Dr. Richard Wixson, MD
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

I seek to provide high quality outcomes for hip and knee replacement using modern techniques and approaches.

Biography

Dr. Richard Wixson, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Wixson is affiliated with Skokie Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Evanston Hospital, Highland Park Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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    Dr. Wixson's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
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    Dr. Wixson's Care Philosophy

    I seek to provide high quality outcomes for hip and knee replacement using modern techniques and approaches.

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

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Wixson has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement (7/21/2014)
      • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
      • State: Illinois
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • 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
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Wisconsin Medical School

      Graduated in 1972

    • Internship Hospital
      Henry Ford Hospital

      Completed in 1973

    • Residency Hospital
      Henry Ford Hospital

      Completed in 1974

      Henry Ford Med Ctr-Henry Ford Hosp

      Completed in 1977

      New England Baptist Hospital

      Completed in 1978

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

      Completed in 1977

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
    • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate