William Payne, MD

William Payne, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Hand Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Microsurgery
  • Hand Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Upper Extremity Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - 2004
Residency:
Southern Illinois University - 2009
Fellowships:
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center - 2010

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Board Certifications

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

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Northwestern Medicine Surgery Center

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

932 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

Very personable and obviously capable. Only small complaint was that he was very rushed and our last visit.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, Friendly and on time.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

He speaks to me and understand everything he’s telling me

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Very understanding. Included me in all of my treatment options and care.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

He cares about you

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March 21, 2022

5.0

He listened and gave me choices and the reasons so I could make an educated decision.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Explained the process snd procedure Timelines

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Kind and gives thorough explanations

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March 17, 2022

5.0

doctor takes his time, validates concerns, and offers solutions.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

thank you to NWHospital for the care received. Dr. Payne took the call while he was busy with another surgery to make sure I was promptly seen. Highly recommended, offices are in a great location.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Excellent knowledge- conveys humble confidence.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

He explained what I had and the options of cere so I understood exactly what it was I was going to do

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Payne is a true professional that cares for his patients. He goes above and beyond for his patients. I have full faith in his knowledge and skills.

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March 12, 2022

5.0

He was friendly and accommodating I appreciate him

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March 10, 2022

5.0

His staff is knowledgeable, pleasant, efficient. Dr.Payne is timely, conversational, thorough in his exam and analysis, willing to listen and find resolutions to issues/questions, thorough in explanations to patient.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Thorough-- respectful-- communicative-- professional

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Plus understood my concerns about getting wrist back strong so I can get back to the work that I love! Massage Therapist

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Great results after a surgery

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March 04, 2022

3.0

Seemed rushed. had Green surgery cloths on. explained everything but when he gave me the numbing shot, he did not wait more than 1 minute to give me the second shout which really hurt.... My hand started going numb on the way home..... I feel he should of waiting at least 5 minutes before the second shot... The shot after 5 doays was working and relieved my pain FYI

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Very personable and takes time to listen.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Payne was an awesome physician and and surgeon for my son's ulna amd radius fracture surgery. He was professional, he listened and didn't try to speed up our conversations because he had to get to the next room and stick to schedule. When in the consultation room a few hours before the actual surgery, he asked me what type of surgery I wanted for my son. I had already sort of made up my mind but I asked him " If thisnws your son, what optionnwould you do?". He didn't give me quick reply. He didn't give me an answer that would make it more convenient for him. He said I'd do it today. So we ended up doing it that night at 9pm. Prior to the surgery he came and spoke to my son and I and reassured everything would be okay. Dr. Payne, thank you.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Excelentes Medicos

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and thoughtful!

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Listen carefully and knowledgeable

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Fantastic care and results.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Was quick to learn about my issues and provided solutions

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Great doctor

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Concerned for patient care

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Friendly, described my options clearly and walked me through the outpatient procedure to alleviate any concerns

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Very helpful

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February 10, 2022

5.0

He's very knowledgeable and is great with kids!

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February 08, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable, explains the problems, offers solutions and gives his advice as to what he feels is the best way to resolve the issues. He is also friendly and easy to talk to.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

He is extremely knowledgeable, he doesn’t need to read your chart to know who you are and you can tell he wants the best for you.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr Payne is very good and explains everything to you.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

He explains everything so you can understand. And he wants you to be totally on board with your procedure. Very easy to get along with

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Good Doctor very knowledgeable.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Very kind and took the time to explain everything to me

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Extremely talented and knowledgeable

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Great doctor

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February 03, 2022

5.0

He's a great Doctor he cares about his patiences and that's important to me.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, efficient, and willing to listen to my concerns. He offered suggestions that did not involve steroids or surgery and was fine with me taking this route at this time.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Easy going great communication

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable and he is fair on the steps for treatment.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Competent, caring, efficient. Has great staff!

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He explained throughly what was wrong and asked me if I had questions.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He was direct in answering questions and explained his probably diagnosis

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Doctor is so knowledgeable and patience and listen to the patient.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Kindness, professionalism, promptness all 5 stars!

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Clear explanation, efficient visit

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January 15, 2022

5.0

great job and very straight foward when answering questions about repairing other fingers

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January 13, 2022

5.0

I am a professional myself and when I deal with another professional that treats his patience like he does and I do that makes you feel very comfortable but has an easy way of going really puts you at ease . And that helps you to concentrate and really listen to what he's telling you you need to have done or what hes recommending with you and consideration at all times for your well being.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

He has a very caring attitude..

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He is absolutely amazing!!!

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Over 7 years of service and never disappointed with the final results of his efforts. Very competent diagnosis each incident.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

He gave me a very detailed explanation of my condition along with a sensible treatment plan.

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January 01, 2022

5.0

Very informative. Explained everything came up with best treatment options.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Always straight forward n thorough with his exams

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December 25, 2021

5.0

He does good work

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December 24, 2021

5.0

Very personable and sharp

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Personable

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Thorough, polished and professional. Very engaging and conversational. Took his time and made me feel I was in good hands.

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December 12, 2021

5.0

He is An amazing doctor he is so awesome with my daughter and always makes her understand what’s going on and always has a plan

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Excellent communication skills and caring personality that instills confidence.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

He was professional and helped my son feel more at ease. He explained everything that would happen a d gave us options for treatment.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Payne is always thoughtful and respectful, and open to exploring various treatment options, while giving thorough explanations each and of his own advice. Whenever there are difficult decisions to be made he does not hesitate to explain the possible negative outcomes as well as the basic goal of treatment and its normal risks. I have thought from the beginning that he is honest and thorough, and this has given me great confidence to follow his advice. I appreciate that at every visit he takes the time to clarify whenever there are questions. I highly recommend Dr. Payne!

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December 07, 2021

5.0

He explains his recommendations clearly and answers questions willingly.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Again, efficient and knowledgeable. Shows he cares how you are doing.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Great doctor and person, very kind and understanding, and makes sure I understand what’s going on

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Good manner, skillful, efficient

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Kind, compassionate and thorough

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon Very knowledgeable Very patient

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Professional, informative, timely yet kind and very personel.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Explained everything

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November 30, 2021

5.0

The doctor was a good listener and provided clear and concise information. The surgery and therapy went exactly as he explained and I am very satisfied with my treatment.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Took time to explain the problem and solution. Excellent practitioner with great interpersonal skills

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November 29, 2021

4.0

Easy to relate to.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Great listener, describes options clearly

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Competent and Caring

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November 20, 2021

5.0

Friendly caring and very good at what he does

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November 20, 2021

5.0

Nice Doctor knowledgeable and expert in his field.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Kind curious professional and educational Able to diagnose accurately and quickly

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November 18, 2021

5.0

I have been to Dr Payne for arthritis, trigger fingers and a broken wrist. He is excellent.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Competent. Gives confidence that he knows what is up.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

He answered all my questions and explained my condition.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Clear and easy explanation of the potential issue and the next steps for solution.

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Payne is highly skilled and easy to talk to. He performed surgery on my wrist years ago.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Payne explained options and performed procedures efficiently. Everything was explained and done as scheduled.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Personable, accommodating , thorough.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

He is good at his job and he was willing to fit me in on an urgent visit

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November 06, 2021

5.0

Understanding great care. Explained everything came up with a good plan for treatment.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

He spoke very clear and very kind

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Solid in his skills

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He's great - explains things clearly, good bedside manner, plus the whole staff as mentioned above.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He is very kind, caring and good listener.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Payne was kind, thorough and conscientious about his approach to my issues.

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October 28, 2021

5.0

I felt that he was very courteous, informative and professional with all descriptive treatment and necessary procedures regarding my medical issues.

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Professional, friendly, helpful, competent.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Very patient and to the point with his assessment of my issue

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Payne explained results of c-ray/mri and options in a clear & concise manner.

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Disclosures

William Payne, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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