American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine (Certified)
Practice Groups and Affiliations
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Northwestern Medicine Surgery Center
Ratings and Reviews
At Northwestern Medicine, our patient’s feedback is important to us. While different care providers have their own unique strengths, we strive to be as transparent as possible with our quality of care.
I would enthusiastically recommend Dr LaBelle. He was informative and offered common sense solutions besides being very nice. However, prior to seeing Dr LaBelle the NM scheduling dept sent me to see Dr Babbik, who specializes in sports ortho procedures for young athletes. He was candid that older people suffering from trauma injuries are not within his scope of expertise. He ordered an MRI. I am so grateful I spent over 4 hours confirming the BCBS coverage prior to getting the MRI because BCBS would not have paid a cent due to the insufficient information sent by Dr Babbik. A copy of the letter was given to a nurse for my file. This isn't the first time something like this happened to my family where a lapse of paperwork protocol committed by your staff can cause me to owe thousands of dollars for Note: Dr LaBelle didn't recommend an MRI until we first see how I improve with exercises.)
Left knee osteoarthritis received a cortisone shot by Chistine Rodriguez Dr. LaBelle explained the steps for me about all options before and after my knee replacement! Both Dr. LaBelle and Christone are great and nice staff.
Dr. LaBelle, like all the staff, took his time to explain all the procedures and options.He was very patient and professional.He made sure that I understood all the options open to me and the probable outcomes.
Dr. LaBelle told me I would probably eventually need to have both knees replaced; after all the pain experienced w" my shoulders until FINALLY getting connected w" the right medical help, I am not eager for that! Dr. Stephen Baker of Wheaton SportsMed, before he retired, used to give me cortisone shots for my knees which really helped. When the gel shots didn't help, I asked for the cortisone which has given relief. I have always been extremely healthy (proper diet, walking 2 mi. per day, floor exercises, etc. until the shoulder problems. All I want is to just get a life & enjoy living! Thank you!
The reasons for the score: First of all, Dr. Aaron Bare did shoulder replacement surgery for both my shoulders. No more excruciating paid & they are both fine now. I do still have numb fingers on rt. hand following last surgery but will just have to live w/ that. With low activity following last surgery, knees started acting up. Gel shots by Dr. LaBelle did nothing for me; however, the cortisone shots given in each knee are helping! Thank you!
Great people from the time you walk in until you leave. Dr. Labelle and Christine were great and took the time to listen to my questions and my concerns. They did not make me feel rushed or like they didn't want to answer my questions. They go over and beyond to make me feel comfortable.
Professional service by every staff member. Dr. Labelle and his assistant gave me the time I needed and answered all my questions. A clear path of treatment was laid out for me. They are professional while still being very kind.
Everyone was pleasant and very attentive and helpful. All working towards my healthy and speedy recovery from the day's surgery. Because of them I was able to be on my feet and spend that night at home which is helping me recovery quickly. I will be back to work in only 4 weeks after surgery.
Dr. Lenard W. LaBelle MD did a excellent surgery of my right shoulder. I am in the process of my recovery and today he said I am doing very well because physical therapy twice a week helping me getting better too.He is a wonderful Doctor, and I am recommend a ?Ã¼ÃÃ˜
He attentively listened to my concern about my injured knee and took the least invasive treatment. He explained my injury and told me what the treatment plan would be. He had very good bedside manners and made sure he answered any questions I might have had. He also was meticulous about reading my chart and medications for any adverse reaction to my treatment.
Everyone at Northwestern is professional, friendly and courteous. Dr. LaBelle has operated on my right and left shoulders with excellent results both times. He is so knowledgeable and pleasant to deal with
There nice and friendly they make sure everyone is protected and Dr. LaBelle friendly explain everything to me before I went into surgery and when I saw him for office visit he explain to me what to and not to do so my shoulder will heal up I like NWM there very good so are the doctors they listen not like other doctors I had before
Dr. Labelle is very knowledgeable and a great way of describing issues and options. Most appreciated was the way I did not feel rushed. He took the time to answer questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Labelle!
Dr. LaBelle and his staff are friendly, welcoming and I have always received excellent care. Christine, his PA, gave me my cortisone injection today which was painless. .she and Dr. LaBelle take extra care to make sure that the injection is not uncomfortable.
Thoughout this last week I have felt I was in extremely capable care. From Dr Labelle all through the surgical center, and the Carol Stream office. I have and will always say nothing but good things about him and his staff. I don't feel I could have received any better care anywhere else. Ty
I felt very comfortable with Dr. LaBelle, environment and staff. All were friendly and took time to answer my questions. I didn't feel rushed. The cortisone shot was not uncomfortable and the P.A. did a great job with that.
In 2018 Dr LABelle did my right knee replacement and in SEpt 2020 he will do the left knee. He is informative and totally professional. He answers all questions with clarity. When I went for the first rReplacement I knew what was going to occur and I was completely calm. He is also a kind person.
Because since Doctor Lenard W. LaBelle, MD meet and I explain my problem with my shoulder, right away he said I need a surgery and explained it well about too. I just feel so confident and I can trust him, the professional he is. I want to mention all his staff they are EXCELLENT TOO, just cannot stop to keep talking to friends and family about all the wonderful people are. THANK YOU
This is my second visit to .Dr LeBelle and the wait time to see him was much better than my first visit when I waited two hours !! and I had a 1:00 appointment that day...I like Doctor LeBelle and am comfortable with his explanations. Yes, I would recommend this Doctor.
The office is always clean and bright. The reception staff and physicians assistants are always professional, smiling and helpful (that can't be easy these days). Dr LaBelle is a phenomenal surgeon and always has time to explain procedures and answer any questions.
Dr. LaBelle and his office staff was very friendly and caring. Everyone was interested in what I had to say, and they were knowledgeable. I definitely will continue to go to his office with my knee issues.
Dr. LaBelle performed surgery on my meniscus in 2017. My knee is still in great shape and I can remain active and engaged in the lifestyle I choose. I'm very grateful for his skill and technique in my good recovery.
Dr. LaBelle is very supportive and encouraging. My surgeries for both knees were six months apart and I have had absolutely no pain after physical therapy. I am able to do so many physical things that I couldn't do before. His staff is so professional and caring. I couldn't have had a better experience.
The Dr. is first but the staff is who / how he / she presents.. I like the staff, they listen and they like back... Dr LaBelle has successfully Surgury / fixed my shoulder .. " you never change a winning line up".
I thought Dr LaBelle was very easy to talk to and willing to spend as much time with me as I wanted and I didn't feel rushed that he wanted to move on quickly. I thought the atmosphere was nice and accomodating
Doctor Lenard Labelle is an Amazing Surgeon and his staff the best. I trusted everyone so much that the minute I walked in the hospital till my Rotator Cuff Surgery was done I felt in the best care I could posible dreamed. Thank you so much Doctor Labelle for your Magnificent Job in my shoulder and Thank you very much as well to everyone in your team.
I am 5 weeks out of ACL And meniscus repair, so I am still healing. My knee is healing well, and I am very happy with the progress I have been able to make in a short time. Dr. LaBelle shared expectations clearly and I was able to understand exactly what was going to happen during and after surgery. I feel confident in his care. I also very much appreciate his outstanding staff.
I was very happy with the surgery and eveyone involved. Dr LaBelle made me feel comfortable so I had confidence that I would be alright. I was extremely nervous at first but as I was going thru all the pre OP I knew I was in good hands. This whole experience of my surgery I'm very pleased with all the help and how Eveyone was so nice and concern how I was feeling. I would recomend Dr LaBelle and his awesome team to anyone. I would not forget the NM Orthopedic surgery team for such great care and concern for my we being. Thank you All for your help and continue care to make sure I am doing well. The Physical Theopy team I'm experiencing now is awesome. Thank you and Thank you Dr LaBelle for helping me.
I was extremely pleased with Dr. LaBelle! He was very patient.& answered all questions very clearly. He had a very gentle & humble way about him. Didn't rush me. I felt like he gave me 100% of his attention. Really a very kind & knowledgeable person.
The staff and doctor nice and polite. They greeted me from the moment I walked in. They explained to me, the condition of my injury and how to procedure that is needed. They asked me of my concerns and assure me that things should be fine.