Archive of the Category 'In The Media'

Dr. Della Valle’s Therapy Dog Chloe featured on Blum Animal Hospital Blog

Chloe-Therapy-DogIf you have been a patient of Dr. Della Valle, you may have met Chloe. She is Dr. Della Valle and his wife’s therapy dog and visits patients in recovery at the hospital.

Chloe has had many health issues in her young life. The Blum Animal Hospital blog recently published a blog article about her journey.

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Rush University Medical Center 5th in the nation and the highest in IL, IN and WI for Orthopedics

BeckersHospitalReviewBecker’s Hospital Review has ranked Rush University Medical Center 5th in the nation and the highest in IL, IN and WI for orthopedics.

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Dr Della Valle featured in Becker’s Orthopedic Review’s “65 orthopedic surgeons recommended by orthopedic surgeons”

beckerslogoDr. Della Valle is featured in Becker’s Orthopedic Review’s “65 orthopedic surgeons recommended by orthopedic surgeons”. Dr. Della Valle was recommended by Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD.

The article says the following about Dr. Della Valle, “Since completing his fellowship training in 2002, he has performed more than 7,000 hip and knee replacements. He is an avid researcher co-authored nearly 150 peer reviewed scientific papers, more than 60 book chapters and edited 12 text books.”

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New York Times Article on Joint Replacement

New_York_Times_logoThe New York Times recently published an article entitled “After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home”. The article highlights the growing number of Americans who are opting for knee or hip replacement surgery.

The author, Jane E. Brody, says, “As someone who has had both knees replaced, I can attest to the vast improvement in quality of life the surgery bestowed. I can walk and cycle for miles and swim daily without pain, and I can sit through operas, plays and concerts without stiffness.”

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Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery

AAHKSThe a recent study by past AAOS President William J. Hozack, MD and colleagues concluded that “patients who go straight home from the hospital following hip or knee replacement surgery recover as well as, or better than, those who first go to a rehabilitation center.”

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Dr. Della Valle’s Study wins the Carl L. Nelson, M.D. Physician in Training Award

Mid-AmericanOrthopaedicAssociationThe Program Committee of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association has selected one of Dr. Della Valle’s recent studies as the winner of the Carl L. Nelson, M.D. Physician in Training Award.

Dr. Della Valle will be speaking about the study at the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting on April 15 in Bonita Springs, Florida.

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Dr. Della Valle Featured in Elmhurst Suburban Life

Elmhurst Suburban LifeDr. Della Valle is featured in a recent article in the Elmhurst Suburban Life newspaper. Entitled, “Elmhurst teen to share her story of overcoming adversity at Arthritis Foundation gala”, the article describes the experience of a thirteen year-old girl who received hip replacement surgery from Dr. Della Valle.

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New Partial Knee Replacement Video

We’re pleased to share a new partial knee replacement video with you. In the video, one of Dr. Della Valle’s patients, Erica Sumner, explains her injury and how the partial knee replacement surgery helped her. Dr. Della Valle and Dr. Richard Berger from Midwest Orthopedics at Rush also explain the benefits of the procedure.

http://youtu.be/vx5vLSHzSVo

Dr. Della Valle named a top knee surgeon by Orthopedics This Week

Orthopedics This WeekOrthopedics This Week announced the Top 22 North American Knee Surgeons and Dr. Craig Della Valle was again included in the elite list.

According to Orthopedics This Week, Dr. Della Valle’s peers have this to say about him, “He is not only a super surgeon, but he is a tremendous researcher who has done superb work on hip and knee reconstruction. He has taken issues such as infected and painful joint replacement and developed algorithms that advance the field.”

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Dr. Della Valle named one of the top five hip replacement doctors

Dr. Craig Della Valle, hip and knee specialist, was named in the top five doctors in the country for hip replacement by Expertscape, a medical search and ranking solution that uses objective algorithms to identify the most knowledgeable and experienced doctors and medical institutions in the country. Expertscape defines an expert as someone who has published peer-reviewed research on complications and treatments for a specific medical condition. The ranking firm also honored Rush University Medical Center for being among the nation’s top six medical facilities for hip replacement.

Dr. Della Valle also was named one of the “Top 22 North American Knee Surgeons” by Orthopedics This Week magazine. The editors said, “He is not only a super surgeon, but he is a tremendous researcher who has done superb work on hip and knee construction.”