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We found 9 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana PPO near Northbrook, IL.

Dr. John F Sarwark, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. John Sarwark specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: scoliosis, musculoskeletal surgery, and spina bifida. Dr. Sarwark takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Sarwark has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Sarwark is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Fractures, Sports Injuries, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Spina Bifida, Trauma

Dr. Chadwick C Prodromos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1714 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Chadwick Prodromos' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: meniscus repair, hip arthroscopy, and sports health. Patient ratings for Dr. Prodromos average 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Prodromos attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Prodromos (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. Dr. Prodromos is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Rebecca Lynn Carl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Carl is a specialist in pediatric sports medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She works in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Winfield, IL. Dr. Carl's education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She has a special interest in sports health. She is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Grayhack, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. John Grayhack works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He is especially interested in scoliosis, surgical procedures, and musculoskeletal problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Grayhack takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Grayhack has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Limb Lengthening, Sports Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Erik Charles Bennett King, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Erik King works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. King has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. In his practice, he is particularly interested in scoliosis, cancer, and surgical procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. King's education and training includes medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Clubfoot, Hand Problems, Trauma

Dr. Joseph Aloysius Janicki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Janicki's specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. His areas of expertise consist of scoliosis and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Janicki honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Foot ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Drive
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Laura Lemke works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Winfield, IL, Csf, IL, and Northbrook, IL. She is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lemke accepts. Dr. Lemke is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Lemke completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. Dr. Lemke's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Surgery

Dr. Keith L Komnick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
581 E Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Keith Komnick sees patients in Des Plaines, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Hoffman Estates, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Komnick's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Komnick honors.

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Clinical interests: Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Partial Hip Replacement, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J Grear, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
581 E Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Michael Grear specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Grear trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University for his residency. His clinical interests include carpal tunnel surgery, open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery, and minimally invasive knee replacement. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Grear is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Partial Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Back Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.