Dr. John M. Cherf, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 56

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Dr. Cherf's Experience

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Dr. Cherf's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cherf Performs

Conditions Dr. Cherf Treats

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
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The Chicago Institute of Orthopedics
St. Joseph Hospital
2800 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60657
The Chicago Institute of Orthopedics
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N Marine Dr
Chicago, IL 60640
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    Dr. Cherf's Experience

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Labrum Repair
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Injury
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Overuse Injuries
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Cherf

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern University

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University
    University McGaw Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Notre Dame
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cherf & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Hindi
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cherf

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cherf to family and friends

    16 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 15 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cherf
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    The Chicago Institute of Orthopedics
    St. Joseph Hospital
    2800 N Sheridan Rd
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 564-7700 (Office)
    (773) 465-7701 (Fax)
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    The Chicago Institute of Orthopedics
    Weiss Memorial Hospital
    4646 N Marine Dr
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 564-7700 (Office)
    (773) 564-7701 (Fax)
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