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Dr. Richard A. Berger

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Phone: (312) ***-****  HQ Phone
Dr. Berger
1611 W. Harrison
Chicago , Illinois 60612
United States

Company Description: Dr. Berger's team provide extensive preoperative education so that every patient knows exactly what to expect. he team is devoted to treating the whole patient,...   more

Employment History


  • MD
  • M.D.
  • degree , mechanical engineering
  • physical therapist , Physical Therapy and works
    University of Michigan-Flint
  • Doctorate , Physical Therapy and works
    University of Michigan-Flint
187 Total References
Web References
Meet Our Team | Outpatient Hip and Knee, 26 Sept 2015 [cached]
Richard A. Berger, MD
Assistant Professor Rush University Medical Center
Practice Emphasis: Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement
Dr. Berger has pioneered minimally invasive hip and knee replacement
Allowing patients to recover faster with less pain than patients undergoing traditional hip and knee replacement surgery. His surgery is unique because of his advanced techniques which allow him to perform the surgery without cutting any muscle, ligaments or tendons, on the patient. These advances allow most of Dr. Berger's patients to walk independently and leave the hospital the same 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. As part of his pioneering role in minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Berger has developed specialized instruments and 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. Additional information regarding these manufacturers, devices and instruments will be provided to you upon request.
Dr. Berger's Experienced and Dedicated Staff
Prior to her work for Dr. Berger, Andrea worked as an administrative assistant for an oncology physician at Rush. Andrea is responsible for ensuring a holistic and cohesive surgical experience for patients by providing patients with all information they may need prior to surgery. Andrea is Dr. Berger's point-person for new patient inquires and scheduling initial consultations. Additionally, she manages Dr. Berger's tight surgical schedule and serves as a liaison between Dr. Berger's practice and the Rush surgical department. Overall, Andrea enjoys the opportunity she has to help patients.
Extremely active in her free time, Courtney loves seeing patients' quality of life restored from Dr. Berger's surgical technique.
Dr. Berger has office hours at the following location: Rush University Medical Center, 1611 West Harrison Street.
Outpatient Hip and Knee :: Dr Richard Berger, 19 Feb 2012 [cached]
About Dr Berger Request an Appointment
Melissa joined Dr. Berger's team in January 2008 after working in the acute care physical therapy department at Rush for two years. She graduated from University of Michigan-Flint with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and works as Dr. Berger's physical therapist. In addition to assisting with all appointments, Melissa holds pre-operative educational classes for all of Dr. Berger's patients to assist them with post-operative rehabilitation. She most enjoys being able to help patients return to their active lifestyles post-surgery.
Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship - Faculty - Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, 30 Mar 2015 [cached]
Richard Berger, M.D.
An extremely busy clinician and master technician, Dr. Berger provides the fellowship with a wealth of clinical material. His practice emphasizes less invasive surgical techniques and he is a pioneer in the development of perioperative pathways to optimize patient outcomes. His research interests include clinical outcomes of both less invasive primary and complex revision procedures. Dr. Berger performs a substantial volume of partial knee arthroplasties (including unicompartmental and patellofemoral arthroplasty) and unique surgical exposures.
Sheila A. Sanders, BSN, ONC - Registered Nurse - Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, 30 Mar 2015 [cached]
Sheila is responsible for running the busy orthopedic clinic of Dr. Berger, who performs over 750 complex hip and knee revisions and primary joint arthroplasties each year.
Richard Berger, M.D.
Clinical Responsibilities
Richard Berger, an ... [cached]
Richard Berger, an orthopedic surgeon at Rush Medical Center in Chicago who did his residency at Pitt, is a pioneer of a minimally invasive hip and knee replacement technique. He led a 2009 study, published in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, that found that same-day knee replacements require "perfect execution" to be successful.
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