Dr. Aaron A. Bare, MD

Dr. Aaron A. Bare, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 43 years old

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
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Dr. Bare specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Warrenville, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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17 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Viant

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3.9 based on 35 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (33)
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in Glen Ellyn, IL |
I met Dr. Bare under an emergency situation. I was and am a at risk patient and Dr. Bare was up front and gave me two options, no surgery or take the risk. I trusted his experience and went with the surgery and happy I did. He followed up along with his assistants at the hospital every day. Very caring person.
in Wheaton, IL |
I had arthritis in both shoulder, it was to the point where it was difficult for me to do daily tasks. Dr. Bare replaced both shoulders and since then I have been able to do everything pain free again. He is a great doctor and I would recommend him to anyone.
in Wheaton, IL |
I just had my right frozen shoulder fixed by Dr. Bare and his team. The only negative thing I have to say about the whole thing is that I wish I hadn't waited so long to get it fixed! He gave me my arm back! PT is extremely important after this surgery (MUA with arthroscopic clean-up), and the therapists at Cadence Ortho are amazing, too!
in Chicago, IL |
Among many disappointments, Dr. Bare did not meet with my family before a loved ones surgery leaving us uncomfortable from the get go. We waited during surgery much longer than we were told with no update. Dr. Bare told us he made 2 small incisions but it turned out my family member had one very large incision. There were also complications during the surgery that we were not told about and my loved one found out almost 2 weeks later at the first post-op appointment. Would not recommend!!
in Aurora, IL |
Went to see this Dr for second opinion. In 6 months of him seeing me he said Frozen shoulder. I entrusted in his word! In his notes he failed to put discoloration and other symptoms. Finally he states do surgery. I asked for more tests to be done but, he chose not to. Well, now I have stage 2 CRPS due to nerve injury.NVR should have ha surgery. This DR is the only one who did not put all my symptoms before and after surgery in his notes. Even his PA had symptoms in notes and PT! Avoid Dr
in Roselle, IL |
After years of experiencing bone on bone joint pain, I decided to use Dr. Bare to perform my knee replacement surgery. I made this decision after witnessing my sisters amazing recovery process from knee replacement surgery by Dr. Bare. From the very first time that I put weight on my replacement knee, I was totally amazed that my historical sharp joint pain was gone. I did experience some pain from the incision and related muscles but nothing compared to the past joint pain.
in Schaumburg, IL |
Dr. Bare has done 2 surgeries for me.. One knee replacement and rotator cuff repair. If I had to I don't think I would be able to find a doctor that I like better.I have a friend who sits on a board of Physicians at Rush Hospital in Chicago. He too recommended Dr. Bare to me. He explains things, is very patient, LISTENS, has no better than you attitude, he's very intelligent yet talks to you so you can understand what he is saying. I will go to NO OTHER doctor for orthopedic needs. The Best
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    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.

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Northwestern University Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oakland Bone and Joint Specialists
    Southern California Orthopedic Institute

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & 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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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bare's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients