Russell J. Bodner, MD

Russell J. Bodner, MD

4.8 
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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of California David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA - 1983
Internship:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 1984
Residency:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 1988

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Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Kishwaukee Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

267 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner’s care, information, and listening were above my expectations!

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Did my knee replacement. Having no problems. Back to normal every day activities.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Everything was explained to me very well before the surgery. Very good quality Care during and after surgery

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August 23, 2021

5.0

great care

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. was AMAZING and took the time to talk with me about all options and treatments! What a wonderful experience!

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Bodner is very professional, knowledgeable, and caring.

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August 18, 2021

4.0

He has years of experience. Probably has dealt with almost all issues I have to face.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Professional demeanor and great communication!!

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August 09, 2021

4.0

The doctor seems honestly concerned with the pain this knee produces.

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August 08, 2021

5.0

A real professional!

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner took time to explain and answer all of my questions. Dr. Has been researching hip replacement and has over 30 years of experience. Dr. Bodner will personalize my hip replacement to suit my body. He has put all fears to rest.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Because he’s honest and straightforward

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner cares about my troubles and trys to help me.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Great doctor. He took great care of my dad when he was having issues with his knee

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July 23, 2021

5.0

He listened to me and we were on the same page about my care.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Very professional! Did an excellent job!

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July 21, 2021

5.0

He listens to what I say. He takes his time with everything he does. He knows his job. He isn't in it for the money he cares for his patients. He is meticulous about his job. He's a wonderful and kind doctor.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and friendly. Answers questions on the patients level.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

He fully explains what has happened and what needs to be done. Very informative and makes sure he answers questions! Knows “his stuff� and has a plan!

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Caring about the patient

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Good bedside manner, honest and forthright, and knowledgeable.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

He took the time to listen to my needs And gave his expert practical advice.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

He is a good doc

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner knows his stuff. I had him do two surgeries for me with good success.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner

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July 11, 2021

5.0

Kind, thorough, great listener, had a plan! All I needed! �😎

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He took the time to treat us - my daughter especially - like people. He’s so warm and friendly. We leave there feeling so much better because of his presence in the room.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Very informative. Made a decision to move on the problem without making anymore visits. Very friendly.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

He was honest in his assessment and ability to correct my physical issue.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Have been very satisfied with his surgery and follow up!!!!

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Very personable and explained everything well

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June 30, 2021

5.0

the Doctor shot straight from the hip, and I like honesty

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Hes the best as what he does. From my first meeting with him 24 months ago, he guided me through an effective treatment plan. From weight loss to injections to knee replacement surgery he was positive and compassionate through out.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and explained everything

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June 23, 2021

5.0

I feel he had my best interest when retreating me and weighing options

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He is awesome and has so much knowledge you can always feel confident with him as my kids doctor.

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June 20, 2021

5.0

Good surgeon

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June 17, 2021

5.0

I respect his opinion. Good doc!

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June 17, 2021

5.0

A very good doctor and a great surgeon

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Very happy to have Dr Bodner as my surgeon He spent time explaining my plan of action to me

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June 14, 2021

5.0

The best

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June 09, 2021

5.0

I have seen Dr. Bodner in the past, and he has always been courteous and professional. He has effectively treated my knee for osteoarthritis with the use of gel injections. Dr. Bodner has taken time to explain my condition, as well as answer all of my questions to my satisfaction.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Cares for patients and is knowledgeable

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Have been very satisfied with him!!!

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Best team of professionals

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June 04, 2021

5.0

He’s done surgery on me before and I had good luck and no complaints

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable. Explained everything. Mad a plan. Very easy to work with

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June 03, 2021

5.0

He explains answer questions concerned doctor

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June 02, 2021

5.0

He is very professional, knowledgeable, up front and honest

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May 27, 2021

5.0

He is amazing.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable and concerned

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May 25, 2021

0.0

Felt rushed and not interested in what was going on with me. He had his mind set the moment he walked into the door he started saying I'm to young for these issues and there's prolly nothing he can do before we even started the appointment. I will be getting a second opinion.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Bodner is very professional and explained everything very well.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

He has a great bedside manner. He also tells it like it is.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Exceptional surgeon. Have been going to Dr. Bodner for about 5 years...maybe more. He did my knee replacement surgery on my right knee 3 years ago. Up to that point, he helped me through the pain and discomfort by administering either Cortizone or gel injections for both knees, giving me time to prepare for the replacement. I will be having the left knee replaced, probably within the year, and am looking forward to having Dr. Bodner do that replacement. He's amazing!

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May 21, 2021

0.0

This Dr does not want to work on anyone overweight or with any other problems. I wasted 2 hrs. and got no help for my problem or pain.Total waste of time.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Awesome Dr. Compassionate.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

I believe he continues to research & improve his skills; therefore, I find him highly intelligent & extremely skilled in his profession.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

I have been very satisfied so far!!!

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May 17, 2021

5.0

He is awesome

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Simply the best

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner is the best!

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very friendly, explains everything in laymen's terms.

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May 07, 2021

4.0

The staff answered all my questions and had me in a timely manner

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May 07, 2021

5.0

A great doctor. Very professional and personable.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable, friendly, great bedside manner. All around great doctor, Not too many doctors like him out there anymore!

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May 03, 2021

5.0

I am pleased with the time he spent dealing with my situation.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Knows what he is doing.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Listen and talk explain the medical situation

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Very through

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April 28, 2021

5.0

He is the best

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Very friendly. Answers all of your questions in a manner you can understand.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Does good work

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Can’t really tell you much as I’ve only seen him once, will be having surgery with him in a couple days!!’

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Great advise

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Great doctor and nice man!

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April 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Bodner very gentle, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and put me at ease He recommend a brace and it has been the best healing support for my injury

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April 21, 2021

4.0

I don’t know him well but he seems like a nice guy

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Open and honest assessment and clear recommendations for care.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner is very thorough and did not leave me with any unanswered questions or concerns.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

I trust Dr. Bodner’s expertise in his field.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Very personable Listens to all of your concerns

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April 15, 2021

5.0

Doctor Bodner clearly explained how other problems could be present that would need to be addressed during my surgery. His approach made me feel assured I would receive personalized treatment under his care

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and professional

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Compassionate and listened to me

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April 14, 2021

4.0

It is too early to tell, no real result yet. He was very friendly, it was odd that most of our conversation was not medical.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He even reccomend me to a disease doctor who he believes would be able to help me out.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Because he was willing to listen when I asked for the cortisone shot. It worked on my other knee, so hopefully it works on this knee. Thanks again! I would have loved to see Dr. Steve G while I was there, but very comfortable with Dr. B.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Primera vez que voy a este doctor, pero me encanto su sencillez y amabilidad y el interes que pone en escucharme muchas gracias doctor

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Bodner is a great doctor.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Told me like it is. Very thourgh. Great personally. Made me feel very comfortable. Sure glad I seen him.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

He’s very good at taking his time to listen to what’s happening with you. Very thorough in his diagnosis. He’s also friendly and very approachable.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Listens, takes time, credentials

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner has repaired 2 ACLs for 2 of our children, completed a knee & hip replacement for my husband, and now a knee replacement for me. We obviously trust his expertise.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bodner is wonderful. He listens, caring, very knowledgeable and has a great bedside manner

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Does good work. Cares about patient

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November 13, 2020

5.0

He is nice. And always on time.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Nice people. Good seating. Clean surroundings. Clean bathroom. Quick turn around time.

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