Dr. Samer Attar, MD

Dr. Samer Attar, MD

Orthopedic Oncology | Male

Northwestern Medical Group
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Dr. Attar specializes in Orthopedic Oncology and practices in Chicago, IL. He practices at 2 locations.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Chicago Medical Center

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Chicago Medical Center

    Completed in 2009

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Attar'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 Oncology
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Attar's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Attar

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients