Dr. Richard Berger, MD

Dr. Richard Berger, MD

Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Richard Berger, MD is a reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in reconstructive orthopedic surgery and orthopedic surgery.

1611 W Harrison St Ste 300

Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Information

(312) 361-2111

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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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

  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • 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 125 reviews

5 Stars
87.2%
(109)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
11.2%
(14)

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As a former CBS-TV network affiliate medical reporter, I can say Dr. Berger's entire medical practice, from his groundbreaking surgical techniques to every member of his highly trained and dedicated staff, it is the finest medical practice I have ever encountered. It's as simple as that.
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The whole process on left knee replacement has been awesome. Very organized, very caring.
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My visit with Dr Berger was my 1yr follow up after he performed my knee replacement. His staff is outstanding and answers any questions you may have. So well trained, Dr Berger doesn’t need much time when seeing you!! Dr Berger’s expertise and development of all joint replacement, hip and knee implants have been created by him with his engineering background! He makes sure everything is perfect and you can walk home the same day as surgery!!! I highly recommend Dr Berger, you will be amazed!
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Wonderful very attentive staff!
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I had both knees replaced by Dr Berger 3 years ago. I only wished that I would have done it years before. I’m enjoying my grandkids and doing more things since replacement. Dr Berger and his staff are wonderful. They take you thru each step of the replacement explaining everything about it. I walked out of hospital both times with only a cane for 2-3 days and then walked normally after that. Was back to work in 2 weeks only cause I stayed home for therapy visits. Wonderful doctor.
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Dr. Berger gave me my life back! He does amazing work. His staff is very efficient, knowledgeable, and helpful. I am so happy I found him because he made many things happy other surgeons told me were impossible. I would recommend anyone with anthem insurance to go see him.
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Great experience with my knee replacement. Dr. Berger and all of his staff are great. They are very professional and extremely responsive.
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Dr. Berger gave me back my active life style! I was in constant pain before I had both knee’s replaced. I am a farmer, and back to doing anything I want with no pain! I highly recommend Dr Berger!
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Total hip replacement and back to normal in ~2 weeks, amazing! Dr. Berger and his skilled staff provide superior service and exceeded my already high expectations. Thanks for being the VERY best at what you do!!!
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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 continue doing what I love... I have referred numerous friends and family members, and they too have had success. Thank you so much
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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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Dr. Berger runs a a highly effective organization. From the time you enter his office you are greeted by a friendly and organized staff. Dr. Berger replaced both knees, without any problems. I highly recommend hi, and would use him again if the need be.
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The speed of recovery time I experienced from two hip replacement surgeries is amazing. Walking without aid within two hours of surgery, golf within 4 weeks. Who does that?! Dr. Berger is a magician and his staff is delightful, professional, knowledgeable, and responsive. They process a lot of patients but the operation hums like a well-oiled machine. Place yourself in their care, do everything they tell you to do, and watch in wonder at the results.
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I had a total hip replacement yesterday and walking unassisted today! Simply the best experience. Staff is amazing. Will be doing next hip in 6 weeks with Dr. Berger.
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I was recommended to Dr Berger by Dr Galante and he has helped me so muc with my hip.
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Having my knees replaced by Dr. Berger was one of the best things I've ever done! I was impressed by the process from start to finish. He and his team are wonderful!
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I'll recommend Dr Berger to friends and family
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