Dr. Lawrence Lieber, MD

Dr. Lawrence Lieber, MD

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62 y/o
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Dr. Lawrence Lieber, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Downers Grove, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

DuPage Medical Group - Official

4115 Fairview Ave

Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

90  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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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

  • Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein College Of Med Bronx
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Vincents Hospital and Med Center New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lieber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lieber's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lieber to family and friends
44 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (28)

Dr. Lieber's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

In 12/2010. Dr. Lieber performed a knee replacement of my left knee. There were issues from the beginning. When he took out the staples, I bled for over an hour (maybe it should be said I "leaked" for that long, this wasn't true blood). Even the x-ray tech this wasn't normal. My leg was swollen and...more
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I called as a past customer of Dr Lieber, with special circumstances as my husband lost his job and we have no insurance. Lieber did two hip replacements for me, I am having trouble with one of the hip replacements thinking that I could get an xray with special circumstances. The person that...more
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After looking my xrays, he asked how I got injured. I told him it happened while weight lifting, he said that weightlifting is bad for shoulders but gave no alternatives. He "examined" my shoulder by doing ~4 basic special tests. We discussed the pain & he said to take Aleve & keep exercising my...more
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He did knee replacement surgery on me and it was a surprisingly easy and a relatively pain-minimal experience. He made clear that my participation in the process was important, pre and post op. Supplied plenty of information and staff contacts and classes for me to take which helped me better...more
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We had to wait an hour and a half for him to tell us "he didn't go to med school to write doctors notes". He asked us how long the note should stand for, but said he had no idea how long my arm would take to heal.
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