Aaron A. Bare, MD

Aaron A. Bare, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder
  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Total Joint Arthroscopy

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1999
Internship:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2000
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2004
Fellowships:
Southern California Orthopedic Institute - 2005
Oakland Bone and Joint Specialists - 2006

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Board Certifications

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

Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

463 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

He is the best. Very knowledgeable but also listens and does not make assumptions. Always asking patient input on next steps and options. Does not assume. You can tell he is a continual learner that leverages all of his past and present experiences. He is a great role model and example for everyone in this office.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Thorough, to the point, provided options to next steps.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

He has a wonderful Å“bedside manner?. Patient, very understanding, listens, treated me as if I understood what he talked about. And has a sense of humor, much needed at times when pts. are in need of some good old common sense! I hope Dr. Bare will consider me his patient as I continue my journey thru the aging process. Hes great!

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Very smart, clear, made it easy to understand. So kind and easy to know. Felt comfortable the minute we met.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Great doctor, did my knee replacement and Rotorcuff surgery.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

He explain my issue and told me everything I needed to know about it

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Very caring and understood my problem to a T. Knowledgeable and answered all my questions and concerns. Support staff was great extremely helpful and friendly.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, very caring.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk with and has a very gentle and caring manor.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Explains everthing in detail and listens.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Oh my gosh! Dr. Bare is an outstanding doctor! Hes hugely relational. Hugely smart. Explains things very clearly. Inspires confidence. Great listener. Great eye contact. Recommends conservative interventions first. Emphasizes the positive aspects of a given condition. I came away from my appointment feeling optimistic and hopeful about the condition of my knees. I cant say enough superlatives about Dr. Bare. Hes fantastic!

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Professionalism and experience.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Wonderful bedside manor. Perfect results. Caring attitude

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August 22, 2021

5.0

Answered my questions completely took proper amount off time

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August 22, 2021

4.0

I liked him

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August 22, 2021

5.0

They seemed thorough in monitoring my injury, and clear in showing the injury healing via Xray.

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August 21, 2021

5.0

He has a great reputation. And did a great job on my first knee replacement.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to, gives you an explanation you can understand. Seems to care.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

He's very personable, and understanding. He tells it like it is and is helpful with advice.

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August 16, 2021

4.0

While Dr Bare is very knowledgeable and professional. I do feel Dr Bare is responsible to ensure the people he works with correctly wear masks during patient visits.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bare is a knowledgeable and skilled surgeon.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable and caring

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August 10, 2021

5.0

He listens to what you have to say and checked out your problems.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bare is wonderful, he has a great bed side manner, he is honest and listens to his patients.

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August 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bare took the time to throughly explain my issue and the options for treatment.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Hes very friendly and listens to me. Explained his method of shoulder replacement

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Good doc. Friendly and professional

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Really enjoyed Dr. bear and this initial consultation. I was pleased with how direct he is.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Competent, professional, personable.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

I like Dr. Bare

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Actively listened to what was wrong, showed me the X-rays, told me not only what he thought was wrong but also what it wasnt because of the X-ray; my three treatment options and which he recommended and why

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Allowed me to visit same day. Perfect communications. Followed up with test results same day. Perfect!

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Down to earth, a master of his trade & willing to answer all questions regarding your concerns!

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July 26, 2021

5.0

He explained the procedure before I went for the surgery. He checked me out today.I fell that he is very knowledgeable and through.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

You can tell he cares about his patients

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Communicates well. Very smart. Friendly. Cute.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Bare is Awesome!

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Again he takes time to explain what will happen after the operation what he will be doing and having therapy. Neve had any pain and still no pain. He is great. My son told me about him

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Bare is the best of the best!

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Helpful and straightforward explanation of my meniscus tear and my options. Showed me the scans, etc. Personable.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Professional, took the time to talk about my situation and made a recommendation. No push for surgery, which is always a last resort.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Very helpful

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July 18, 2021

5.0

Very kind, thorough and answers questions

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Attentiveness-knowledge-

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bare was professional and answered all of my questions. He did not recommend surgery, but felt I would improve with physical therapy.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Explained in detail my shoulder issue.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Top notch service!

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Efficiency, competency and friendliness.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Bare is a talented orthopedic surgeon and he takes time to explain things to me regarding my care ad treatment

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bare was very knowledgeable, of course and diagnosed the problem so that he was able to decide on a proper and reasonable treatment for my problem.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor. Explains things well. Takes the time to make sure I understand.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He is one of the top doctors in the field. He listens to what his patients tell him. He is a surgeon but tries different forms of treatment before declaring surgery is necessary.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Very friendly staff. Dr. Bare was friendly and professional.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Bare was referred to us by a family member and he did not disappoint. He was very kind and explained what was going on and made sure we understood the diagnosis. He was not in a hurry to get to the next patient. He spoke to my teenage daughter and made sure he understood how/what she was feeling since she was the patient. Would recommend him to anyone I know!

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July 03, 2021

5.0

Tells a complete diagnose

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Felt very comfortable with him

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Hes engagement with me made me feel comfortable. He communicated very well.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon and doctor. Ver personable. Takes time with his patients

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June 30, 2021

5.0

He was so nice! He listened,I believe he really cared , He was very professional and I feel he took my concerns seriously!

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June 30, 2021

5.0

I trust his work and opinions

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Polite, professional, a Fantastic assert for NW medicine

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and honest. Explained everything and made a recommendation as what to do next. He even gave me the shot to help decrease the pain.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Asked great questions. Provided clear recommendations.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Did a good job explaining the issues and treatment

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Dr gave me options and explained them. He also listens very well

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bare was a great listener and he could immediately tell me what was causing my pain, after reviewing my x-rays. He discussed treatment options and aftercare options and he and his staff were just great.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Discusses all. Options

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Pleasant and explained everything

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Bare was very thorough, taking X-rays then explaining them to me.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Hes a capable doc that I have history with. Like and respect him.

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June 22, 2021

4.0

Hes knowledgeable, friendly & works quickly.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Related to clients a n gives brief simple details.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

He is a very friendly doctor he displaying to you everything for you to understand

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June 16, 2021

5.0

He did a great job on my surgery Very thorough in explaining everything that I would go through what I needed to go through

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June 16, 2021

5.0

He listens to what you are saying and repeats the care plan back to you.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable regarding my case and conservative approach to resolution.

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June 16, 2021

3.0

My concerns were not addressed. I left with a swollen knee and no answers as to why it has been swollen for over a month.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Dr Bares explained and answered all my question so I could understand. Very helpful.

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June 14, 2021

4.0

He did a thorough physical exam and was well versed and answered all of my questions.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

I think Dr. Bare is very caring.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Listens. Is empathetic and encouraging

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk to. Easy to understand my issues.

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June 13, 2021

5.0

he good

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June 11, 2021

5.0

He has a smile on his face , he explains everything about the medical issues and explains the options.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

He's good �

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June 11, 2021

4.0

I liked his concern and manner

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Good doctor patient relationship, and strong recommendation from my primary care

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

He was patient, good mannerism and informative

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Bare has done surgery on me before, so I know he's excellent.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bare is very knowledgable and understanding.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable. Took his time explaining things to me. Very friendly. Made me a part of the treatment plan so I felt listened to and respected. Compassionate and kind. Took my condition seriously and was respectful.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He was awesome. Informative, caring, listened, and also answered my concerns and questions.

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June 03, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable, relatable, and inspires confidence.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and down to earth style.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

The doctor takes the time to listen to how I am feeling.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

He is an excellent and personable doctor

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Excellent service all around

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