Dr. Michael Vender, MD

Dr. Michael Vender, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Michael Vender, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

515 W Algonquin Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 956-0099

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 95% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Vender's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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23  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • 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.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University Chicago Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Connecticut Combined Hand Services
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vender's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vender to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Vender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My husband had hand surgery. Doctor Vender prescribed Tylonol with Ibuprofen instead of an opiod for pain. Much better - no risk of addiction. Way to Go Doc. Oh, and surgery went well, too.
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His office makes you wait over hour they can't speak English you spend few minutes with the Dr then wait 30 minutes for x-ray even with ha ing mri report right in front of him and they do tell you when done looks like he just cares how his office looks
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I had two carpal tunnel surgeries performed by Dr. Vender. My right hand was done on November 8, 2016 and my left on December 20, 2016. Dr. Vender took the time prior to my surgeries to explain what would happen and answer all of my questions. My worries about undergoing surgery were eased by both...more
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Dr. Michael Vendor recently fused my middle finger due to arthritis. His work is incredible. He is professional and caring towards his patients. His staff and office environment are efficient and caring. I have worked with Dr. Vendor in the past and highly recommend him.
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Told me I could return to work with injury and no restrictions. Ended up having surgery soon after. Post surgery, said I could return to full duty work. Ended up having to go to hospital because I was in so much pain. He's sold his soul to the insurance companies. Enjoy your fancy alligator...more
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