David M. Kalainov, MD

David M. Kalainov, MD

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Primary Specialty

Hand Surgery

Secondary Specialty

  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Distal Biceps Repair
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hand Reconstructive Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - 1991
Internship:
Johns Hopkins University - 1992
Residency:
Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center - 1996
Fellowships:
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUH - 1997

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Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Clinical 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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

298 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

See above

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Efficient, attentive, empathetic Extremely professional and clear

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November 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalainov takes time to listen to your concerns. He explains in detail your diagnosis and treatment options. He makes you feel comfortable and not rushed. You leave his office with answers and a plan.Thank you Dr. Kalainov for your kindness and your time.

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November 14, 2020

5.0

Excellent staff providing prompt, polite service in a very professional manner. Appointment was on time. Every precaution taken for Covid safe environment.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

He took his time with me and made it clear what my problem was and how to proceed with taking care of it.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Previous surgery

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Kalainov & his staff

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Why not.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

I've had very good experiences with dr Kailonov

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Kalainov is great as his staff.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

He is very attentive to my needs. Asks how doing, even gives support.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Everyone has been great.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalainov is an excellent hand surgeon whose easy going nature takes some of the stress off of the entire experience.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

My surgery experience was excellent. From the moment I arrived, I was given excellent care.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

He made you feel as if you were talking to a old friend

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November 09, 2020

5.0

May me feel very comfortable while waiting to see the doctor

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November 05, 2020

5.0

thorough and explained everything

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalainov knows his stuff, and is very thoughtful in the way he works with his patience, at least me!

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November 04, 2020

5.0

The physical therapists and my hand doctor there are out of this world. Caring and very talented and very professional.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

He's the best. He knows exactly what he's doing and how to lay out the options and treatment.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Efficient, well-run practice. Dr. Kalainov is the best - a real pro with great bedside manner.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

First rate professional - as a health care provider his knowledge, skill level, communication and sincere approach in addressing the needs of his patients exceeded all of my expectations -

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Caliber of the doctor and staff - staff was very attentive throughout the entire visit -

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October 30, 2020

5.0

He was personable, caring and up front with what I needed. He took care of my issue in a flash and had great bedside manner.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

they took such good care of me!

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Very caring and professional. Goes over care plan carefully with you to make sure you understand and agree.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Very professional staff. Made you feel relaxed. Very competent.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Took time with me. I didn't feel rushed

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kavlainov and his staff were outstanding!!!

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October 28, 2020

4.0

He has great energy and seems very knowledgeable. This was my first visit with him, he's very thorough.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Very professional, kind and caring.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Great all around experience.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Great personality. Genuinely nice doctor. Surgical results were great.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Efficient, knowledgeable care.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

His professionalism and bedside manners are superior.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

The doctors bedside matter is nothing short od spectacular. His support staff is excellant.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr K is intelligent, communicative, competent and kind.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Highly competent and kind treatment.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable and straight to the point.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Friendly and Knowledgeable doctor.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalainov is a kind, competent, and excellent surgeon. He truly listens and discusses options at every stage of treatment.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

The entire staff is outstanding!

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Stated above. Seems like a really nice person. Highly competent.

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Everything just clicked. I got an appointment in a week, the doctor was so nice and friendly the therapists were excellent.My wrist has healed very well - I'm super satisfied. Thank you.

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Very attentive

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Very attentive.

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October 16, 2020

4.0

I feel confident that Dr. Kalainov is knowledgeable and will provide the best care possible.

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October 16, 2020

4.0

Everybody at NM Orthopaedic Surgery works hard to make your visit and care go smoothly and safely. The staff is very efficient.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

See above. He's so approachable, one wonders if he's really a doctor?üòâ

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October 15, 2020

5.0

My surgeon, Mike kalanov, is timely w appts. Takes time w exam. Explains everything. And apparently has excellent surgical skills

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, straight-forward doctor with great bedside manner and great sense of humor.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Everything was handled professionally and efficiently.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Very compassionate and kind

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Great place and friendly staff

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dedicated professional who provides the best care for his patients.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Professional and friendly staff.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Nice staff Great Doctor

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October 14, 2020

5.0

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October 14, 2020

5.0

He too is amazing and very kind, understanding in my injuries

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October 14, 2020

5.0

They hAve been amazing

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October 12, 2020

5.0

He knows Bob!

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October 12, 2020

5.0

My visit was a very pleasant experience, no nonsense, and professional.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalainov is direct and to the point. Very pleasant demeanor with a bit of humor thrown in. Dr. Kalainov was great. Answered all my questions directly and provided all the details I wanted to know.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalinin and staff are fantastic! The whole surgical floor/staff operate like a well oiled machine.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Kalainov was very thorough and explained everything very well.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

The appt process was smooth and I was able to be seen quickly for my problem. All staff were very nice and professional.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

I already have, my husband saw the level of care I was getting he wanted the same

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Everything runs on-time and the quality of care , this office runs like clockwork and everyone seems like they truly love what they are doing and that makes me happy and confident with my care.!

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Personable and fun!

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Kalainov was great!

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalainov is terrific. He's caring, and determined to have a positive outcome where surgery is concerned.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

For the reasons above, I'd recommend Dr Kalainov

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October 01, 2020

5.0

So far there are no complications. I was able to get in & out in a timely manner. The staff is pleasant & helpful. I think the doctors know what they're doing ?ü§î

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. D. M. Kalainov as I've said is nice, soft spoken and approachable.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Because the doctor and the staffs are nice, and I was treated very well. The place is practicing health protocol.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

He has a wonderful bedside manner and explains everything and is easy to talk to

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. K is amazing and so helpful and friendly

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September 28, 2020

5.0

The doctor was very thorough, friendly, and knowledgeable. I'd recommend him. By the way, I researched him online and he had really high scores. They are well deserved.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

very through explanation for the condition and solution to the problem. very professional but friendly

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September 27, 2020

5.0

I like the fact he's to the point and know exactly where you stand .!

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September 27, 2020

5.0

The professionalism, care , compassion I feel like I'm getting great care

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Caring and efficient

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Good and efficient

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Very personable and thorough.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Feel like I'm getting excellent care.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalainov is a skilled surgeon with a genuinely caring bedside manner. I appreciate his management of my care. Service is friendly, thorough and efficient. No long stays in the waiting room. Appointments are made with ease and accommodations are offered when possible. Follow up care is also delivered in the above manner. My hand surgery was great, my second surgery with Dr. Kalainov who did my right hand first years ago and just completed my left hand weeks ago. I'd recommend him to anyone who cares about competent service delivered with care.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Talented and efficiently run operations.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Very caring and knowledgeable

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Great friendly service

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September 21, 2020

4.0

Very good communicator. Answered all of my questions.

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September 21, 2020

4.0

The entire process was very smooth and efficient.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

I'd trust that guy with anything. He's fantastic.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Everyone is super kind and thoughtful!

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Dr Kalainov took his time explaining my diagnosis, showing me my x rays and giving me a plan moving forward. I feel very fortunate to have been referred to him by Dr Sorce.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

I had an outstanding experience Everyone I encountered was very professional and super nice.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalanov is a very experienced Orhoaepecic Surgeon.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr.Kalinof is always very friendly and amiable. Perfect bedside manner

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr Kalainov is very knowledgeable but is very good at sharing everything he can wtork his patients. He covers all options, does not make one feel pressured about going a particular direction in terms of treatment.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Everyone from Dr. Kalainov to Nurse Kelly the Hadassah in OT to the radiology tech and the front desk was very professional and friendly. I never felt uneasy and knew that everything was being done and all information was shared with me available.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Professional service and knowledgeable staff.

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