Dr. Richard Berger, MD

Dr. Richard Berger, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Richard Berger, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.

1611 W Harrison St Ste 300

Chicago, IL 60612

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Berger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger performs Knee Replacement more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Berger performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
Knee Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger performs Knee Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Berger performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revisions
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Minimally-Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revisions
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Berger treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Berger's conditions and procedures:

Arm Surgery
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
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Femur Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Neuroplasty
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
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Total Joint Replacement
Total Knee Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Richard Berger and his dedicated staff offer the most experienced and comprehensive approach to minimally invasive hip and knee replacement. Dr. Berger was the first to pioneer and perfect these minimally invasive procedures, which result in mini...

Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Department Of General Surgery University Health Center Hospitals Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1989
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Undergraduate School
1996
1994
1990
1989
1985

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Berger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Berger

4.5

Based on 116 reviews

5 Stars
86.20689655172414%
(100)
4 Stars
0.8620689655172413%
(1)
3 Stars
0.8620689655172413%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
12.068965517241379%
(14)

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Outstanding. Gave me back my mobility to raise my four boys.
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My knee replacement was a total success.
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Gave me my life back. At 42 years old, I was told by every doctor I saw that I was too young for a knee replacement or that I would have to quit my job as a dance teacher in order for them to do the procedure. Dr. Berger disagreed, and 8 years ago gave me a new lease on life and the ability to...Read More
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Phenomenal service all the way around incredible staff, and very effective. Fabulous experience
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Efficient and confidence creating organization and doctor
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