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Dr. Sheryl Lynn Lipnick, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1585 N. Barrington Road, Suite 101; Drives Building 2
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sheryl Lipnick, who practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Lipnick is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Lipnick attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific for medical school. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Lipnick is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , partial hip replacement (hip hemiarthroplasty), replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total hip replacement

All Interests: Heel Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Partial Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 101
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Calumet Park, IL. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patari's clinical interests include heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Patari honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , partial hip replacement (hip hemiarthroplasty), hip replacement, knee replacement, wrist replacement, finger joint replacement, partial knee replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement, ankle replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Aaron A Bare, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Bare is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Warrenville, IL, Bartlett, IL, and Geneva, IL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bare's clinical interests include knee problems, pain, and sports health. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is open to new patients. Dr. Bare attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), shoulder replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith L Komnick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 N. Barrington Road; #101
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Keith Komnick sees patients in Des Plaines, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Komnick is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Komnick's training includes a residency program 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 takes.

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Relevant Interests: , partial hip replacement (hip hemiarthroplasty), hip replacement, knee replacement, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total hip replacement

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

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  • Charge (avg.): $5,163
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $901

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What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement, sometimes also called arthroplasty, is an option when a joint becomes severely damaged by disease or injury. The damaged cartilage of the joint is surgically removed, the ends of the bones in the joint are resurfaced, and a prosthetic is installed. Most prosthetic joints are made of a metal piece that fits into a plastic sleeve so that they glide smoothly. A joint replacement increases stability in the damaged area and decreases pain. The hip and knee are the two joints most commonly replaced, but joint replacement can also be performed on the ankle, shoulder, elbow and even fingers.

Although joint replacement is one of the safest and most reliable medical procedures available, it is still a major surgical procedure. All surgical procedures carry risks, such as infection or blood clots. For this reason, doctors try to help their patients avoid surgery for as long as they can. Taking arthritis medications, losing weight, avoiding high impact sports such as running, taking supplements such as glucosamine or chondroitin, or having joint injections may allow a patient to enjoy life without the need for surgery.

After having joint replacement surgery, expect some pain the first few days as you recover. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery, and it can decrease complications and increase your future mobility. As soon as possible, returning to low impact sports such as swimming, walking or biking can stretch and heal your new joint. A prosthetic joint can last 15 - 20 years and cannot be further damaged by degenerative diseases such as arthritis, so once it is done you should be pain-free for many years.
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