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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ronald Silver, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Silver has been reviewed by 35 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ronald Silver, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Silver graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Silver has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Francis Hospital Of Evanston 
  • Michael Reese Hospital And Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Ronald Lawrence Silver MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Ronald L. Silver practice?
Dr. Ronald Silver has 2 office locations.
Dr. Ronald Silver practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Lincolnwood, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Chicago, IL.
See Lincolnwood Orthopedic Surgeons.