Dr. Sergey Kachar, DO


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

3030 W Salt Creek Ln Ste 100 Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Get Directions
Dr. Sergey Kachar, DO
Dr. Sergey Kachar, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Arlington Heights, IL. He has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Kachar is affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital.

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Patient Comments (25)
Prospect Heights, IL |
Personable, takes time to answer all questions, explains surgery in detail/what to expect etc.
in Northbrook, IL |
Dr. Kachar was able to see me right after my skiing accident. He was very thorough with examining my knees and very helpful in my speedy recovery. I would reccommend Dr. Kachar to everyone who has problems with their feet!
in Northbrook, Ill |
Dr. Kachar is a true healer. I'm relatively young and active , but have been having all kinds of problems with my knees. Dr. Kachar is always ready to help to make sure I can enjoy my strenuous hikes. He is compassionate, knowledgeable, caring and a great listener. In addition, Dr. Kachar has a great staff and imaging services right there in his office , so there no need to go somewhere else to get MRI and come back to see him, everything can be done at the same time right in his offic
in Palatine, IL |
Dr Kachar was excellent throughout. One day after surgery I had almost no pain, and he suggested a very good Rehab facility. He saw me weekly and was very responsive. He is always pleasant and extremely professional
in Huntley, Illinois |
Easy to schedule visits before and after surgery. Staff is excellent in response to scheduling visits and communication of upcoming visits. Information as to what is involved during the surgery and after the surgery was provided by the doctor and reduced any nervousness that I had. I have recommended Dr. Kachar to several of my neighbors and friends and would go back to Dr. Kachar if I needed another operation.
in Arlington Heights, IL |
Dr. Kachar replaced my hip in June. After 10 years of intense pain at my first visit he pointed out that I was having a hip issue. Even before taking x-rays, he knew something was wrong with my hip. After x-rays, it was verified that I needed a hip replacement. He is an outstanding physician that was with my every step of the way. I would highly recommend him to anyone and everyone! I am about to turn 60 but I feel like I'm 30! Thank you Dr. Kachar!
in Des Plaines, IL |
Best doctors experience in my life. Everybody are so professional. Always helpful.
in Arlington Heights, IL |
I met Dr. Kachar when taken to the hospital by paramedic’s after a fall and breaking my Femur. I feel very fortunate that he was working at the hospital that day. Everyone told me he was a great doctor and I was in good hands. What my husband and I found was that Dr. Kachar is not only a great surgeon but demonstrates true care and sincerity and compassion for his patients. I would recommend him to anyone.
in Arlington Heights, IL |
I received 2 other opinions. I felt Dr. Kachar was very professional and more up to date on knee surgery. I always felt he had your best interest.
in Mount Prospect, IL |
Amazing Doctor. From my first appt I could just tell he was the doctor for me. Very interested in making you feel great again. He is a doctor and a coach. Surgery was excellent, recovery has been awesome. I felt great with no more hip pain immediately. Follow-up care has been great. Healing has been wonderful. If you need an orthopedic Surgeon, look no further -- he's the best. Great experience with office support staff and nurses.
in arlington heights il |
great doctor. First hip done three years ago by another surgeon....very painful. Dr K did this hip and it was totally different experience that the first hip replacement. Up and about with no problems within a couple of weeks.
in Rolling Meadow's, IL |
Best Doctor their is, I looked for 10 year's TO FIND THE RIGHT DOCTOR, for my knee's . He will not disappoint you. He has great manners and moral's. I recommend him 100%.He also great at what he does, Total knee surgery's.
in Lockport, IL |
Dr. Kachar is very caring and attentive to my needs. After excellent results with my knee replacement, a severe problem with sciatic nerve pain developed and he has worked very hard to help me through this pain and finding a solution to this problem.
Round Lake, IL |
Would strongly recommend Dr. Kachar for total hip replacement. My pre-surgery, surgery and recovery care was a most positive experience. He listened carefully, explained thoroughly, was compassionate and caring. I feel Dr. Kachar truly loves being an orthopedic surgeon as is demonstrated by his enthusiastic investment in his patients. His staff was always courteous and friendly making my experience as positive as possible.
in Island Lake |
Had a total left hip replacement with Dr. Kachar. It was Turn Key ! I was walking without a walker or a cane on the 10th day after surgery. He also does reconstructive Surgery, so why not have him do it when you just have severe arthritis, like me. You will not be sorry. I am doing better than ever before. Just can't say enough about him and the Northwest Physical Therapy Group next to his office.
in Desplaines IL |
Trust, explain everything clear,very good understanding of the problems, lots of availability, answers every question clearly
in Mount Prospect, IL |
Dr Kachar is a excellent Doctor. Best personality and he really cares about his patients. My husband and I both see him. He did both my knees and I had excellent results. I recommend him to everyone.
in Illinois City, IL |
My husband and I have been going to Dr. Kachar for many years. He did partial knee replacements on my husband and arthoscopic surgery to repair meniscus tear in one of my knees and total knee replacement in the other. We live about 25 miles away. Although there are other doctors of orthopedics in our area we prefer to stay with Dr. Kachar. He is a fabulous surgeon, and in our opinion the best.
in Algonquin, IL |
What a breath of fresh air is Dr. Kachar. I met a doctor who took the time to talk to me. To find out what I expected from knee replacement surgery. To answer not just my questions and fears, but my husbands as well. I never felt pushed to do the surgery; he gave me information and time to decide. I had the first total knee replacement surgery Nov.9,2015 and the 2nd. Feb.29, 2016. Rehab is hard, but I feel 100% better. Looking forward to golfing again.
in Arlington Heights, IL |
I recently had carpal tunnel release surgery and every visit from the diagnosis to the surgery and follow up were excellent. I am very happy with the results and will have to schedule the left hand. I would recommend Dr. Kachar.
After 9 weeks in a cast after a surgery that ended me up intubated and in intensive care, l was released for physical therapy 3 times a week. I followed directions to the letter, went for my follow up a month after the cast and Dr kachar said l needed to stop therapy, wear a walking boot 24/7 and stay off my ankle completely. Ankle wasn't healed yet, couldn't he see that a month ago when he took the cast off??? Very disappointed and still confused as to what happened.
in Schaumburg, IL |
This was my first visit to Dr. Kachar. He took care listening to my explanation and was extremely knowledgeable about my diagnosis and how to fix it. He was very kind and had such a calming demeanor. I would recommend him to anyone.
in Wheeling, IL |
After years of suffering pain, Dr. Kachar diagnose my hip problem. He replaced my hip joint and I am now pain free. I am progressing rapidly with rehab and feel that has a lot to do with his technique. He answered all my questions and made me feel at ease. Excellent surgeon with a great bedside manner. LOVE LOVE LOVE him.
I would highly recommend Dr Kachar. I never had any difficulty getting an appointment, even when I had an urgent need to be seen. His office is vey well run & accomodating. Dr Kachar is simply the BEST! I work in the healthcare field and appreciate the time he takes with each & every patient. He did my knee replacement & I couldn't be happier with the recovery, pain management and the outcome. Thank you, Dr. Kachar.
in Hoffman Estates, IL |
I had carpel tunnel syndrome in my hand and got carpel tunnel release procedure done by Dr.Kachar. Its been 1 year and there is no scar on my wrist. He is one of the best doctor I met.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


  • Medical School
    Midwestern University

    Graduated in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Midwestern University
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Chicago

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate