Michael A. Terry, MD

Michael A. Terry, MD

4.9 
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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
  • Arthroscopy - Elbow
  • Athletic Knee Problems
  • Cartilage Preservation
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1998
Internship:
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) - 1999
Residency:
Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center - 2003
Fellowships:
Steadman Philippon Research Institute - 2004

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Board Certifications

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

4.9
4.9 

213 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

November 13, 2020

5.0

Clear and concise explanations

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Empathetic. Knowledgeable.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Terry is great

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Great surgeon.. explains the medical in easy to understand terms.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Have had good professional service every time.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

For the reasons I stated I the previous statement.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

After 2 shoulder replacement surgeries and matter that did not include surgery, Dr. Michael Terry is my doctor. His care and the care of his staff is thoughtful and have led me in the right direction each time....

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November 01, 2020

5.0

I have done so in several times previously, and will do so gladly in the future if appropriate, and have often sought out his advice on related matters.

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November 01, 2020

5.0

I have, over the years, always been pleased and very comfortable with being under Orthopedic care at Northwestern, partiularly when under the care of Dr. Terry and his associates and the nursing staff.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Prompt, courteous, professional and he knows their stuff!

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October 27, 2020

5.0

He is personable and friendly but sometimes that comes with him being busy. For what I needed today that seemed ok because I just needed a cortisone shoot. His assistants do a great kid of getting that done painlessly.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

I think it is the best evaluation with the best doctors.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry and the whole team are wonderful. They take the time to answer questions and explain things in detail.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Helpful and attentive.Doctor filled me in because of pain I was having.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

I felt very comfortable with Doctor Terry

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October 23, 2020

5.0

It was quick, and very professional!!

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Takes time to explain and answer questions

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Took time to explain

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October 21, 2020

5.0

He is highly rated and is very professional

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and open to all possibilities of treatment.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Awesome surgeon

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October 21, 2020

5.0

On time, answered all questions. Very efficient.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

I felt heard, and like I was involved in making decisions about my treatment.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Doctors and all office staff went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable, knew what was happening and answered all my questions. Reaching out to ask additional questions was easy through MyChart, and responses are super fast.

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Knowledge and professionalism.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Very professional. Took time. Not rushed. Experience

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Professional service.,EfficientThorough

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Great Doc.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Very impressed by Dr. Michael Terry and whole experience.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

He is very personable and an expert in orthopedic issues.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Doctor's care and thorough treatment at each procedure and appointment.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

He is PRESENT when he's in the room. Fully listening and thoughtful and honest. Great follow through on testing and procedures to address pain, no matter how tedious and repetitive.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Quickly responsive, compassionate and intelligent care.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Seems reasonable and caring

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Pleasant doctors no waiting

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Aside from the personal recommendations I received that he's the best, he was thorough, warm and didn't make me feel like he was rushing or didn't have time for me. I was very impressed. Thank you so much.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Everyone was timely, had wonderful bedside manner and were very knowledgeable.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry is a well respected physician with many years of experience.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

I came for a cortisone injection in my shoulder. The injection was quick and painless.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Best in the business. Listened to all my issues

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and gets right to the point.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

I've had surgery here and it went well. Just had a visit for my hip and it went great.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Excellent MDEasy to understand Good time spent with me explaining my Medical problemVery personable

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and a caring doctor

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Everyone is friendly and helpful and very knowledgeable.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

His team is trustful, dedicated and very knowledgeable. Great bedside and office manners.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Premier customer service prior to even seeing the intended doctor.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry was very attentive and spent time with me to provide explanations and respond to my questions"concerns, after my exam.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

The entire staff was very attentive.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

knowledgeable, spends decent amount of time with patient

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Prompt appointments, organized

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry is awesome, hands down!

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Terry and Dr. Nayak the medical student offered their professional expertise regarding my medical condition.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

They were. Thorough and informative

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September 16, 2020

5.0

intelligent knowledgeablecaring

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Terry is an outstanding physician

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Made me comfortable and I felt like I would be in good hands

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Very attentive and knowledgeable

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Surgeon knowledgeable and able to explain the procedure very well.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Appointment on time.Staff very courteous.Clean and modern facility.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Really good.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Super quick and very efficient

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Very polite and knowledgeable

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Terry and his staff were great

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Professional adherence to care and concern for patients.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Quick response to appointment. Concern of doctors, ontime. Cleanliness of the hospital.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry is an extremely amazing doctor and I was in very good hands for my surgery.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable. Very accommodating to questions. Matter of fact.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Nice staff, very knowledgeable doctors.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

He is an amazing doctor. Skilled and responsive. Answers questions. Makes you feel cared for

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Very professional and caring.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Very impressed with Dr. Terry, and this is before a successful ACL tear surgery & meniscus repair.Michael took the time to answer all of my pre-surgery questions that ultimately help me choose him for the surgery over others I talk to. Besides having great credentials and great reviews from former patients, It's always nice to know there's a doctor that I listen to any of your concerns and answer them thoughtfully.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Good surgeons, explaining the procedure pre-surgery and everything I need to do post surgery in clear terms.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

He's awesome!

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Vero professional. Easily explained diagnosis. Polite staff and welcoming.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Excellence, great guidance based on meticulous tests and films, patience with questions, good humor, timely appointments, kindness and interest: I really can't imagine better care.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

He is personable, knowledgeable and a good surgeon.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Very good bedside manner

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August 30, 2020

5.0

Seem like he actually want to help

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry, listened carefully to my questions and didn't make me feel rushed

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August 28, 2020

5.0

He is an excellent communicator.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, down to earth doctor. Excellent after surgery care, both in hospital and at home.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and patient-centric approach to the clinic visit.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Patient, gave options, and was kind.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Good experiences and clear about the procedure.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Very smart, experienced and straight forward care

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry is the best most professional doctor around. I would recommend he to every person who need to see an Orthopedic doctor.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

On time, informative, very pleasant

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very kind and courteous, and Dr. Terry was also very kind, patient, understanding with my need to ask so many questions, and overall I genuinely liked him very quickly. Im grateful that I will be having such a caring doctor for my surgery.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Extremely competent, personable, easy to talk to and listens to what I had to say.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Smooth service, attentive, friendly and on time

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Friendly

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Skill, knowledge, experience

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August 16, 2020

5.0

personable, thorough and explains everthing clearly...obviously knowledgeable and skilled as well

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August 12, 2020

5.0

Great patient service and sensitivity.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

Just love him he pays attention and is very good doctor

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Very efficient operation, dr terry listens and is able to make a quick diagnosis.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

He's brilliant and speaks clearly about issues and procedure. One of the best you have ever had!

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August 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Terry spent a lot of time with us, thoroughly explaining my care and diagnosis, and allowed us to ask questions. We didn't feel rushed. The customer device was great from the moment we got there and registered! I am breast feeding and drove in from almost two hours away. They welcomed me to stay in the room afterward and pump.

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August 03, 2020

4.0

Very knowledgeable. Have to push a little to get questions answered.

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