Dr. Daniel Ivankovich, MD

Dr. Daniel Ivankovich, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Daniel Ivankovich, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Daniel Ivankovich, MD

5025 N Paulina St Ste 325

Chicago, IL 60640
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ivankovich's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ivankovich treats Gait Abnormality more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ivankovich treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ivankovich treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ivankovich treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ivankovich treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ivankovich treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ivankovich's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Spine Surgery
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Steroid Injections
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Joint Replacement Surgery
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Lupus
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
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 Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sports Medicine Surgery
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tendon Repair
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Torticollis
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Transforaminal Epidural Block
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

During my 20-year career, I've focused on providing state-of-the-art spine, joint and fracture care to Chicagoans from all walks of life. I understand the crippling pain of arthritis that my patients suffer, having personally undergone thirteen knee surgeries myself. 

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Education

  • 2002
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 2002
    Northwestern Mcgaw Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Rush University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Rush University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1996
    Cook County
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1987
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1987

Languages

  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Distinguished Alumnus (Glenbrook South HS), 2010
  • Community Builders Award (Illinois Masonic), 2011
  • Citizen Of The Year (NASW-Chicago), 2010
  • Chicagoan Of The Year (Chicago Magazine), 2010
  • Distinguished Alumnus (Beta Theta Pi), 2010
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2010
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2010
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2009
  • Citizen Of The Year (NASW-Illinois), 2010
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2008
  • Inspiration Award (Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation), 2011
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2009

Dr. Ivankovich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ivankovich

4.2

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
65.38461538461539%
(17)
4 Stars
19.23076923076923%
(5)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
11.538461538461538%
(3)

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Dr. Ivankovich is extremely professional and compassionate. Prior to my visit with Dr. Dan, I was told by another surgeon that nothing could be done about my wrist injury. Needless to say, that as a musician, I was frightened. Dr. Dan came into the room and made me feel at ease with a cool story...Read More
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From scheduler and front desk to the x-ray technician, Dr. Dan and his staff are all friendly and professional.
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I've had an incredible experience being treated by Dr. Ivankovich. He is one of the most experienced and relatable surgeons that I have ever met. My back pain is 80% relieved just 3 months after surgery, and I'm able to do many activities that I simply couldn't prior to treatment. The staff is also...Read More
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Incredible doctor, has gone out of his way to provide me incredibly valuable medical advice, consultations and service when he didn't have to.
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Insurance accepted

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage Test PPO
Blue Care Security PPO
Blue Choice Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Traditional PPO
Community Blue PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Preferred Care Blue PPO
Preferred Plan PPO
Prudent Buyer PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice Test
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Community Health Choice
Health Net
Advantage Platinum PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
CoverageFirst and Value Plan Chicago Area Basic
CoverageFirst and Value Plan Chicago Area CDHP
Freedom PPO
Gold Plus Choice PPO
Humana PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH)
MediPass
Special Needs Plan SNP
Medicare
Blue Choice 65
Blue Choice 65 Select
Medicare Advantage PPO
Special Needs Plan SNP
Midwest Health Plan
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
Self Pay
Staywell (Wellcare)
Tricare
Family Health Plan PPO
TriCare for Life
Tricare PPO
TRICARE Prime Overseas
TRICARE Prime Remote
TRICARE Reserve Select
TRICARE Retired Reserve
TRICARE Standard Overseas
TRICARE Young Adult - Standard Option
TRICARE Young Adult -Prime Option
TRICARE Young Adult Prime Option (Prime Remote)
TRICARE Young Adult Prime Option (USFHP)
TRICARE Young Adult Prime Option Overseas
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Choice Plus Test PPO
Golden Rule PPO
MAMSI Alliance PPO
Medicaid
Medicare Supplement PPO
Options PPO
PacifiCare Arizona PPO
PacifiCare California PPO
Secure Horizons PPO
UHC Illinois
UHC Illinois HMO
UHC Illinois POS
UHC Illinois PPO
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

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Westlake Hospital

Melrose Park, IL