Dr. Gregory Primus, MD

Dr. Gregory Primus, MD

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Dr. Gregory Primus, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tinley Park, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

18660 Graphic Dr Ste 100

Tinley Park, IL 60477

Contact Information

(708) 263-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 86% of peers
Knee Sprain
high
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Primus "My philosophy of care is centered around patient information and patient understanding. I embody this team concept, which means treatment decisions are made by the collective understanding of the patient and family, primary care physician, and the surgeon. When everyone is on the same page, the patient is empowered and allows for a speedy and more effective recovery."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

112  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Contusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Industrial Injury
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
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109  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthrography
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Casting
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Excision
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • 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
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Gait Analysis
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hardware Removal
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Resurfacing
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • 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 Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • 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 Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

  • Colorado State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Primus' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Primus to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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

Dr. Primus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Primus is honest and gives the details as to what the issue is and can it be fixed. He takes the time needed to make sure the patient understands everything going on. Knows that surgery can make one nervous spends the time before surgery calmly and patiently making sure all details are...more
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Not only one of the most respected and talented surgeons in Chicago but someone who truly cares for his patients.
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My daughter goes to Dr. Primus. We love him. He's very professional, very nice with patients. His staff are very friendly and helpful. Physical therapy is amazing. The therapists are amazing, very nice and really work with you with therapy. I recommend Dr. Primus and the physical therapy
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Dr Primus answers your questions with good detail. His billing services have proven to be inadequate. THe billing personnel are very tardy in submitting medical claims AND very unorganized. His billing service continually submit and resubmit claims for the same services.
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Recently had knee surgery with Dr primus his staff is awesome a week after surgery my leg was swollen and I was in a lot of pain I called and spoke to one of his staff members who informed me to go straight to the ER I was diagnosed with DVT I feel she saved my life my therapist Katie is awesome...more
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