Dr. Joshua Alpert, MD

Dr. Joshua Alpert, MD

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Dr. Joshua Alpert, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 2002 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

1710 N Randall Rd Ste 140

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

(224) 293-1170

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Dr. Alpert's Experience

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Dr. Alpert's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Alpert's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alpert "Joshua M. Alpert, MD is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who joined Midwest Bone & Joint Institute in 2008 after completing an Orthopedic Surgery fellowship at Harvard's Sports Medicine Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Alpert grew up in Highland Park, Illinois and obtained an undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Illinois-Champaign. He earned his MD at the Chicago Medical School and completed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. During his sports medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, he served as a team physician for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and the Boston Bruins. Throughout his career in medicine, Dr. Alpert has received several honors and awards. While earning his undergraduate degree, he was named to the University of Illinois' Dean's List five different semesters. While in medical school, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Orthopedic Honorary Society and given the Dean's Award. Recently, Dr. Alpert received the Massachusetts General Hospital Academic Enrichment Grant and was named to Strathmore's Who's Who 2008. Dr. Alpert is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM). He currently serves as a team physician for Judson University, Larkin High School and Dundee Crown High School. In addition to treating patients with sports injuries, Dr. Alpert also commonly sees patients with work related injuries to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, ankle and foot. He performs Independent Medical Examinations and is Certified to perform Impairment Ratings as per the 6th Edition AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Dr. Alpert lives in Inverness, enjoys playing golf, basketball and softball as well as spending time in the Chicagoland area with family and friends."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alpert "Dr. Alpert completed his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at Massachusetts General/Harvard. During fellowship, he served as a team physician for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and the Boston Bruins. His special interest is in treating sports injuries via arthroscopy of the shoulder, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle."

9  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

115  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee 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)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Tricep Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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57  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • 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 Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • 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

  • University of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Harvard Combined Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity College of Honors, 1997
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honorary, 2002
  • University of Illinois Deans List, 1997
  • Dean’s Award - The Chicago Medical School, 2002
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who, 2008
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Academic Enrichment Grant, 2007
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alpert's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alpert to family and friends
112 total reviews (75 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (112)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Alpert's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Alpert Says:
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It is my pleasure to be able to work with my patients to provide excellent, thoughtful care in every aspect. I appreciate all reviews as they offer me the opportunity to know what my patients need and want to feel most involved in their treatment and care plan. 

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Patient Comments (75)

I had surgery for a very serious rotator cuff injury and five months after surgery I would say that I am about 95% healed with no pain. I am sure that within the next few months I will be at 100%. It is commonly said that it takes about 1 year to be fully recovered from this type of surgery. I...more
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My son had a really nasty break of his clavicle and was in a lot of pain. Dr. Alpert's office worked really hard contacting the insurance company to ensure surgery was able to be performed as soon as possible. Surgery was great and 6 months later he is good as new with no restrictions. Highly...more
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Dr. Josh Alpert and his staff are great. I had frozen shoulder and went because the pain was unbearable and PT only went so far. Within hours of my appt I was pain free. I appreciate Dr. Alpert's care and very pleased with the results. Friendly office and easily accessible.
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Dr. Alpert and his staff were outstanding to work with. All aspects of services, from diagnosis, to surgery, to post-operation follow up were prompt, courteous and professional. I highly recommend Dr. Alpert and the Midwest Bone and Joint practice for any orthopedic health needs. When I had...more
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I broke my leg and needed surgery. Dr Alpert and his team was excellent through the whole 3 month process. I would highly recommend him and his team.
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