Dr. Gordon Nuber, MD

Dr. Gordon Nuber, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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66 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Gordon Nuber, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Northwestern Center for Comprehensive Orthopaedic and Spine Care

259 E Erie St Fl 13

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nuber performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Rotator Cuff Tear
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Dislocation
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Nuber's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nuber "My approach to patient care is the three A's of being a good physician: being available, being affable, and being able."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Damage
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chondroma
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torn Cartilage
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19  Procedures

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

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern Unversity
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern Unversity
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nuber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nuber's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nuber to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nuber's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Nuber surgically repaired both of my rotator cuffs (a couple years apart) His procedure brought tremendous relief to the daily pain I was having. I call him a genius.
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Dr. Nuber was very professional and no nonsense but still came across as warm and caring. He seemed to be an excellent technician and was able to repair what was a very painful severely torn meniscus in a very arthritic environment to an almost pain free result. Was very pleased with my...more
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A very friendly, emphatic and knowledgeable man. Made me feel comfortable in doing surgery with him.
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