Dr. Rebecca Kuo, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Female

MK Orthopaedics 396 Remington Blvd Ste 131 Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Get Directions
Dr. Rebecca Kuo, MD

Dr. Rebecca Kuo, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Bolingbrook, IL. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Kuo is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers.

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Dr. Kuo's Care Philosophy

As a spinal surgeon I believe in treating the patient and his/her symptoms, not the findings on the MRI or X-ray. I will correlate the patient's history to my findings on physical examination as well as the films to create a plan for the patient. Not everybody has the same symptoms or symptoms at all from the same MRI findings so it is important to discover and treat the real issues so they may be addressed appropriately.

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    in Country Club Hills |
    Dr. Kuo saved my LIFE on December 10th and I'm so ever grateful for her. She has changed my life forever was in a horrible automobile accident and things was looking good could have been paralyzed but, with her awesome team I'm back to work and living my every day to the fullest.
    Morris, IL |
    Never examined me after surgery she kept sending me to physical therapy, a year later I'm seeing a doctor at rush to fix her mistake
    Chicago, IL |
    My wife has been seen by Dr. kuo 4 time now and had a routine surgery. So far my wife as waited nearly 12 hours for her appointments to begin and as spent on average 5 minutes with Dr. Kuo per visit. I do not understand how people get seen that may have a job. Her surgery went fine but was also behind schedual and once it was over, it was 2 days before we saw Dr. kuo again in the hospital. she may be a competent doctor but her servoce to her patience and lack of respect for others time is unsat
    in Ottawa IL |
    in Tinley Park, IL |
    She is extremely thorough and stays with you until you understand and don't have any more questions. Great bedside manner. Extremely intelligent.
    in Ottawa, IL |
    Dr/ Kuo has performed multiple spinal surgeries on me over the past 8 years. She is the most caring concerned Dr. I've ever had. She truly treats the patient.
    in Mazon, IL |
    Our regular orthopedist told us that we needed to see a specialist immediately, and he recommended us to Dr. Kuo. We immediately got in the next day. We were quickly brought back to a room (which was very clean with phenomenal staff). She explained everything to our understanding after getting a background. Very good beside manner and made us feel very comfortable. Didn't want to operate immediately. 10/10 would recommend to any family or friends (after Dr. Stephen Tracey)
    Totally unprofessional manner. Spoke to me very rudely and unecessarily put me down and made me cry telling me I needed two airplane seats and would die soon and leave my kids without a mother a day that the stress I was going through (my sister had thyroid cancer and I was afraid of losing my job) was no excuse and went on to brag about her personal life for the rest of the visit. Just had a redo on her failed fusion. Also she wanted to do a completely unnecessary full rod in spine suegery.
    Terrible experience. Would never recommend anyone go to this doctor. Cocky, overbearing, terrible bedside manner. Surgery outcome was terrible and has only gotten worse. I am having to under go a complete redu on my spine procedure. I also have a very good friend who went to this group, had to go thru a complete redu on their knee. I found the staff and PT group friendly. I am in the medical industry. Never seen any doctor treat a patient like this. Good luck.
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    Dr. Kuo's Care Philosophy

    As a spinal surgeon I believe in treating the patient and his/her symptoms, not the findings on the MRI or X-ray. I will correlate the patient's history to my findings on physical examination as well as the films to create a plan for the patient. Not everybody has the same symptoms or symptoms at all from the same MRI findings so it is important to discover and treat the real issues so they may be addressed appropriately.

    Dr. Kuo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Orthopedic 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

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Herniated Disc
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spine Disorders
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Cervical Spondylitis
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Discitis
    • Discogenic Pain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lumbar Sprain
    • Lupus
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scheuermann's Disease
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Compression Fracture
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Infections
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Dislocation
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture


    • Medical School
      Rush Medical College Of Rush University

      Graduated in 2001

    • Internship Hospital
      Rush University

      Completed in 2002

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush University

      Completed in 2006

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Texas Houston

      Completed in 2007

    • Undergraduate School
      Dartmouth College

      Graduated in 1992

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Fracture Care
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injection