The premier destination for upper extremity care

HSA is proud to bring our expertise in upper extremity care to the bustling area of Adams Street, Chicago. Our dedicated team of highly skilled physicians specializes in diagnosing, treating, and managing hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries. With a focus on delivering exceptional care and personalized treatment plans, we are committed to helping you regain optimal function, relieve pain, and improve your quality of life.

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Expert care by board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians

When you choose HSA in Chicago, you can trust that you are in the hands of board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians. Our specialists possess the highest expertise in orthopedics and microvascular surgery, ensuring you receive top-quality care for a wide range of upper extremity conditions. With their extensive training and experience, our physicians are dedicated to providing comprehensive and effective treatment options tailored to your specific needs.

HSA Adams Street in Physician Immediate Care Center

600 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661

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Same-day appointments

We understand the importance of timely care, particularly regarding upper extremity injuries. Our Adams Street location offers same-day appointments, so you receive prompt attention from a board-certified, fellowship-trained physician. We prioritize your care by ensuring you are seen by a specialist who can effectively address your concerns without unnecessary delays.

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Compassionate care in a comfortable environment

At HSA in Chicago, we believe you deserve a positive experience. We treat every patient with kindness, friendliness, and respect. Your well-being is our top priority, and our team of dedicated professionals is committed to creating a warm and compassionate atmosphere where you will feel supported throughout your treatment journey. We strive to provide you with the highest quality of care and empower you to make informed decisions about your health.

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A history of excellence in upper extremity care

HSA has a longstanding history of excellence in providing specialized care for hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries since the 1970s. We have become a recognized center of excellence with our commitment to advancing patient care and embracing the latest advancements in technology and treatment modalities. Our dedication to delivering exceptional outcomes and personalized care has made us a trusted name in orthopedics and microvascular surgery.

Scope of practice

At our Adams Street location in Chicago, our expert team is equipped to address a wide range of upper extremity conditions, from common injuries to complex reconstructive surgeries:

  • Fractures: Treatment for wrist fractures, hand fractures, fractures of the upper arm (humerus), and forearm (radius and ulna).
  • Dislocations: Management of shoulder, elbow, and finger joint dislocations.
  • Tendon Injuries: Diagnosis and treatment of tendonitis, tendon tears, and conditions such as tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) and golfer's elbow (medial epicondylitis).
  • Nerve Injuries: Specialized care for carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, and radial nerve injuries.
  • Ligament Sprains: Treatment of wrist sprains, elbow sprains, and ligament injuries in the hand and fingers.
  • Rotator Cuff Tears: Evaluation and management of partial or complete tears of the rotator cuff tendons in the shoulder.
  • Labral Tears: Diagnosis and treatment of tears in the labrum, the ring of cartilage in the shoulder joint.
  • Bursitis: Relief for inflammation of the bursae, fluid-filled sacs that cushion the joints.
  • Trigger Finger: Expert care for the condition causing the finger or thumb to get stuck in a bent position.
  • Arthritis: Management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis affecting the joints of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Specialized care for the compression of the median nerve in the wrist, causing pain, numbness, and weakness in the hand.
  • Sports Injuries: Comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for upper extremity injuries caused by sports activities.
  • Microvascular Surgery: Advanced surgical techniques for complex upper extremity reconstruction and revascularization.

We are committed to delivering personalized care and helping you achieve the best possible outcomes for your hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder health. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and benefit from our specialized expertise.

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Our medical team

At HSA in Chicago, you will receive care from our accomplished team of experienced and highly skilled physicians. With their expertise and commitment to patient-centered care, you can trust that you are in the hands of capable professionals. Our team of board-certified specialists includes:

  • Michael I. Vender, MD
  • Scott D. Sagerman, MD
  • Prasant Atluri, MD
  • Sam J. Biafora, MD
  • Michael V. Birman, MD
  • Ajay K. Balaram, MD

Each of our doctors brings unique perspectives, specialized training, and extensive experience to ensure you receive the highest quality of care. They are committed to staying at the forefront of advancements in orthopedics and microvascular surgery, providing you with the most effective treatment options. Rest assured that our doctors will work closely with you to develop personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific needs, empowering you on your journey to recovery.

When you choose HSA in Chicago, you can have confidence in the expertise and dedication of our esteemed doctors. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience exceptional care.

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