Dr. Henry Fuentes, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Fuentes
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Parkview Orthopaedic Group

7600 W College Dr Ste 3 Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Dr. Henry Fuentes, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Palos Heights, IL and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fuentes has more experience with Shoulder/Upper Arm, Knee/Lower Limbs, and Hip/Pelvic Bones than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universidad De Cartagena, Division De Ciencias De La Salud medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palos Community Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fuentes to book an appointment.


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Dr. Fuentes is always attentive and helpful. He is an absolute sweetheart and I would not see anyone else. I leave the visit comfortable and relaxed knowing I had excellent care.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Mema – Jul 26, 2019
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Dr Fuentes is a very caring doctor. He explained my surgery and what to expect afterwards. He has an excellent bedside manner. I never felt rushed during my appointment. When he heard I was in pain the day after my surgery, he called me to make sure I was ok. He’s a 10?? doctor in my book.
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La Tonya King in Joliet – Jun 07, 2019
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Very nice and never felt rushed. Answered all my questions and when he couldn't help he recommended another dr. Great experience.
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joliet, IL – Dec 11, 2018
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Very kind and patient!! AND SMART!! Answered all my questions in a way I could understand!
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Henry Fuentes, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Palos Heights, IL and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fuentes has more experience with Shoulder/Upper Arm, Knee/Lower Limbs, and Hip/Pelvic Bones than other specia...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1991
St Francis Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1991
University Of Il Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Cook Co Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
Charity Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
Universidad De Cartagena, Division De Ciencias De La Salud
Medical School

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Dr. Fuentes accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health America PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
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Preferred PPO
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PHCS Network PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Glenoid Labrum Tear
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Glenoid Labrum Tear more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Shoulder Disorders more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Rotator Cuff Tear
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Rotator Cuff Tear more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Knee Disorders more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hip Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Hip Fracture more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuentes treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Fuentes treats this condition more than 63% of their peers

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Dr. Fuentes' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • 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 Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • 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 and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • 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
  • 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 Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • 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 Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

Locations

Parkview Orthopaedic Group

Parkview Palos Heights7600 W College Dr Ste 3 Palos Heights, IL 60463
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Palos Community Hospital

Palos Heights, IL

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Joliet, IL

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)