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Becker’s Spine Review: Dr. Berger: ‘We have to prepare’ for more COVID-19 surges

Chicago could see multiple waves of COVID-19 as businesses reopen, according to Richard Berger, MD,...

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HealthNews Weekly: Out-of-State Patients Come to Illinois as Elective Surgeries Resume

Out-of-State Patients Come to Illinois as Elective Surgeries Resume Setting out on a 10-hour drive...

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NBC5 Chicago: Elective Surgeries Resume in Illinois

Elective Surgeries Resume in Illinois, With Safety In Mind As the coronavirus pandemic continues, elective...

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Chicago Sun Times: Elective Surgery

As elective surgeries resume, out-of-state patients flock to Illinois doctors “They planned everything around having...

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WGN: Dr. Berger on Delayed Surgery

The delayed results of the COVID-19 crisis could have real consequences in residents’ mental health...

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Daily Herald: Recovery Techniques

How recovery techniques help one Naperville pastor ‘breathe my way through’ pandemic When Naperville pastor...

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No Race? No Space? No Problem.

The cancellation of the Pittsburgh Marathon didn’t stop ultra-runner Jeff Gleason any more than a...

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Hospitals Management: Engineers Week

The Western Society of Engineers celebrates Engineers Week by honoring Richard A. Berger, M.D., as the...

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NBC5 Chicago: More Patients Seek Knee, Hip Replacements in Middle Age

Knee and hip replacements are traditionally considered to be surgeries considered later in life, but...

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Pittsburg Post Gazette: Overnight Marathon

Despite cancellation of Pittsburgh Marathon, three friends plan overnight marathon of their own For Gleason,...

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CRAINS: People on the Move

Dr. Richard A. Berger, Associate Professor at Rush University Medical Center, received the Western Society...

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HELIOS: Western Society of Engineers presents award to Richard A. Berger, MD

The Western Society of Engineers honored Richard A. Berger, MD, with the Washington Award, which is given...

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PRNewswire: Pittsburgh Marathon Cancelled? Not For Jeff Gleason And Running Friends

Pittsburgh Runner Organizes Social Distancing Marathon: 26.2 Miles in Middle of the Night PITTSBURGH, March...

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Becker's Spine Review: We Have to Prepare
BECKER’S: Outpatient joint replacements to ‘skyrocket over next 10 years’

Dr. Berger discusses the future of outpatient joint replacement surgery with Allan Cooper of Becker’s...

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PATCH: Drs. Richard Berger wins Washington Award

Dr. Richard Berger was honored by The Western Society of Engineers on February 28th. The...

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CHICAGO BUSINESS JOURNAL: People on the Move

Dr. Berger was recently recognized as a Person on the Move in the March issue of  Chicago...

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Meet Dr. Richard Berger, Chicago hip and knee surgeon to the likes of Archie Manning, John Slattery and more

Dr. Richard Berger, right, chats with his patient, Debbie Korb of New York, on Jan. 7. Berger replaced Korb's knee in 2016. (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)

Dr. Richard Berger, right, chats with his patient, Debbie Korb of New York, on Jan. 7. Berger replaced Korb’s knee in 2016. (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)

Archie Manning doesn’t remember who first told him about Dr. Richard Berger. The Hall of Fame quarterback said perhaps his son, Peyton Manning, recommended the Chicago orthopedic surgeon. Or maybe it was friends in Dallas or Birmingham. Former president George W. Bush also had been a Berger patient, you know.

Debbie Korb, who works with celebrities as a real estate broker in New York City, didn’t want to say who initially told her about Berger. “When my knee started to act up, I called that person and I said, ‘What’s the name?’ And I got it, and I came. And the next thing you know, a friend of mine in New York is (‘Mad Men’ alum) John Slattery, who a lot of people know. And I said, ‘John, I’m going to Dr. Berger.’ And I said it was the most luxurious operation I have ever had, not that I’ve had many,” Korb told the Tribune earlier this month. She was visiting Berger for a check-up and to accompany another friend — Bob Savage, the painter and husband of fashion designer Nanette Lepore — to his appointment.

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