License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher DeWald is Excellent. Dr. DeWald has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • 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 DeWald MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Christopher DeWald practice?
Dr. Christopher DeWald has 5 office locations.
Dr. Christopher DeWald practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Oak Park, IL and Des Plaines, IL.
See Chicago Orthopedic Surgeons.