Dr. Richard A. Berger, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 51

1611 W Harrison St # 400
Chicago, IL 60612
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Dr. Berger:

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Dr. Berger's Experience

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Dr. Berger's Care Philosophy

Dr. Berger's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Berger Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Rush University Medical Center
1653 West Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Berger

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1611 W Harrison St # 400
Chicago, IL 60612
Midwest Orthopedics at Rush
Midwest Orthopedics at Rush
1725 W Harrison St Ste 1063
Chicago, IL 60612
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    Dr. Berger's Experience

    Dr. Berger's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injections
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
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    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Berger

    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

    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Fellowship Hospital

    Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Berger & Staff

    • English
    • 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. Berger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Rush University Medical Center where Dr. Berger has admitting privileges:

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Berger

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berger to family and friends

    68 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Berger's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    68 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    67 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 66 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Berger
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    67 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    68 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    67 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    68 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Berger accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    1611 W Harrison St # 400
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 432-2343 (Office)
    (312) 243-4296 (Fax)
    B
    Midwest Orthopedics at Rush
    1725 W Harrison St Ste 1063
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 243-4244 (Office)
    (312) 243-1892 (Fax)
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