Dr. Gregory L. Primus, MD

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Dr. Gregory L. Primus, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

(708) 263-2000

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Physical Therapy
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      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
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • 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
      • 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 Sprain
      • Industrial Injury
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Sprain
      • 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
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • 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
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • 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 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 Tarsal or Metatarsal
      • 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 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
      • 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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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Chicago

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Chicago Hospitals

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Chicago Hospitals

        Completed in 2006

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

        Completed in 2007

      • Undergraduate School
        Colorado State University

        Graduated in 1993

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Primus' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • 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. Primus' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
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      Dr. Primus' Care Philosophy

      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.