We’ve been in the podiatry business for over 50 years, and our award-winning Libertyville podiatrists are among the best in Illinois.
- ADA accessible
- LGBTQ Friendly
- Activewear sold
- Shoes sold
Weil Foot & Ankle Institute has been serving patients for over 50 years. We strive to provide all our patients with the very best in comprehensive foot and ankle care. Out podiatrists in Libertyville, IL are board-certified in the latest techniques for podiatric care. More importantly, they are compassionate caregivers that understand that you, or your loved one are not just another patient. You are an individual with a unique history that warrants attention and care. That is why we practice consultative medicine, taking your needs and input into account to give you agency in the treatment of your foot and ankle pain. You and your podiatrist will work as a team to decide on the best available treatment option to treat your foot, heel, and ankle pain. We will also help you enhance your lifestyle, so your foot pain never comes back.
Our podiatry practice in Libertyville, IL can treat a variety of foot and ankle conditions, including but not limited to arthritis, bunions, corns and calluses, flat feet, heel pain, hammertoe and claw toe, ingrown toenails, toenail fungus, neuromas and all manner of sports-related foot and ankle injuries. We also have a deep understanding of pediatric podiatry, so we can also help your family with issues like toe walking, in-toeing and out-toeing, frequent falls and other abnormal gait issues.
Science and evidence are important to our practice, and our podiatrists have contributed to numerous published research studies to advance the field of podiatric medicine. While our doctors are skilled surgeons, we prefer to consider surgery only as a last resort. We focus instead on conservative treatments that can get you up and back on your feet again, but without an extensive and painful recovery period. No matter what treatment proves right for you, our biggest goal is to treat your foot, ankle, and heel pain and help you keep it away.
Our podiatry practice in Libertyville, IL is one of our larger and busier practices, with six practicing physicians. Our facility is wheelchair accessible, smoke-free, and offers a variety of podiatric products for sale like shoes for men and women and activewear. We also offer amenities like air conditioning and Wi-Fi. We don’t just care about your feet at WFAI – we value your experience as a patient. We aim to make every patient feel as at ease as possible.
Call 847-390-7666 or click “Make an appointment” to take your first step towards exceptional podiatric care in Illinois. In addition to our office appointments, we offer appointments online from your computer or smartphone. We also accept most major insurance plans so logistical barriers like health coverage never keep you from the care you need.
Our Podiatrists in Libertyville, Illinois
Dr. Chris Betrus DPM
Dr. Betrus comes to us from the Metro-Detroit area of Michigan. During high school, he was an accomplished baseball and basketball player, but began focusing his energy towards clinical research once he began his studies at the University of Michigan. Currently, he is advancing his surgical training as the Fellow for the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute while also holding his own clinics in Libertyville and Mount Prospect.
Dr. Matthew Sorensen DPM
Dr. Sorensen is a fellowship-trained, board-certified foot & ankle surgeon. He is accomplished in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery and specializes in complex deformity, sports injury, arthroscopy and trauma of the lower extremities.
Dr. Jennifer Bernstein DPM
Dr. Jennifer Bernstein grew up in the west suburbs of Chicago, where she was a competitive figure skater with the International Skating Corporation and a member of the DuPage Figure Skating Club. After graduating from UIC in 2009, Dr. Bernstein has attended the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago and graduated in 2013.
Dr. Frank Bongiovanni DPM
Dr. Frank Bongiovanni was inspired to become a podiatrist by his father, who worked for the Dr. Scholl company making orthotic shoes. Today, Dr. Bongiovanni is an associate professor at the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in addition to working as a practicing physician at WFAI.
Dr. Wendy Benton-Weil DPM
After getting her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, Dr. Benton-Weil attended The William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. With over 20 years of experience, she has a passion for treating young athletes and for reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Lowell Weil Jr. DPM
In addition to being trained in the latest surgical techniques, Dr. Weil Jr. embodies the ethics of care that makes WFAI special. He believes that every patient’s story deserves to be heard.
Dr. Erin Klein DPM
Dr. Klein grew up in Oak Park, IL and remembers always wanting to be a physician. It is an honor and a privilege to be a part of the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute team, providing cutting edge care to patients while genuinely doing what she loves.
Scott Beisner DPT
Scott has been practicing outpatient orthopedic physical therapy for over twelve years since earning his degree from Clarke College in 2005. Scott joins the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute Libertyville Physical Therapy Department following managing the Athletico Libertyville clinic for four years.
Danielle Chams-Fern DPT
Danielle Chams-Fern is one of the newest additions to the WFAI team, but she comes to the practice with 24 years of experience in orthopedic physical therapy. She grew up in Lincolnwood Illinois, received her bachelor’s in kinesiology and exercise physiology, then moved to Chicago to get a BS in physical therapy in 1996.
Lauren Eisenberg DPT
Lauren Eisenberg, PT, DPT has spent the last 12 years since graduating with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis treating a large variety of orthopedic conditions. She works with diverse patient populations and treats both English and Spanish speakers.
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