Lenard W. LaBelle, MD

Lenard W. LaBelle, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder
  • Athletic Knee Problems
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement
  • Osteoarthritis

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1983
Residency:
Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University - 1988

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1308 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 27, 2022

5.0

Great surgeon,really cares about his patients. Explains everything that is going on.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Experience with 2 very successful shoulder surgeries.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

He’s an excellent surgeon.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Thoroughly explained options if cortisone shot was not successful.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Very efficient. Great communications. Excellent outcomes.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Explained everything in simple terms. Then at the end stated I am going to take good care of you

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Caring and explains

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Quede mas que satisfecho y muy agradecido por toda la ayuda y muchas gracias por todo

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Was kind and was very informative

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Thorough, knowledgeable and encouraging.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Experience and skill in determining cause of problem

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful and kind care

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Very professional, takes time to listen to his patient needs and explain diagnosis to a tee. Shout out to his assistant Joyce

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March 01, 2022

5.0

I felt at ease with Dr. LaBelle. He explained my MRI results and subsequent plan of treatment. He reassured me that I was in good hands.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr LaBelle was thorough and explained all of my options snd ways to help me feel better

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Dr LaBelle was pleasant and succinct in my initial meeting with him to assess my injury. He took time to listen to my questions, clearly answer my questions, and put me at ease right from the start. I greatly appreciated this.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Labelle is a fantastic Doc. He explained everything in layman’s terms and is guiding me on My way to recovery

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February 17, 2022

5.0

El doctor es muy amable y me esplico todos los puntos de mi rodilla

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Kind, approachable, caring, knowledgeable,

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Honest caring knowledgeable

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Knowledge, care plan, engaging

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Dr LaBelle was my knee doctor when I went to have my right knee issue evaluated over 10 years ago. Reasons for score noted above.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Very friendly very professional and very thorough explains everything to you and answers all your questions.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Professional and caring, good listener and evaluator.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

I feel he is a very good doctor. Explains everything well. My daughter had two ACL years fixed by him, so when I needed a knee replacement, I knew he was he doctor I wanted.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Good Doctor

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February 03, 2022

5.0

He is thorough and explains everything.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Both Dr LaBelle and his staff especially Denise are wonderful people and I feel very confident I am getting the best care possible

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February 02, 2022

5.0

The very best

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Professional and compassionate care

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Very professional and explained the treatments. Gave the pro's and con's of each treatment offered.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Explained treatment options. Didn't rush through the appointment.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Very Knowledgeable and explained everything in detail

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Se interesa mucho en sus pacientes. Explica muy bien de varias maneras y es muy sincero.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Was very respectful, and throughly explained the extent of my problem.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Clear, compassionate communications; careful approach to treatment prior to surgical interventioin

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Explained and gave options

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He has been patient and we are going with a slow treatment plan, instead of a more aggressive one. He discussed options and included me in the plan. I appreciate this.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Very good physician very competant

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Thoroughly discussed treatment options and performed detailed. I have also had past experience with him.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Calm, competent without any arrogance. Listens well and gives me info and let’s me make my health decisions

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Pork son los mejores

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. LaBelle is the best. Listened well. Good manners. Explains the situation. Diagnosis the treatment.

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January 04, 2022

4.0

He was knowledgeable and explained options

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. LaBelle was very patient and really did a great job explaining all my treatment options. I was very happy with the plan he presented.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

He took the time to answer all of my questions

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December 27, 2021

5.0

I didn’t feel rushed and Dr Labelle listened and answered my questions

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December 23, 2021

5.0

He explains everything, very patient doctor.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

I think he is a great doctor and takes very good care of me when I come in for my knees. He always takes time to listen and I leave the office confident in whatever treatment he suggests to do.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

He's fabulous. Explains everything thoroughly and I always feel he has my best interest at heart. I truly trust Dr. LaBelle. Hope he never retires!!

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December 20, 2021

4.0

Listened to me, calm demeanor, experienced. Once in the room, took a little too long to see the doctor though.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Very professional and knowledgeable approach to my care.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

He is the best

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December 11, 2021

5.0

He takes time to explain everything.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

He has my trust, he has a great manner, experience, and is not in a hurry to do surgery.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Because he’s trustworthy honest and he listens and explains what the or what your options are

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December 05, 2021

5.0

Dr LaBelle is knowledgeable, a good listener, and included my feedback and preferences in determining the POC.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Straight forward with diagnosis and treatment. Very informative.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

He was very professional. He answered all my questions and told me exactly what the procedures would be for my knee replacement

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Physician provided high quality care. Discussion of diagnosis and treatment was clear and the physician was caring.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Explained situation with my shoulder very clearly

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Labelle is very kind, he explains things very well, and he is an excellent surgeon. Dr Senall is very kind, he explains things very well, and he has treated me in the past for my plantar fasciitis; my daughter for her broken ankle.

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November 21, 2021

5.0

They did xrays, asked lots of questions, and formulated a plan for my knee pain.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Very pleasant and caring.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Paid attention to all my concerns.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Complete and thorough explanation of the entire knee replacement procedure, including pre and post procedures. Explanations were clear and explained in a way that was easier to understand. Never felt rushed or pressured to make a decision and all options were explained.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Hes done both of my knees and all good!

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Great results of both knee replacements He is a great listener and great explainer

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Very good reputation with a number of acquaintances plus saw him 10 yrs ago.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Listens and knows what to do. Talks u thru the options and answers questions. Excellent

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Explained everything about my reason for being there

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November 04, 2021

5.0

He was very caring, and professional

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Kept me informed about treatment options & included me in the decision of treatment.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Takes time to listen and explain. Excellent surgeon!

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He’s excellent. All the reasons above. He also made a follow up plan if I don’t see improvement & ideas how to prevent this from re-occurring.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

really great doctor

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Great personality, explained the injury, possible treatment options for my case.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

A true professional!!

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Professional and conservative. Excellent bedside care

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Explained everything about my condition

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November 01, 2021

5.0

kind and compassionate

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor.

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October 28, 2021

5.0

clearly explained my condition and options for care. Asked twice if I had other questions.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. LaBelle did an excellent job fully replacing both knees in 2015. The pain has been gone since these procedures were completed. He is professional, friendly, and highly competent.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Exceptional care and great outcomes always.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and cares for his patience well being

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October 23, 2021

5.0

Effective communication

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Very caring and professional

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October 14, 2021

5.0

good references and a good communicator

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Comprehensive…..cares…. Takes time to explain diagnosis in layman’s terms

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October 13, 2021

5.0

Nice and explained everything well

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October 12, 2021

5.0

I felt he took the time to explain things. He was very thorough

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Dr, Labelle does great job explaining what is going on and what we can do to improve the outcome.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. LaBelle is knowledgeable and competent. I have total faith in him!

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. LaBelle is a great orthopedic physician. He is knowledgeable and able to explain my knee issues in simple terms which I could easily understand. Dr. LaBelle listened to me and asked on more than one occasion if I had questions regarding my knee issues.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Es un excelente cirujano y le da al paciente seguridad.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Highly skilled and definitely cares about his patients. Dr. LaBelle takes time to answer questions and addresses concerns thoroughly.

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August 30, 2021

4.0

Care seems good.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Dr LaBelle is always kind, courteous, and does an excellent job explaining what's going on sand what my options are.

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Disclosures

Lenard W. LaBelle, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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