Dr. William Vitello, MD

Dr. William Vitello, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Vitello, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Wright State U Sch Med in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

3000 N Halsted St Ste 525

Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas


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Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vitello "My treatment philosophy is to understand the unique needs of every patient as well as their concerns. I then educate patients on their diagnosis as well as with their surgical and non-surgical options that will provide them with the optimum care they deserve."


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Tendon Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain


  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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.


  • University Of Toledo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Wright State U Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Wright State U Med Sch Affil Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Wright State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vitello has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vitello's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vitello to family and friends
based on 42 total reviews (18 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vitello's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

in Bloomington, IL
Dr. Vitello is a very competent surgeon. He performed Carpel Tunnel surgery on both of my wrists. I had excellent results. There was minimal pain and swelling after each surgery. I felt he listened intently to what I had to say. He is easy to talk to.
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in Chicago, IL
Dr. Vitello is straight forward and very professional. He wayed all options for my trigger finger, and did an excellent surgical procedure. I highly recommend him. His PA, Cynthia is outstanding!
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in Chicago, IL
I went to see Dr Vitello for a "trigger finger".I wanted to avoid surgery so I had the 2 allowable shots and did occupational therapy. Relief was temporary and I ultimately decided to have the surgery.I wish I had decided to have the surgery sooner.As Dr Vitello explained the procedure was a simple...more
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in Chicago, IL
He is the best in the business to my grade. He is straight doesn't waste time and know what he is doing.
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in Chicago, IL
Great surgeon and his assistant Cynthia is very nice!
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