Vehniah Kristin Tjong, MD

Vehniah Kristin Tjong, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder
  • Athletic Knee Problems
  • Cartilage Preservation
  • Cartilage Transplantation
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Impingement
  • Proximal Hamstring Repair

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine - 2011
Residency:
University of Toronto - 2015
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2016

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

486 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 22, 2021

5.0

She's excellent.

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August 19, 2021

3.0

Didn't spend much time with her

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Good doctor

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August 13, 2021

5.0

She was nice, friendly, and made me feel comfortable, but also came across as knowledgeable and experienced.

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August 09, 2021

0.0

I am extremely frustrated

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Prompt attention to me, careful consideration of my symptoms, and clear communication of how to treat them.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong.was concerned about my health. She took time examining me & explained what was ailing me & informed me on how to best treat my health issue

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July 28, 2021

5.0

She's amazing in every way!!

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July 28, 2021

5.0

She was through and had a great manner

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July 26, 2021

5.0

She was friendly, knowledgeable, patient, and professional. She listened to the concerns and explained her diagnosis in an easily understandable way.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong explained my situation very well

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Excellent communication skills. Very knowledgeable and informed.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Quick and efficient but thorough

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and great bedside manner. Made me feel extremely comfortable and confident in her

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Compassionate & empathetic, looks for answers.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

When I finally got to this Doctor she was amazingly patient and professional and took a lot of time to talk through issues and options.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Practical approach to ongoing health issues and she's very nice

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Hip and lower back pain.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

She listened. Was thorough.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

She explains the issue clearly and in a way that I could understand. When I told her stopping running was not an option she came up with options for me that would allow me to do that.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Thorough with everything, great personality. Very professional

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June 18, 2021

5.0

Friendly, informative, communicates well.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Tjong has expert experience and explains diagnosis in terms a patient can understand

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner. Very knowledgeable. Caring

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Very informative and friendly. She's also very quick to respond to my chart messages.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Because 10 is my lucky number

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong is upbeat and willing to both listen and explain.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

She is very good doctor

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable about her job

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May 20, 2021

5.0

She was very informative and able to answer my questions.

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May 20, 2021

4.0

Dr.Tjong inspired confidence. Took her time to answer questions, and listened carefully to input.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

She is brilliant, empathetic, takes all the time you, is a terrific communicator, answers questions thoroughly, and is professional and kind.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong carefully explained the reasons that I experienced discomfort and also provided the next steps for treatment.

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May 16, 2021

5.0

She was very knowledgeable

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and detailed while providing attentiveness throughout the consultation and follow-up.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

She took time to talk to me,and explain to me what was going on with my shoulder

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Incredibly brilliant and kind

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May 12, 2021

5.0

The doctor was very informative of her diagnosis and the following procedures.

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May 10, 2021

0.0

She didn’t help me

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May 06, 2021

5.0

In addition, I trust her with my care.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Great doctor, very kind and answered my questions

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May 05, 2021

5.0

She has excellent bedside manner. She was thorough and I really got the impression that she loves the work she dies and cares about her patients.

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, thorough, and with a human touch. She listens and answers questions and concerns

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Awesome experience and very knowledgeable with clear understanding of my condition !

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Friendly, good explanations.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Smart, nice & professional.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and kind.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Tjong was very kind and informative, patient and curious in diagnosing my ailments thoroughly. I felt very comfortable in speaking with her and being informed of my condition more than I have been by other locations and doctors.

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April 29, 2021

4.0

I was given a plan for my issues and now I know how to work on it

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Very professional in her work

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Great listener and showed genuine care

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April 22, 2021

5.0

Professional abs clean atmosphere

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April 22, 2021

5.0

She was very nice and informative as well as caring for what my treatments might consist of. Seemed very knowledgeable and understanding of my problem.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

She had great references. I liked her professionalism and she listened to me.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Took her time, asked questions and immediately provided a solution

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April 18, 2021

5.0

Caring doctor.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Attentive

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Not a long wait for appointments and follow up referrals.

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April 12, 2021

4.0

Visit was smooth yet too brief to give more info

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April 11, 2021

5.0

I think she's a good Doctor very friendly, it showed that she really cares about her patients.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong was knowledgeable, caring, and helped coach me through a painful procedure.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

She great

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Glad I kept the appointment! Very impressed with resident, did a great job at explaining my issue. I totally understand now what is going on in my knee. Really liked Dr. Tjong, explained everything and had a plan for issue. Got a steroid shot today. I would recommend her!

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April 07, 2021

5.0

She seems to be accomplished, she presents a professional appearance, she has an excellent demeanor, and she was really good at explaining her findings and recommendations.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Tjong spent time to explain what was happening to me, gave advice on how I can manage my pain. Nice, not rushed visit.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Took time to explain and answer all questions.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

She listens patiently, describing my situation clearly and I left the visit feeling better

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April 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong was very patient with me and very informative regarding my health. I came to her for a second opinion because I didn’t feel confident with the last doctor. I left the clinic feeling very informed and confident in the treatment plan.

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April 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong was very clear and was very helpful with me understanding what was going on with me, gave good recommendations for care, very compassionate.

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April 01, 2021

5.0

On time or early, easy to talk to, very professional

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April 01, 2021

5.0

She explained what I needed to do for my knees

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April 01, 2021

5.0

She is wonderful and listens to my concerns

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April 01, 2021

5.0

The physician and Fellow spoke clearly and explained everything without my feeling rushed.

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April 01, 2021

5.0

She was was very professional and respectful.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and easy to talk to

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March 31, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and didn’t feel rushed. She explained everything to me and was proactive with next steps in treatment. Great bedside manner as well.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

She is so thoughtful, informative, productive and I feel secure with her medical decisions.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

Extremely friendly, and explained information clearly, and took time for questions.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Good explanations; caring; personable; very sharp.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tjong came across as friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend her to anybody who needed an orthopedist.

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March 28, 2021

5.0

This was my first visit with Dr Tjong. I feel that she clearly explained her findings, answered my questions, and showed interest in my concerns. I appreciate her recommendation for physical therapy to help improve my condition.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

She never rushes. She asks the right questions and narrows in on the problem at hand. She’s the best!

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Great communication and explanation on what is causing my discomfort.

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Kind, thorough and extremely knowledgeable

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Very thorough

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March 15, 2021

5.0

She takes time with her patients and very knowledgeable. Very personable too

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March 11, 2021

5.0

I love that she is very understanding to my complaints and concerns.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Very approachable and seems knowledgeable

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Explained everything clearly. Showed concern

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March 11, 2021

5.0

very professional,and accurate.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Professional and explains everything and listens to the patient

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Quick, thorough and very nice

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March 09, 2021

5.0

She listens

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March 04, 2021

5.0

She is very nice and she takes her time and she listens to you she makes you feel relaxed

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March 04, 2021

5.0

She was very through and informative

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November 16, 2020

4.0

She was very knowledgeable and able to listen to my concerns and symptoms. She had shared she'd be back with a referral however a nurse came back with it and she didn't return. I had additional questions and wanted to thank her, and did not have the chance to do so. It would have been nice if that was more clearly communicated.

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November 16, 2020

4.0

Everything went smoothly and the patient care was very good

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Treats me well and gets to the point

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November 13, 2020

5.0

I tell everyone about her love her to pieces she takes good care of myself

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Great service, great doctors, treat me like a patient not just a revenue source

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