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Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on February 13th, 2018
My 4 year old started seeing Dr Bear after a partial finger amputation. After such a traumatic injury it was very comforting to work with such a caring and thorough doctor. He took all the time we needed answering questions and was very sweet with our daughter. We had many follow up appointments and each one was a great experience. I can not say enough to compliment Dr Bear, Joe Steiner, their nurses, and the physical therapy team at Ortho Illinois.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on February 7th, 2018
Thrilled with the excellent medical care, surgery and rehab. I have so much more function in right hand than I've had in YEARS. The replacement of all knuckles and straightening of fingers of R hand is amazing. Years of RA caused complete dislocation and driff of all R fingers. Dr Bear restored function, strength, beauty to severely deformed R hand.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on March 25th, 2017
Saw dr bear twice first time he was very nice and helpful the second time I notified him that I was waiting to have surgery he coped an attitude and after waiting over an hour for my apt he didn't give me the time of day I asked him a question about my hand and he told me to look it up on the internet so I did would not recommend him he's is arrogant
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on December 14th, 2016
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on September 1st, 2016
Dr. Bear has done 5 different hand surgeries on my hands. I am thankful for his skill and the excellent team he has. Beyond question, one of the best in my opinion.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on March 11th, 2016
I have back the use of my whole left hand after 20 years of only having the thumb and forefinger. I can put my hand in my pocket and a glove. I can clap. I can pick up a glass or a hammer. Dr. Bear is an excellent surgeon.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on April 22nd, 2015
Dr. Bear did an awesome job on my elbow surgery. I have had no discomfort or pain and my rehab is going great.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on September 23rd, 2013
Dr. Bear did a hand surgery on me for a work comp. injury. Every time I went to see him it was like it was the first time he had seen me. After surgery I still had the same pain I started with that he said would be gone and now said I had to live with it. I also had a complication that involved another part of my hand and elbow. He refused to put it though work comp. and said that the surgery did not cause it. I think his ego got in the way of good patient care. When I said that I didn't agree, his answer was I should take my records and get a second opinion. I did just what he suggested and found that my problems were related to the surgery that Dr. Bear did. Workmans compensation also had no problem paying my new Dr. for the surgery I now needed. I think that Dr. Bear needs to be more concerned about his patient and not what the insurance company is going to say or whether or not he made a mistake. I would not recommend Dr. Bear to anyone.
great doctor very caring
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on March 21st, 2011
Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on December 20th, 2009
I have been an RN for 32 years and I have worked with physicians as a staff nurse as well as a nurse administrator. Dr Bear is excellence personified. He is knowledgeable, approachable, collaborative, and caring. I would recommend him to anyone without hesitation.
best doc ever
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on August 17th, 2009
this doc saved my son'ts life 7 years ago after an auto accident. he was very caring and spoke to you like a regular person so you could understand everything. i love this man and even travelled 70 miles one way in the terrible chicago winters to get aftercare for my son.he is the best!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Brian J Bear - Posted on February 8th, 2018
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