Dr. Samer Attar, MD

Dr. Samer Attar, MD

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Dr. Samer Attar, MD is an orthopedic oncology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in orthopedic oncology and non-surgical orthopedics.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Fl 13

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteopenia
normal
more than 83% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 81% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Attar'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.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

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

118  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
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33  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
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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

  • University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Attar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Attar's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Attar to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Attar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Took his time with me, explained things thoroughly, gave me clear options. My first visit, I got a strong sense of a competent, caring doctor, very relieved to have found him.
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