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Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine Director, Residency

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Brian Toolan, MD

Brian Toolan, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon who is an expert in the care of foot and ankle disorders for adults and adolescents. He specializes in post-traumatic, arthritic, and inflammatory conditions. Dr. Toolan also treats fractures, tendon and ligament injuries, and sports-related conditions. He provides care for patients with simple and complex problems.

Dr. Toolan performed the first agility total ankle replacement in Chicago.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


  • Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute


  • University of Washington

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association for Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

UChicago Medicine at Ingalls - Calumet City

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine at Ingalls - Calumet City or call UCM Connect at 855-826-3878

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Practicing Since1997

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English