Dr. Kim W. Hammerberg, MD

Dr. Kim W. Hammerberg, MD

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Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male | 65 years old

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Dr. Hammerberg specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery and practices in Chicago, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Hammerberg is an angel. Compassionate, gifted, dedicated. All the traits a doctor should have. He gave my daughter her life back and she's doing incredible after her spinal surgery. The staff made us feel right at home. Thank you!
in Chicago |
Office staff was excellent. Appointment was easy to schedule, they were very helpful. Dr. Hammerberg either was too busy for us, or just was in a bad mood that day. Left both my wife and daughter in tears with his cold demeanor. Why are you even here! He barked at them before even saying hello. I guess he thought we were wasting his time. Well he won't have to worry about that ever again. Offered no help whatsoever. Complete waste of our time, but we didn't treat him like crap..
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    Dr. Hammerberg's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
    • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Kyphosis
    • Lordosis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scoliosis
    • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
    • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Torticollis

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1977

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush-Presby St Lukes Med Ct

      Completed in 1982

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Rush-Presby St Lukes Med Ct

      Completed in 1983

    • Undergraduate School
      Yale University
    • Other Education
      Traveling Spine Fellowship, Deutches Skoliosezentrum, Bad Wildengun, Germany
      Traveling Spine Fellowship, Institut Calot, Berck-Plage, France

      Completed in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Derotational Casting
    • Growing Rod Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • MAGEC System Spine Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib Surgery (VEPTR)
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