheduled surgery very soon as well. Having never led him before I had complete confidence in his ability to do what was best for mon e.

February 25, 2019 6:00 PM

I really appreciated that they were able to get me in for a visit the day of my injury! The doctor was kind and I felt very competent. It was the first time I had met him.

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Great bedside manner.

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

They are people doing their job professionally.

February 22, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Caronis and his team have done a wonderful job in keeping me in the loop of my pre-cert process to being scheduled for my services.

February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

dr Caronis and his PA were absolutely exceptional!! they listened fully to me, did not make me feel rushed, and truly wanted to help me feel better!

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Everyone with this orthopedic office/practice is great - so professional & nice.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Caronis, and his PA X, successfully treated my hips to the point where I no longer have ANY pain!

February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Caronis was great. I was expecting the more typical IBJI bums rush, but was treated well, and not rushed. He took the time necessary, addressed my concerns, and when asked, replied confidently that he was the guy to do the surgery. Also let me know that it's a lot to bite off, and will be a long recovery. I wish I had met him sooner!

February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Excellent, he knows his field and I trust him. He has always done what's right for me and has discussed everything with me thoroughly.

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

Good but I had a question he could not really answer.

January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Exellent job ! Thank you !

January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

This was my first visit with Dr. Caronis. I found him to be very personable, he pinpointed my problem immediately and suggested a course of treatment. I was happy to get an appointment as quickly as I did. Now, a couple of weeks after the appointment, I'm finding the treatment to be effective and hope that my injury heals soon.

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