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Telva Hernandez, DPM

Philosophy of Care

Patient-centered care is the focus of my practice and I strive to include patients as active participants in their care. My goal is to establish an open a line of communication between me, my patients and their families. It is essential to build a trusting relationship in which my patients feel comfortable asking all of their questions.



Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.5
Based on 345 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Podiatry


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Spanish


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    I provide foot and ankle treatment to patients of all ages, including conservative and surgical options, if applicable. While I treat all podiatric conditions, including but not limited heel pain, hammer toes, bunions, neuromas, sports injuries and fractures, I have a special interest in wound care and diabetic limb salvage including advanced training in nerve reconstruction and muscle flaps.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    I enjoy spending time with my family. I love trying new recipes, travel, knitting, reading, sporting events of all kinds especially soccer as I am an avid enthusiast.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Rosalind Franklin University - Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/2013
    Degree D.P.M.

    RESIDENCY
    School Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - PMSR-RRA Program (Podiatric Residency)
    Title Podiatry

  • Procedures

    Podiatry
    • Ankle & Foot Sprain Care
    • Arthritic Deformities Treatment
    • Arthritis Treatment
    • Arthroscopy of the Foot & Ankle
    • Bunion Surgery
    • Charcot Foot
    • Cheilectomy
    • Claw Toe/Contracted Toe
    • Corn/Calluses Treatment
    • Cortisone Injection
    • Custom Orthotic Therapy
    • Cyst/Mass of Foot
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • External Fixation
    • Flatfoot Deformities
    • Foot & Ankle Trauma
    • Hammertoe Correction Surgery
    • Heel Pain
    • Ingrown Toenails
    • Nail Fungus
    • Neuromas
    • Plantar Faciitis
    • Sprain and Fracture Care
    • Surgical & Non-Surgical Treatment / Nail Disorders
    • Surgical & Non-Surgical Treatment / Skin Disorders
    • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Treatment of Sports Related Injuries
    • Wart Treatment
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.5
    Based on 345 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    342 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.5
    335 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.6
    341 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.7
    334 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.5
    338 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.4
    339 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.5
    330 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.5
    340 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.4
    338 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.4
    333 ratings


    Comments (17)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    This was an emergency appointment following an ER visit 12 hrs earlier. I greatly appreciated Dr. Hernandez seeing me so quickly. Many thanks!  
    3.1
    Mar 20, 2019
    I felt blown off when I asked questions or shown concerns, more than once.  
    3.9
    Jan 30, 2019
    The doctor was great   
    5.0
    Jan 16, 2019
    Dr. Hernandez is excellent!!  
    4.9
    Jan 08, 2019
    Dr. Hernandez is the best provider that I have experienced at DuPage Medical!  
    4.8
    Dec 29, 2018
    Good experience  
    5.0
    Dec 27, 2018
    Dr. H. was quick and made it relatively painless.  
    5.0
    Dec 27, 2018
    good  
    5.0
    Sep 30, 2018
    I've already recommended her to someone  
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2018
    Nice people.  
    3.4
    Sep 04, 2018
    I think the doctor is technically competent, but I felt that she leaned more on the side of efficiency as opposed to care and concern, which came across as brusque  
    4.9
    Aug 15, 2018
    First time I saw Dr Hernandez and she was wonderful. Very upbeat and friendly  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2018
    Dr. Hernandez is my all time favorite doctor. She has a way of putting me at ease and yet makes the visit enjoyable. Who would think you could enjoy a visit with a foot dr? See more  
    5.0
    Jul 26, 2018
    Took the time with me that I needed, showed me x-rays & explained it also.  
    4.3
    Jul 22, 2018
    Patient liked that doctor was very honest about what can and cannot be done.  
    2.3
    Jul 18, 2018
    i felt the provider rushed through the exam. As far as my questions they were answered quickly, abbreviated and in a rushed manner.  
    1.9
    Jun 07, 2018
    As a first time patient to Dr. Hernandez, I was rushed through the process as if my bone spur condition was so routine. I'm sure the doctor knows what she is doing I just thought See more  
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