Dr. Terry Light, MD

Dr. Terry Light, MD

Pediatric Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Terry Light, MD is a pediatric hand surgery specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1973 and specializes in pediatric hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2160 S 1st Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

(888) 584-7888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand Conditions
high
more than 85% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 81% of peers
Trigger Finger
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Light'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.

Dr. Light's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Light "I am a native Chicagoan."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Light "I believe that each child should be encouraged to maximize their potential in a supportive environment."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Polydactyly
  • Polydactyly Preaxial
  • Postaxial Polydactyly
  • Radial Ray Agenesis
  • Radioulnar Synostosis - Type 2
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Split Hand Deformity
  • Spondylosis
  • Syndactyly
  • Trigger Finger

15  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pollicization
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release

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

  • Yale
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Light has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Light's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Light to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Light's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD
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