Dr. Leah Urbanosky, MD

Dr. Leah Urbanosky, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Female  |  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Leah Urbanosky, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Western Springs, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read her story

Hinsdale Orthopaedics

4700 Gilbert Ave Ste 51

Western Springs, IL 60558
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas


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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
more than 87% of peers
Elbow Injuries
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Urbanosky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Urbanosky "She completed residency training at West Virginia University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Her fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery took place at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Urbanosky joined Hinsdale Orthopaedics in June 2006 and has earned a certificate of added qualification for surgery of the hand."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Urbanosky "Dr. Urbanosky is a noted expert in the area of hand and upper extremity treatment.  Her expertise and treatment is sought out by patients, as well as physicians, who face complicated and difficult cases.  She is continually consulted for second opinions and cases of misdiagnoses. Dr. Urbanosky is known for the personal and thorough care provided to each of her patients. She is board certified and fellowship trained, specializing in the treatment of arm and hand disorders. "


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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.


  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • West Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • West Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Wake Forest University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Urbanosky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Urbanosky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Urbanosky to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Urbanosky's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Wilmington, IL |
Dr. Leah is a fantastic person and a great and caring surgeon, having done right shoulder surgery (three years ago) and carpal tunnel and trigger finger work on my left hand yesterday (6/21/2016). She is surrounded by competent personnel and, as a result, I will have her do future surgeries anytime...more
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in Chicago |
Dr.Urbanosky is simply the best!From day one she put me at ease and explained all my options and when it came time for my surgery her staff made me feel at home, I'm extremely squeemish and don't do well in a hospital environment but from the front desk staff to the nurses and anesthesiologist who...more
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in Westchester, IL |
I would definitely recommend Dr Urbanosky. She is very professional and courteous. She always took the time to explain everything to me and answered all my questions and concerns. She made sure the Occupational Therapist had detailed guidelines so that my theraphy was successful.
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in Willowbrook, IL |
I felt very comfortable with Dr. Urbanosky. She attempted to reconcile my hand and wrist issues without surgery. Unfortunately, that did not work out and I had surgery on my wrist which went very well. I no longer have the pain and other symptoms that I had before. I would go back for other...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Urbanosky accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    United Healthcare

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