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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher DeWald is Excellent. Dr. DeWald has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Christopher DeWald, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Arthrodesis (Spinal Fusion)
  • Back Pain
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida (Meningocele)
  • Spinal Arthritis (Spondylarthritis)
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Education & Awards

Dr. DeWald graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. DeWald has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush Oak Park Hospital 
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Christopher J DeWald MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
Where does Dr. Christopher J. DeWald practice?
Dr. Christopher DeWald has 1 office location.
Dr. Christopher DeWald practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Orthopedic Surgeons.