Michael D. Stover, MD

Michael D. Stover, MD

4.9 
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Practice Focus Areas

  • Fractures
  • Fractures, Non-union
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Preservation
  • Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Pelvic and Hip Fractures
  • Trauma Reconstruction

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine - 1990
Residency:
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center - 1996
Fellowships:
Carolinas Medical Center - 1997
Good Samaritan Hospital - 1998

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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
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

823 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Great outcome and minimal pain with the hip replacement. Important that Stover was able to schedule surgery within about 1 month of when I had my 1st appointment. His physician assistants made things go smoothly (obtaining my prescriptions when I was in the hospital, handling insurance, etc).

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Very nice, took his time and explained everything to us. He was very patient with our questions and told us not to hesitate to send questions through mychart.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

He is a great surgeon. Great bedside manner. Professional and has a great staff. I cannot say enough things about him. He is a God send surgeon.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

He was helpful and explained things very clearly

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Track record of excellence

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Caring doctor, knowledgeable, attentive

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August 20, 2021

5.0

He is an outstanding doctor and surgeon. Very knowledgeable.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Clearly explained why I am experiencing pain, and a path forward that makes sense & offers hope!

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Very thorough explaining my issue

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Very informative and understanding.

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August 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Stover impressed me as a competent, caring professional with an old-school bedside manner.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Beyond Dr. Stover's excellent replacement of my hips, he exudes an enthusiasm that he loves what he does, and that he's dedicated to and excited about getting me back into tiptop shape. I'll always remember the very early morning of my first surgery when he stopped by to say hello. He was just all smiles.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable, highly skilled, takes time to engage with patients.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Has great bedside manner. Provides resources for further learning about your condition. Has supportive staff.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Good rapport with patient, problem oriented, satisfactory, best knowledge, quality care service

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August 02, 2021

5.0

He has good bedside care and gives me confidence in his care.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Experience, Experience, Experience. Over the years, thru two hip replacements Dr. Stover & his entire team(s), various nurses, PAs, and residents, Always acted in a professional manner, appeared to be well trained, with an attention to detail.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Stover is the best. He has changed my life for the better! I am grateful for his expertise.

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July 27, 2021

3.0

Did not feel specialized care or careful reading by him of past NW notes.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Great results and excellent follow up

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Very nice and explains really well.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Great at diagnosing problems, excellent surgeon, very good communicator, good sense of humor.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Going through the hip replacement surgery was absolutely fantastic. I'm so happy that I had the surgery.

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July 19, 2021

4.0

He does many of the hip Replacement surgeries that I need. His team Was very helpful and did a great explanation of the procedure. I want to hear another. Doctors opinion using the rear incision.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Competent care; great outcome. Proactive in minimizing pain post-op. Excellent nurse practitioners.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Always takes time to talk about our concerns & explains everything in detail. If he has concerns he lets us know & answer to solve things.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

He is friendly and spent time answering my many questions without rushing through the appointment.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Satisfied with his care beyond words

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Excellent, compassionate care with knowledgeable doctors that listen to you and understand athletes. Took the time out to explain everything that was going on and why.

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July 12, 2021

4.0

Seems very good and willing to help

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Very percise

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July 12, 2021

5.0

He is just wonderful and took care of my dad. Every visit has been such a pleasurable experience

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and I feel like I am in great hands!

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He's a very good surgeon

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Reviewed X-rays and MRI and explained the issues that I could understand

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Especially good at explaining surgery and recovery. Very experienced.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and extremely patient. I have a lot of questions and he is very good at explaining so that I understand what's happening.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Husband had a previous positive experience. Dr Stover gave thorough & thoughtful answers to all my questions. Did not rush me out.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Stover is friendly and takes the time to listen to all issues and explains what and why things are happening. This is followed up by explaining what is needed to correct or help alleviate the problems. Questions are completely answered, he takes the time that I need.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Very friendly, spent lots of time with me explaining test results, thorough.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

My doctor was transparent with the care options and demonstrated that he really cares and will help me heal my injury.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Highly professional!

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June 28, 2021

5.0

he is a wonderful support, surgeon and doctor!

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June 23, 2021

4.0

Very nice and extremely knowledgeable, however I wanted to know what other options I had and what I should do next. Perhaps I did not ask enough questions, and should of written my questions beforehand.

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June 21, 2021

4.0

Only because he is more a hip vs knee Doctor

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June 21, 2021

5.0

A very talented surgeon- he explained everything, the prognosis, the procedure, what to expect, what to do after surgery, what to do for a sound recovery and my results could not be better.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Stover has been very honest and informative during the years I've been under his care. I have appreciated his concern and him giving me options along the way.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Stover is the best. He is very knowledgeable and experienced on providing exceptional care.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

very experienced

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Confident in his work.

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June 18, 2021

5.0

He made me happy for fix my hip. He is very good surgeon.

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Stover and his staff have been very helpful in guiding me through my hip replacement. I have always felt like they care about my recovery.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Very professional and caring. Took time to answer and explain any question I had.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Stover went above and beyond to fix my injury.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Spent time explaining my problems.

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June 12, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon with careful attention to outstanding results. Good communication about outcomes and status of recovery.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and nice conversation during the exam. Thorough explanations, with drawings! Jennifer, the PA, was nice too. Patient and spent a lot of time discussing my pain.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Professional, thorough, intelligent, caring, empathetic, experienced, calm and caring! He is an amazing doctor and surgeon.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He was friendly and professional

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Very competent doctor with a positive attitude.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He's an excellent surgeon and explains things well. He cares about his patients.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He is so detailed, but clear. Kind but also confident in his way. Really couldn't have got through without him

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Like his style & professionalism

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Spent most of the time with his PA

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May 24, 2021

5.0

I have been very pleased with the care that I have received from Dr. Michael Stover and his his team.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

He was highly recommended and when he talked through the process and what happens he made it easy to understand

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May 24, 2021

5.0

A Brilliant surgeon & dr, a kind & reassuring individual.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, confident and personable.

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May 22, 2021

5.0

Brilliant kind doctor. You don't get that feeling that you are supposed to be in and out without any empathy.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

VERY CONSCIENTIOUS!

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May 21, 2021

5.0

I trust him implicitly

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May 18, 2021

5.0

He's very attentive and very genuine, caring this was my second opinion versus St. Anthony Hospital in Chicago Illinois.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Very good office visit and he ordered follow-up.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

he was very knowledgeable and thorough he took his time in making sure questions were answered and fully understood

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May 11, 2021

5.0

He is brilliant!!

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May 11, 2021

5.0

All questions were answered

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May 10, 2021

5.0

He is friendly and relatable. Spends more time with me than any other doctor. Listens to my concerns and offers options. I wouldn't see anyone else and recommend him to anyone with hip pain.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Doctor Stover is very kind & very patient. He always takes his time with our daughter and always answers all of our questions & addresses all of our concerns

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Once in the bldg, all goes smoothly Dr Stover is smart, takes his time, appears interested, easy to talk with and explains everything well

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May 07, 2021

5.0

He was the complete opposite of my Mayo Clinic Minnesota Dr and that is a good thing. He was personable, listened to my concerns, talked about my specific case vs speaking only in general terms, he talked about complications I may personally have, he reassured me when any concerns I had, etc.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very personable and thorough

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Stover did a tremendous job on my hip, not pain and I am back to full contact sports of Judo in under one year.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Very, informative, analytical, and understanding.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Doctor Stover Listens, Gives Expert Options & Then Lets The Patient Make The Decision.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Very professional and credible

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April 20, 2021

5.0

He is a talented surgeon and very personable and commands excellent in the total care and rehab of his patient/me. I'm so grateful to have him as my doctor.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Extremely capable, professional. I have great trust in him and his staff

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April 19, 2021

5.0

He talked and explained to very clear to patient.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Very nice and friendly and ask if there any questions

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Very caring , concerned, and talented surgeon

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Professionalism and easy to talk to .

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Stover is my hip savior!

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Professional and pleasant approach.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

He was so cool and relaxed and very informative

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April 09, 2021

5.0

He is great. I have recommend him to others.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Great with information and delivery of news. Straight shooter

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April 07, 2021

5.0

The extended of his exam and the information he provided. He had great bedside manners.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Very thorough, compassionate and skilled at all aspects of my orthopedic health.

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