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Dr. Bernard R Bach Jr has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Bernard R Bach Jr has the following 20 expertise
- Sports Medicine
- Tendon Injuries
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Joint Diseases
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Surgery
- Hip Surgery
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Herniated Disc
- Joint Replacement
- ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
- Bone Fracture
- Bone Transplantation
- Joint Pain/Swelling
Dr. Bernard R Bach Jr is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Bach took extra time for me, helped me to see another specialist within his practice, and showed the type of care you wish all doctors would take the time to show. I know him from the successful surgery he has performed for two of my friends, and respect him for his effort to help me to get a solution for my knee/leg/hip issue.
I was rear ended in 1998 after which both shoulders and my neck were injured. I went to several orthopedists, physical therapy, cortisone shots, etc with continual pain and suddenly felt old at 35yo and had trouble lifting my child and playing ball with him, holding a coffee mug, holding a blow dryer and had a lot of problems trying to fall asleep. Finally, after being directed to a pain center for which repeat trigger injections did absolutely nothing I was directed to Dr. Bach at Rush. He listened and took some conservative first measures and then after he did one shoulder repair I really noticed the other one became more prominent and a year or two later had the other one done. I am 53yo now and I can't tell you how much I sing this man's praises! I still feel like a 20 something y.o. and have to remind myself to act my age. He is amazingly wonderful and I am a working RN with no affiliation but the greatest appreciation in the world for him! No more aching in my shoulders and the ability to lift again is a gift of life for me. I LOVE HIM!!!
I work in the medical field and am very particular about my caretakers. I was not referred to Dr. Bach for my injury; I personally chose him as my physician after extensive research for the best orthopedic surgeon in Chicago. My experience with Dr. Bach has been nothing short of excellent. I was able to schedule my ACL reconstructive surgery within 2 weeks of diagnosis (which surprised me given his credentials), and the surgery went beautifully. Now 2 months postop, I can confidently say that the recovery has been shorter and easier than expected, and my scars are hardly noticeable. My physical therapist mentioned that she works with a number of Dr. Bach's patients recovering from ACL surgery, and his patient always regain mobility/full range of motion faster than any other surgeon's patients. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Bach to my family and friends.
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39 Years Experience
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1979
Hospital For Special Surgery
Dr. Bernard R Bach Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National HMO
- Humana Preferred PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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