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Orthopaedic Care Video Visits

Your health doesn’t stop being a priority, even when it's a challenge to leave the house. For your convenience and safety, we offer secure and easy virtual visits by video for many of your orthopaedic care needs. 

New Patients 

Call us at 1-888-824-0200 to schedule a video visit with an orthopaedic surgeon, orthopaedic oncologist, sports medicine specialist or pediatric orthopaedic specialist.

Existing Orthopaedic Patients 

Log in to your MyChart account to available times to book your virtual appointment instantly with a, orthopaedic surgeon, orthopaedic oncologist, sports medicine specialist or pediatric orthopaedic specialist.

Questions? 

Speak with a referral counselor at 1-888-824-0200.

Access World-Class Bone and Joint Care from Home

Whether you need care for a new orthopaedic diagnosis, an existing condition or are seeking a second opinion, UChicago Medicine orthopaedic physicians are available to provide you care via a secure video visit. New and returning patients are welcome to schedule a video visit.

Video visits are a convenient way to see an orthopaedic specialist from the comfort of your home. Our orthopaedic experts can recommend treatment options, give second opinions, send prescriptions to your pharmacy, help you plan for surgery or a procedure, and more.

The UChicago Medicine orthopaedic care team includes physicians from several specialties, including orthopaedic surgery, nonsurgical orthopaedic care, orthopaedic oncology, sports medicine, rehabilitation medicine, pediatric orthopaedics, and others.

Safe, In-Person Care at Convenient Locations Near You

Should you need in-person care, such as diagnostic tests, a physical exam, surgery or other procedure, we'll arrange for a safe visit to our main campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood or to one of our clinics located throughout the greater Chicago area, including the South Loop, Orland Park and more. 

As one of the nation’s safest medical centers, we remain committed to providing outstanding care during these extraordinary times. To continue serving all of our patients, we go above and beyond state and national standards to protect your health and safety while you receive medical care. We are screening all patients, visitors and staff for COVID-19 symptoms and require that everyone who enters our facilities wear a mask. We are practicing strict social distancing and cleanliness protocols, and have implemented new visitor restrictions. As always, all clinical areas are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected after every patient encounter. Learn more about our commitment to providing the safest care possible. 

Find a Physician and Learn More About Video Visits and Remote Second Opinions

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Find an Orthopaedic Expert

View profiles of UChicago Medicine orthopaedic experts, including specialists in bone and joint replacement, sports medicine, orthopaedic oncology, pediatric orthopaedics and more.

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Get a Second Opinion Online

Whether you are facing a complex health issue or difficult treatment decision, getting a second opinion can help you make an informed decision about your care. Get an online second opinion from one of our experts without having to leave home.

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FAQs About Video Visits

Find answers to frequently asked questions about your virtual visit including an overview of the process, how to prepare for your visit, cost and insurance and technical requirements.


Patient Guide: Tips for a Successful Video Visit

Video visits are similar to in-office visits, but instead of traveling to see your doctor, you can video chat with them from home. Our care providers can assess your symptoms, make a diagnosis, recommend treatment and send prescriptions to your pharmacy.

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