William R. Sterba, MD

William R. Sterba, MD

4.9 
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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Tulane University School of Medicine - 2000
Residency:
Henry Ford Hospital/ Wayne State University - 2005
Fellowships:
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - 2006

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Board Certifications

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

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:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital
Northwestern Medicine Surgery Center

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1324 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

He was ready to answer my questions and was reassuring that I would be well taken care of.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Answered all my questions

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August 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Sterba is the best. Hip replacement very successful. He is kind , thoughtful and pleasant.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

The Doctor seams to know what is to be done. I trust him

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Told it like it is.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Listens to my symptoms. He really cares.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Direct and confident advice

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Explained the process, procedure thoroughly. Was realistic in conveying how much pain there will be and how they use a combination of approaches to manage pain. Emphasized the follow up physical therapy plan and timeline with front loaded sessions tapering off over time.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to explain everything and answers your questions with no rush. Very caring and good.

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August 24, 2021

4.0

Dr. Sterba took his time to explain my Dx and my options and then listened to my concerns and goals. He made me feel confident that I was in good hands.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

He seems to care about his patients and their outcomes.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, did excellent job on my hip replacement. Listens to concerns

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August 21, 2021

5.0

He appears to be caring and competent.o

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August 21, 2021

5.0

Good experience at my visit and Dr. Costanzo told me he was a very good surgeon.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Answered all my questions. Spent the appropriate amount of time with me.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Thought he did a great job.

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Dr.Sterba and his team provided compassionate and excellent care. Taking time to explain and answer all of my questions as well as settle my fears!! There is a comfortability with Dr. Sterba. I have immense gratitude.

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. was very courteous and smart. He answered all my questions and did not rush me for a choice. The whole staff was awesome.

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August 17, 2021

5.0

My total hip surgery was a success thanks to Dr. Sterba and staff. I had very little pain post op and had medication to recover quickly. I was able to have out patient therapy without difficulty.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Best orthopedic doctor in the area

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August 13, 2021

5.0

I had to get a cortisone shot in my hip this week. It is a painful shot, but Dr Sterba did everything he could to minimize the shot. I appreciate that so much. He knew I had anxiety about the shot and after he finished he sent in his nurse to check on me and bring me a glass of water. Dr Sterba is always very professional and I feel like I am in good care with him. I feel like he knows me as a person as he remembered I have an upcoming trip and asked me about it.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Elite surgeon guided by technology and scientific developments. Unique blend of compassion and skill.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sterba was attentive, explained my diagnosis, showed me the xrays and listened to me.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Good listener, practical solutions

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August 10, 2021

5.0

I've recommended him many times

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August 10, 2021

5.0

He was attentive and had the time to listen to my issues. He addressed all my questions and concerns. He was outstanding.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Doctor very much knowledgeable and explained everything very patiently . I recommend to my friends and family .

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August 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sterba was professional and gentle as he examined my injuries, range of motion and pain points. He explained what he saw on the urgent care x-rays and the additional ones he had taken during our visit. He also ordered a CT scan to be further check a specific area that he observed in the x-rays. He seemed very thorough.

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August 07, 2021

5.0

He takes his time during office visits; remembers your treatment without asking you what’s wrong or what he did. He explains everything he did in surgery and really cares about your progress.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

El doctor es muy amable y me explico todo muy bien.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Professional expertise and warm personality.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

A close friend uses Dr. Sterba and I know his results. I trust him and value his advice.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Sterba is very knowledgeable, clear in describing the situation & very kind. I'm confident & have peace of mind I'm in good hands. Very grateful!

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Good communicator. Has a plan of action based on the stage of healing.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Best. Orthopedic Surgeon. Ever.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Is knowledgeable and explained everything clearly and made sure I understood his answers

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July 31, 2021

5.0

I was satisfied with my care and felt he was caring, helpful and reassuring.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

He did very well when I had my left hip replaced in 2015 and I expect same result with my right hip later this year

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sterna was very thorough about explaining what was wrong with my knee and the procedure that is needed to help me. He was very understanding of my concerns

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Fantastic Dr. ! He listen very caring Dr.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Very competent, and personal, just an excellent Doc!

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July 31, 2021

5.0

He’s very professional attentive and informative. Takes time and is interested in you.

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July 30, 2021

4.0

Don’t know him well enough yet. Seemed okay.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

He’s a master at knee surgery. His office runs excellently. The patient is kept well informed all the way.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Satisfied

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July 28, 2021

5.0

He knows his profession.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

First time meeting him and all the Sisters who recommended him said he is great. That is my experience too.

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July 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sterba took time to advise me of my knee situation, laying out my options for treatment.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

He listened and answered all questions.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Doctor William R. Sterba puts in long days and he believes in spending as much time with his patients as possible that’s what it takes to-make them comfortable.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

He is a caring and thoughtful doctor.

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July 22, 2021

4.0

He was personable and professional. I fel confidence in his expertise. I will say more after surgery

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Highly recommended. Professional but friendly.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

He is very caring and tries to solve any problems.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

He understands my problem and he doesn’t rush to judgment. He treats my problem after examining all the facts. He stated a part of his oath which harm.� I respect him for this.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable compassionate

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Excellent patient care. Knowledgeable, personable, helpful. Highly recommend him.

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July 10, 2021

5.0

He always put my care first

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Helpful professional friendly

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July 08, 2021

5.0

unlike my visit with a different orthopedist (Dr. LUPO) , This was informative and pleasant. He answered all my concerns and gave me a better idea about what is going , and what he needs to make a diagnosis.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

I never feel rushed. His recommendations have always worked out well. I have no intentions of going to anyone else for my hips or knees.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Attentive. Answered questions. Patient. Offered multimodal treatment options with explanations for each approach.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Talented , professional , great surgeon

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July 08, 2021

5.0

He is conscientious and thorough

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Great Dr. Did not rush our visits answered all of my questions.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Sterba made me feel most confident prior to surgery and also with the immediate follow up.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to answer your questions. He has a concern for his patients!

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July 06, 2021

4.0

Personable and knowledgeable but very hard to get an appointment with him.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Super nice guy, makes you feel very comfortable/ confident in his skills, sets realistic expectations, doesn’t make you feel rushed, answered all of my questions.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Awesome outcome from my hip surgery after 8 weeks. Staff is professional, pleasant, and customer focused. Dr Streba is all the above. He listens intently and answers earnestly to patient questions.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, professional yet caring, listened to what I had to say

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July 01, 2021

5.0

They are knowledgeable, friendly & understanding with their patients

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly, and honest

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. was very thorough polite great bedside manner’s was able to answer any questions and relieve me of any concerns and I also did not make me feel rushed

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June 29, 2021

5.0

This was my second hip replacement surgery with Dr Sterba- before his involvement with Northwestern and currently 8 yrs later. He is not only an excellent surgeon but he is constantly involved with improving outcomes. His staff is just as professional as he sets the standards high

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent caring physician.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Just not jump to say operate as the solution. He is conservative about it.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

He listened and gave me choices. Did not tell what I needed to do

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Very helpful, patient and prepared for my appointment. He had looked at my X-ray and information and was prepared to discuss.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Dr Sterba is fantastic in his field of medicine. Explains things and I feel a lot of trust in him.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sterba very welcoming and professional. Took time to answer questions and explained options available to relieve my pain. Showed the x-rays and explained diagnosis. Has good communication with his staff and they work well together.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

I have been extremely happy with how I have treated as a patient with such care and concern within all departments of Dr. William Sterba’s team, office staff and all involved with him. His staff has treated me with great respect and concern regarding my issue. As for Dr. William Sterna himself he is a very cautious surgeon and truly cares for you as his patient & what the best outcome will be for you as his patient. Kudos to Dr. Sterba I have 💯 % faith for a great outcome for my upcoming surgery. I haven’t any worries. Thank you!

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor. Have recommended him to several friends.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Dr took time to explain in detail my issue and options for a resolution. Answered each question. I left feeling great about the next part of the process.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Streba is my hero! Doctor gave me my life back. Doctor is an expert in his field and is hailed by his colleagues.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

He is the best!!! He has done many surgeries on me and has greatly improved my quality of life!!!!!

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor!

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Competent, easy to ask questions, professional

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June 15, 2021

5.0

He was thorough and clear about my diagnosis and options. He is experienced and was able to tell me about likely outcomes for all the options. He made it easy for me to make decisions regarding next steps and expectations.

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Very personable and did not rush. Explained in an understandable way the upcoming surgery and answered all my questions and concerns.

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June 12, 2021

5.0

He operated on both of my shoulders.

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Every nice person and doctor

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June 10, 2021

5.0

He’s very professional & caring

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June 10, 2021

5.0

He is excellent

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sterba listens and is easy to talk with.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable caring and willing to answer questions to be sure of understanding

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November 16, 2020

5.0

Great Doc

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November 16, 2020

5.0

Great staff

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November 16, 2020

5.0

He listens and explains your upcoming procedure and what to expect.Plus his reputation.

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