Dr. Roger Chams performs both knee and shoulder arthroscopic procedures at the Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. This surgery center is located in Lake Forest, IL which is only a five-minute drive from the Lake Bluff IBJI office. To contact Dr. Chams and the Lake Bluff IBJI office, please call (847) 247-4000 or email email@example.com. Dr. Chams has chosen Lake Forest Hospital as a trusted place to treat and care for his private patients.
Orthopedic Surgeries Performed at Lake Forest Hospital:
After performing over 25,000 knee and shoulder arthroscopic procedures, Dr. Chams has become the most experienced arthroscopic surgeon in the area. Since these two joint areas play a major role in overall movement and flexibility, the injuries can be extremely painful. However, using advanced technologies including orthobiologics, the surgery is minimally-invasive and lasts about 1 to 2 hours. Post-operative pain and swelling can be expected and a prescription for pain will be provided the day of. Dr. Chams and the staff at Lake Forest Hospital are specially trained to help you with the following conditions:
- Labral Tear
- Rotator Cuff Tear
- AC Sprain
- Biceps Tendinopathy
- Frozen Shoulder
- Shoulder Arthritis
- Shoulder Bursitis
- Bankart and Reverse Bankart Tears
- SLAP Tear
- Shoulder Instability
- Shoulder Fractures
- Thrower’s Shoulder/Little League Shoulder
- Shoulder Calcific Tendonitis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Distal Bicep Ruptures
- Shoulder Impingement
Preparation for Knee and Shoulder Surgery:
In order to prepare for your surgery, you should obtain medical clearance from your primary care physician within 30 days of your scheduled procedure. For outpatient procedures, you should also arrange for a family member or friend to drive you to and from the appointment. Avoid any anti-inflammatory drugs or blood thinning agents one week prior to surgery. Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before your scheduled procedure. You will also be contacted by a nurse from Lake Forest Hospital with additional pre-operative instructions prior to your surgery date.
Schedule Your Surgery With Dr. Roger Chams at Lake Forest Hospital
Your shoulder and knee pain don’t have to be permanent! With the help of Dr. Chams and the team of experts at Lake Forest Hospital, you can get back to doing the things you love. Contact us today for more information and to schedule your pre-operative appointment.