Dr. Scott Price, MD

Dr. Scott Price, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Scott Price, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Palos Heights, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

7600 W College Dr Ste 3

Palos Heights, IL 60463

Contact Information

(708) 361-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Price's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Price "Dr. Scott Price was born and raised in New York City. He attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York and received fellowship awards for Biological as well as for Medical Studies. He then attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City before completing his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Montefiore Medical Center. He completed a year of chief residency and then moved to Cincinnati for a year of fellowship training in sports medicine and adult joint reconstruction at the prestigious Cincinnati Sports Medicine Institute under the tutelage of Dr. Frank Noyes. Dr. Price served as one of the team physicians for the Chicago White Sox from 1987 until 2003 and was the head physician for the Major League Baseball All-Star game in 2003. He also has been the tournament physician for the women's professional tennis events in Chicago, including the Virginia Slims and Ameritech Cup tournaments sponsored by the WTA."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Price "I believe that providing superior patient education and creating appropriate patient expectations are key components in the care and treatment of my patients. I work closely with referring physicians and ancillary services, such as physical therapy, to ensure a seamless treatment program for my patients."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

65  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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31  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Vassar College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Montefiore M C H&l Moses Division
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Cincinnati Sports Med and Orth Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Price has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Price's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Price to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Price's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have had numerous surgeries with Dr. Price knees and shoulders. Every time his explanation to me and my wife of the surgery and recovery was extremely benefical. I would recommend Dr. Price to anyone that has any orthopedic needs. I have taken my Mother to see him and she was very happy with the...more
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