Guido Marra, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy - Elbow
  • Distal Biceps Repair
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1992
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 1997
Fellowships:
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) - 1998

Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1356 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

96 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

96 Reviews

August 27, 2023

5.0

He's a great Dr. Who is punctual and on top of his game

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August 27, 2023

5.0

See above He is a true hero in his work

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August 27, 2023

5.0

Very informative which is helpful for making decisions

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August 24, 2023

5.0

He explains things to understand and brutally honest with expectations. I like that about him so I am not too unhappy with recovery process

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra has been extraordinary in his treatment and very skilled and compassionate. The surgery was most successful.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Excellent skills. Great results from surgery. Warm bedside manner. He clearly cares.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

He talked to me, very concerned, checked the info and disk that I was told to give him. Very informative, in a way that it was easy to understand him. Had me do a couple, arm raises, pressure against his hand, arm... Asked questions too. Great caring Dr!

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Dr Marra is very professional and explains everything I need to know, in an understandable way. I am extremely happy with the results of my surgery and recovery so far and hope I continue to improve. Thank you for your care.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

He's very caring n explains everything to patients to point they understand.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra provided excellent treatment for my spouse years ago. He is knowledgable, competent, professional, thorough, and petsonable. I appreciate that he took time to review my MRIs, took time to explain my condition and options, and to answer questions. He is attentive and at no time did I feel rushed.

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August 16, 2023

5.0

efficient informative and a professional

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Please see above. Dr. Marra is both extremely knowledgeable and a great listener—a very rare combination in my experience. I couldn’t recommend him more highly.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Technically well-performed surgery

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra listens to my concerns and works with me to improve my health.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Thorough and clear

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Dr.Marra listens to my concerns, explains the reason for treatment and the expected outcome making sure I understand everything…

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Excellence - surgery & patient support. Listens, cares and let's you know you are heard.

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August 13, 2023

5.0

He is a very good doctor, very attentive to the patient and he listens.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Dr did total reversal on my shoulder. The outcome was perfect. He follows for years after the surgery.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Very nice. Tells it like it is.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

He is taken care of me before and I think he’s very smart and very honest and good at his job

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August 01, 2023

5.0

He was patient, answered all questions.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

He’s an excellent shoulder surgeon. I’ve already recommended him to others and 2 have had surgery already.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra is very concerned with solving the problems I'm having with my shoulde .

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr Marra is informative & knowledgeable

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Compassionate. Fully discussed and explained need for shoulder replacement and other options were not medically right for my case. Answered all questions.

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Incredible surgeon.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Interested in my welfare and progress

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Friendly, thorough, and respectful

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Was very clear in his explanation and very professional.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Very caring physician and highly skilled.

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July 22, 2023

5.0

He is kind and does not give you the impression that he is in a hurry.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

The Best at his specialty!

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Dr Maara is a very capable orthopedic doctor.

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Pays attention to your concerns and goals

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Friendly and straight forward

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July 18, 2023

4.0

Just met him and this is going to be long term procedure

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July 18, 2023

5.0

He get to the problem and to the point. Then he tells you how he is going to attack the issue.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Professional and compassionate doctor that cared for me as a person and a patient. Answered all questions and left feeling confident I was in the best hands for my shoulder needs.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Great guy and surgeon

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Because he always took the time to answer my questions

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Great Dr.

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July 06, 2023

3.0

I felt rushed far more than usual.

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July 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra is a wonderful doctor. He listens to my concerns, takes the time to answer my questions and I do not feel rushed during my appointments.

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July 05, 2023

4.0

He is good physician Surgeon

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July 02, 2023

5.0

For the reason that this Doctor explains the procedures in detail and makes you feel confident In my opinion Doctor Marra is the best

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July 02, 2023

5.0

Handled all my concerns

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July 01, 2023

5.0

I haven’t had the surgery yet but I’m hoping I can give hime a 10 once it’s done too.

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July 01, 2023

5.0

He’s professional, down to earth, and best surgeon. He’s great and has a sense of humor.

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra is an extremely caring and compassionate physician and always puts the patient first

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and professional.

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June 29, 2023

5.0

He is the best doctor for shoulder injuries!

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June 28, 2023

5.0

He has taken very good care of me.

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June 28, 2023

5.0

Read my X-ray and came to my exam room with a diagnosis and recommended healing plan for my broken arm

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Love his service and he cares about my health and wellness 😊

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Results and professionalism!

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Warm, friendly, yet very knowledgeable. Took the time to explain everything and catered treatment plan to my specific needs

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Knowledgable

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Terrific personality and positive attitude ! Great assistants !

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He’s very encouraging and reassuring

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He has done fantastic work for me and totally gave me motion in my arm I didn’t have before.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He listened. Answered my questions. Was very pleasant

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June 19, 2023

5.0

I’ve had two shoulder replacements and both had excellent recovery and results.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Dr Marra is the best , he has treated my family and great bed side manner, patient and kind.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Trust him to take care of me.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Pays attention to your needs

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and thorough.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

I said it above. I feel he cares for me as a person as well as a patient

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June 06, 2023

5.0

He’s the best

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra is thorough and everything about my experience was positive!

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra is been so amazing from the beginning always patient and takes the time to explain what options and aftercare and his staff very caring

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Professional and personal caring physician

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June 01, 2023

5.0

He performed a Miracle.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Skilled, experienced, and great patient interaction.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

He is the best of the best. A caring and knowledgeable Dr.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Extremely pleased with my shoulder care with him. Honest, compassionate guy with mad skills!

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May 31, 2023

5.0

His presence, description of surgery, and professionalism.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

His work as a surgeon is outstanding. He takes time with you.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

He researches very well about surgery I'm having. He even looked into doing it another way. He called mato clinic n talked to them about surgery. Then he did more research w other docs who've done this. Wanted to check on function n pain if I'd have good results. So well informed n made me as well informed as he is.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

I was satisfied with my medical care

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May 23, 2023

5.0

He fixed what another doctor messed up and now I'm in good spirits. He's a great doctor and has the best personality.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

A great physician. Thank you so much.

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May 21, 2023

5.0

Listens to my issues and is very thorough.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. made me feel like he was concerned & took the time to listen to my problem.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra has the knowledge, experience, and skill to achieve success regarding patient orthopedic challenges.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Marra addresses the problem and what he can do to resolve it.

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May 17, 2023

5.0

He took the time to explain things and help me understand where I was in recovering and what should be next.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Dr Marra gives off the vibe of being a very competent, level headed orthopedic doctor. He explains everything in detail. I have total confidence in this doctor!

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Liked him.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Excellent surgeon.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

He’s a wonderful surgeon and I have always gotten the best possible service when under his care.

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Very professional doctor

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May 06, 2023

5.0

He is competent and caring.

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May 03, 2023

5.0

Again, it’s an excellent hospital healthcare place to go

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Profesional and accurate

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May 02, 2023

5.0

He has a great presence!

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  • Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

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