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Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Julia Bruene
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
David Garras
Tad Gerlinger
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Scott Sporer
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Physicians
Richard A. Berger, M.D.
Hip & Knee Reconstruction and Replacement
Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Richard A. Berger, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Berger has pioneered minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, allowing patients to recover faster with less pain than with traditional hip and knee replacement surgery. His degree in mechanical engineering from MIT has helped him design specialized instruments which allow the surgery to be done without cutting any muscle, tendons, or ligaments. These advances allow most of Dr. Berger's patients to walk independently and leave the hospital the day of surgery. His mechanical engineering background has also helped him to design gender-specific implants that fit and perform better for active patients.

Dr. Berger was fellowship trained in adult reconstruction at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Berger also conducts research on hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Berger, as part of his pioneering role in minimally invasive surgery, has developed specialized instruments, techniques for surgery, as well as knee and hip implants. As the developer, Dr. Berger receives royalties and payments from the manufacturers of these devices.

Visit Dr. Berger's Website For more information about Dr. Berger
visit www.outpatienthipandknee.com.


Practice Emphasis:Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement
Medical School:Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency:University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship:Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Joint Replacement
Board Certification:Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Procedures:Minimally invasive hip and knee replacement
Research Interests:Minimally invasive surgery
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
 
Dr. Berger and staff

Clinical Support Staff

Lyndsey Johnson
Jenny Russell
Sheila Sanders
Eileen Serafin
Betsy Thill


Dr. Berger has office hours at the following location:

Rush University Medical Center

For an appointment with Dr. Richard Berger please call Courtney at (312) 432-2557, or Andrea at (312) 432-2343.

In the News

MOR Doctors Recognized as Outstanding Knee Surgeons by Becker's
Dr. Richard Berger and Patient Discuss Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
Dr. Berger Treats More Than 1,200 Hip and Knee Patients Each Year
Harold Baines Returns to 1st Base
Dr. Berger Discusses Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery on Health Corner
Dr. Berger Discusses MIS Hip Surgery on NBC 5
Partial Knee Replacement Gives Pat Robertson Full Relief
Kiplinger's Report: Over 40? Say Ouch
The Kindest Cut
New Knee Surgery Offers Speedy Recovery
MOR Physicians Make 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America® List
Chicago Magazine's 2010 Top Doctors Profile
Minimally Invasive Approach Sends Patients Home Same Day

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