James A. Hill, MD

James A. Hill, MD

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Primary Specialty

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Secondary Specialty

  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder
  • Athletic Knee Problems
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1974
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1979

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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:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

271 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

November 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is a wonderful physician. He puts you totally at ease with his kind, caring and professional way. I have already recommended him to my friends.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

I would definitely recommend Dr. James Hill. Dr. Hill listened to me, went over a previous MRI and took a new MRI to see why I was still having much pain in my knee after several months of following his predecessor's advice and physical therapy. Dr. Hill called the next day and explained that the tear in my meniscus had not healed but the stress fracture was improving . The doctor encouraged me to exercise and thought that would help with the healing. The last four days I have followed his advice and notice an noticeable improvement. I was very pleased to learn I could do more and that seems to be heading me towards a complete recovery. I am grateful.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

i feel like a person when I'm there.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

He is patient with his Patients he listens

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Doctor hill is amazing

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November 12, 2020

5.0

I believe Dr Hill is very considerate, and a knowledgeable diagnostician. Remedies are coherent and thorough.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Hill listens carefully and puts pressure on my area of pain. Explained and Diagnosis follows.Very knowledgeable and patiently answers my questions of what why and remedies.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

He is so understanding and is truly interested in your problem. He talks you through his diagnosis and really answers your questions.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

The doctors are amazing. They are very professional and really take the time and listen to your questions. They explain everything and you just know they really care.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Very efficient and professional front office support. Dr Hill and his nurse, Maria are thorough and attentive. Dr Hill has been my surgeon through several surgeries and I've always had total confidence in him. He cares about his patients and manages to remember my recovery goals and info about my family even when months and years have elapsed between procedures.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Great doctor, great human.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill and the staff are wonderful. Very capable as well.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. James Hill was patient with my anxiety. His team is friendly.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Appointment started on time.

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November 08, 2020

4.0

Very pleased with overall service received from Dr. Hill and entire staff. I have never had any problems to date.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

he is thorough, caring, and seems very professional.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

I don't have experience elsewhere, therefore I cannot give a 10. I have no complaints, however.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

I've been a patient of Dr. James Hill, for over ten years, I wouldn't go anywhere else, for my knee care.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Northwestern Hospital is the only place I have been, for the past ten years, for my orthopedic care.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

I have recommended many of my associates and friends to Dr James Hill. All 4 of them whi have seen him think he is great!

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr James Hill is very thorough, competent and compassionate. His staff is efficient and caring.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Amazing surgeon and human being to all.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is an outstanding, compassionate, patient and understands each one of us.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

He is a very skilled surgeon and his bedside manner is wonderful. He has operated on me three times and all were successful surgeries. He is a good man and Northwestern Hospital is better for having him on staff.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill and his staff are great. Very friendly and knowledgeable.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

He is very caring and listens to your problems and works to solve them permanently

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November 04, 2020

5.0

He is s the best!!

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. James Hill and staff

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is simply the best, because I have been to doctors that were horrible to me. So I know a good doctor when I meet one

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill takes his time during his visits with me. Very knowledgeable and gives a plan for healing.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and efficient but obviously caring as well.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Excellent check in, nursing and X-ray staff and Dr. Hill is simply amazing.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Like and appreciate everything about Dr. Hill and his assistant Maria.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Really complete exam. Took time, explored various possibilities in detail. Inspired confidence.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill listens and reacts to my assessments. He's not dismissive.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

They are very responsive

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is professional, caring , listens and addresses all questions and concerns, very kind

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very attentive. Really tries to pinpoint the status of your condition.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Overall the best doctor's visit I've had in quite awhile!

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Be cause he doesn't rush thru the exam. He listens and addresses your concerns in terms you can understand

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Because Dr. Hill is a caring dedicated Doctor.. He listens and give you feedback in terms you can understand

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October 26, 2020

5.0

excellent surgeon very nice man

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is the sole reason

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He is a perfectionist and cares

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr Hill and Maria are caring and professional

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He show me Compassion and he also listens to me when I had something to say he didn't rush me out of the room.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Because of the way they made me feelAnd that was very good.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Dr Hill is by far the best doctor.... Knowledge, patience and Maria his nurse goes above and beyond

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Wish more Doctors were like Dr Hill....

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October 25, 2020

5.0

As I stated before Dr. Hill is very attentive to his patient's needs, very engaging, makes sure you have an understanding of what protocols to follow for your treatment... Most importantly, he listens and he cares.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is the best, ABSOLUTELY TOP SHELF, ALL WORLD physician..

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October 25, 2020

5.0

He is a Excellent Doctor

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Excellent Doctors Excellent customer service

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October 23, 2020

5.0

He is an excellent orthopedic surgeon who completed my knee surgery last year this time

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Everyone for my surgery was so caring and kept me well informed

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is very kind and involves the patient in the treatment needed.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

I had arthroscopic surgery on both knees and had physical therapy, with no problems over 12 years ago.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Jame A.Hill,MD is a excellent Orthopaedic surgery .

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr Hill give me a confidence that I will be good as news but take time to regain my strength back to normal

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Trust

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is a very caring and professional doctor. He listens to my concerns.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill & his assistant Maria are very caring & professionals.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

I appreciate the professionalism of my doctor, timeliness in scheduling of my appointments, care and attentiveness ...

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is a very thorough & compassionate physician. Always discuss available option treatments & listen attentively to his patient.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is the best!!

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill always explains and is very patient.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

He is the best. Very knowledgeable

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and customer service

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill takes his time in his examination and explanation of what is taking place. He also offers a range of possible options for me to consider. He is attentive and genuinely listens as he evaluates my condition.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

They staff is professional. They are also attentive and caring.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

He has been my physician for orthopedic issues and has helped me throughout his care for me

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill and his staff are wonderful, responsive and helpful

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October 15, 2020

5.0

He's a team doctor I know this from experience it's time to get the other knee done now he's caring and mild mannered awesome

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October 15, 2020

5.0

I have been coming here for years now the staff from the reception all the way to the Clinical is exceptional Maria and Dr. Hill a very good and what they do the waiting time is no time at all very professional that's why I keep coming back Go Northwestern

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is a awesome Doctor. He is easy to talk to, and a great listener he gives you the time you need to say how you're feeling, while he thoroughly explains what's going on. I don't feel like I'm being rush out the door before I can even get in.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

I've been coming to James Hill for over 10 years he has handle all of my surgeries he's amazing on this wonderful person I can never asked for a better doctor then James Hill

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October 15, 2020

5.0

They care about their patients their safe see is number one and the AdvoCare is awesome

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Very well pleased

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Because of his attributes.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is very patient and understanding. Always giving excellent advice.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Excellent

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Excellent service

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is kind and patient. A really good listener. He always has a suggestion for making things better.

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October 10, 2020

5.0

Because of his knowledge, skill and time he takes 2 listen.

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October 10, 2020

5.0

There is always concern and compassion present.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

His bedside manner is second to none. He has operated on me twice before and the results were great. I am back for a third time for another injury and I am quite confident that he will fix me.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Dr.Hill and his staff are kind and very helpful. Dr. Hill is amazing and actually takes time to listen to your concerns. I highly recommend them.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Superior physician, complete, very professional

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Simply the best. I place great stock in Dr. Hill's opinion and recommendations.I give NW Orthepeadic my highest recommendation!

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October 08, 2020

5.0

The courtesy and care I receive is exceptional. Maria takes great care of me and as a result, I rate highly the care and service at NW Orthopaedic-would absolutely recommend to a friend.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Dr Hill is a caring physician. He clearly spends time explaining everything such as diagnosis and treatment options to his patients. He is patient and will answer any questions you may have

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Excellent care by Dr. Hill.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hill is a wonderful Orthopedic Physician and Surgeon. Who is very concerned about his patients.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Routine visit

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Experienced and very knowledgeable MD. Trustworthy with good bedside manners.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Awesome MD Dr.Hill is the best. Maria is sweet and knows her job well. Helpful and kind to her pt. Thank you for having such a good team

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October 06, 2020

5.0

He explained my MRI results and my options, conservative treatment- least Invasive ...and I got a cortisone injection with a script for PT.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Timely appointment, doctor, doctor's nurse, staff

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October 06, 2020

5.0

He is a miracle worker

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Hill

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