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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 60

515 W Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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Hospital Quality

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Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 West Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Northwest Community Hospital
800 West Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Hand Surgery Associates SC
Arlington Heights Office
515 W Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Hand Surgery Associates SC
Hand Surgery Associates SC
600 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60661
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    Dr. Vender's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Humerus
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Pain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Nerve Diseases & Disorders
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
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    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Vender

    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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern University Chicago Il

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University Medical School

    Fellowship Hospital

    The Connecticut Combined Hand Services

    Undergraduate Schools

    Stanford University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vender & Staff

    • English
    • Greek
    • Polish
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Vender's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Alexian Brothers Medical Center

    • Northwest Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vender

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vender to family and friends

    40 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    40 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    40 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 40 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Vender
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    40 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    40 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    40 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    40 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Vender accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Medicare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Hand Surgery Associates SC
    Arlington Heights Office
    515 W Algonquin Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 956-0099 (Office)
    (847) 956-0433 (Fax)
    B
    Hand Surgery Associates SC
    600 W Adams St
    Chicago, IL 60661
    (847) 956-0099 (Office)
    C
    Hand Surgery Associates SC
    565 Lakeview Pkwy Ste 140
    Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    (847) 956-0099 (Office)
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