Dr. Charlotte Shum, MD

Dr. Charlotte Shum, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female | 47 years old

Northwestern Medical Group
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Dr. Shum specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Chicago, IL. She practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Trigger Finger Release

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia Presbyterian Hospital In Nyc

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital for Special Surgery

    Completed in 2002

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

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10 – 15 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients