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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charles Slack is Excellent. Dr. Slack has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Charles Slack, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Spinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Slack graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Slack has 18 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital 
  • Holy Family Medical Center 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Charles Slack MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Charles Slack practice?
Dr. Charles Slack has 1 office location.
Dr. Charles Slack practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Orthopedic Surgeons.