Dr. Raju Ghate, MD

Dr. Raju Ghate, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Raju Ghate, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

680 N Lake Shore Dr # 924

Chicago, IL 60611

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ghate'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.

This content was provided by Dr. Ghate "My goal is to understand my patients needs and work with them to return them to their active lifestyles.  This can involve therapies ranging from physical therapy to surgical intervention. When it comes to surgical intervention my goal is to understand the patient's needs and goals and use that to formulate a treatment plan that best fits them.   "

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

85  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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27  Procedures

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ghate has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Ghate's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ghate to family and friends
34 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Ghate's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Dr. Ghate is the BEST !!! He replaced both my knees ( 2017 & 2018) and the outcome could not have been better! He extremely knowledgeable, conscientious, kind and caring. I never asked him one question he did not competently answer. He knows his stuff and is worthy of your full trust. In addition...more
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Horrible bed side manner. I never had a doctor tell me that my knee coming out of the sock and the pain from it was all in my head and actually had to nerve to write the same in the charts of my medical records. I would never recommend this doctor to anyone. In fact I tell people don't go to him
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tim kelly, crete, il. just had my other knee done by dr. ghate this one feels better than the last one. i say again the dr. did his job i'll do mine exercise, exercise, exercise. thanks again doctor!!!
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Dr. Ghate performed a total knee replacement for me. He provided a clearly defined protocol to me before surgery. I was instructed how to prepare for surgery and what to expect subsequent to surgery. Everything went exactly as I expected. I now have a fully functional pain free knee. Dr. Ghate and...more
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I had a full knee replacement 4/16. I had seen several other doctors prior to seeing Dr. Ghate. I knew immediately he was my guy. He explained everything in great detail and very patient. His nurse Heidi is the best. Outstanding ! Skokie hospital was wonderful and excellent staff. My knee is...more
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