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Authority Magazine: Telehealth Best Practices

Dr. Richard Berger On How to Best Care for Your Patients When They Are Not...

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Becker’s: 12000th Surgery

Richard Berger, MD, of Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center is celebrating 20 years of performing same-day joint...

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Cision: 20 Years of Outpatient Hip and Knee Surgery

Orthopedic Pioneer Dr. Richard Berger Marks 20 Years Of Performing Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgeries World-renowned...

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Becker's Spine Review: We Have to Prepare
Beckers: 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

Richard Berger, MD. Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Dr. Berger is a leader in outpatient joint replacements....

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Healio: Surgeon considers patient perspective to establish telehealth protocols for TJA

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Richard A. Berger, MD, established a telehealth protocol to accommodate patients both...

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WFRV – Don’t Delay Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. Richard Berger Urges Patients: Get Joint Replacement Before Next COVID-19 Spike

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We Are Green Bay: Healthwatch

As elective surgeries get the green light to resume, some patients may have concerns about...

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WJXT – Now is the Time for Elective Surgeries

Dr. Berger says the Time for Joint Replacement is Now. Why patients shouldn’t put off...

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WFMZ – Elective surgeries during Covid-19

Joint Replacement Surgery is Safer Than Ever. Dr. Richard Berger discusses why patients shouldn’t put...

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KSAT – Dr. Berger on Elective Surgeries

Don’t Neglect Your Health: The Time for Joint Replacement is Now. Dr. Richard Berger discusses...

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WNDU: Now is the Time for Elective Surgeries

Dr. Richard Berger now is the time to schedule your elective surgeries in case of...

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Becker's Spine Review: We Have to Prepare
Beckers: Now is the time for elective surgery, 2nd COVID-19 surge expected in the fall

Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush surgeon Richard Berger, MD, is anticipating a second wave of...

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Patch: Summer Vacation Cancelled Due To COVID-19? Not For Darcie Kiper

Bloomington resident and outdoor adventurer embraces “Isolation-cation” to combat cabin fever A runner, biker, former...

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Becker's Spine Review: We Have to Prepare
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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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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