20Feb 2013

Hip Mobility Regained

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Engineer hip mobility regained after serious car accident.

A personal note….

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21May 2012

Teacher Finds New Lease on Life

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A retired teacher finds new lease on life.  Paul, a  Naperville North High School teacher and coach of both football and baseball, Paul Ryan was used to being on his feet constantly for long days without much rest. During the last 10 years of his career, he experienced a gradual increase in hip pain that made long days at work extremely difficult to get through. To relieve his pain, Paul would take painkillers every day.  This only allowed him to mask the pain that really needed attention from a physician. As time went on and the daily pain worsened, Paul […]

21May 2012

Patient Now Able To Help With Household Chores After Direct Anterior Hip Surgery by Dr. Steven S. Louis

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February 28, 2012

Dear Dr. Louis,

I would like to thank you so much for your kindness, wonderful bedside manner, and helping to make my husband feel good again. We did our research, spoke to two other doctors and I am so glad we chose you and the direct anterior approach. It boggles my mind that anyone would do this surgery any other way. Your staff at Hinsdale Orthopaedics was wonderful, as were the nurses and staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove,   I cannot say enough good things about everyone involved.  Since he was debilitated almost two years ago, […]

23Mar 2012

Piano Prodigy Performs at Ravinia After Surgery for Broken Wrist and Elbow

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cruzAward-Winning, 13-Year-Old Piano Player Performs at Ravinia After Treated by Dr. Steven Louis for Broken Wrist and Elbow

Jonny Cruz, 13, is a talented pianist who is a scholarship recipient and member of the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy program for gifted, adolescent musicians. A piano player since age four, Jonny has studied and performed with several renowned musicians and orchestras. Just four months after his debut performance at Ravinia, Jonny suffered a broken wrist and broken elbow—potentially detrimental injuries for a piano player.

Fortunately, Jonny was in good hands with

20Mar 2012

Dr. Steven S. Louis Named Department Chair of Surgery for Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

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Dr. Steven Louis has been named a 2012 Physician Leader for Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, for 2012.  He will serve as the Department Chair of Surgery for the hospital.

“It’s an honor to be chosen by my peers to oversee surgery at the hospital,” Dr. Louis said.  “I am happy to oversee some of the best surgeons in the Midwest to continue doing what we do best – provide excellent medical care to patients in the Midwest.”

Dr. Louis is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon. A graduate of Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, he specializes in […]

19Mar 2012

Physical Therapist Amazed with Hip Progress

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Richard Sroka, physical therapist amazed with hip progress of his Direct Anterior Hip surgery patient.  Mr. Sroka is a Physical Therapist with Achieve Orthopedic Rehabilitation Institute in Park Ridge, has been helping patients recover from hip surgery for 12 years.  “Doctors typically require six to eight weeks of physical therapy after hip surgery,” Sroka said. “Three sessions of therapy each weeks is usually needed.”

This month, for the first time in his 12-year career, Sroka is treating a patient who opted to have anterior hip surgery instead of traditional hip replacement surgery. Dr. Steven Louis of […]

11Jan 2012

Dr. Steven S. Louis named to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Executive Committee

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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital announces 2012 Medical Executive Committee

By Advocate Good Samaritan HospitalYesterday at 11:36 a.m.
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital announced its Physician Leaders for the 2012 Medical Executive Committee beginning Jan. 1.

Officers are Medical Staff President, Dr. Richard McPartlin; Immediate Past President, Dr. Timothy Payne; and Medical Staff President-Elect, Dr. Donald Steiner.

Department Chairs include, Dr. Maleeha Ahsan, Psychiatry; Dr. Christopher Barbour, Obstetrics/Gynecology; Dr. Stephen Crouch, Emergency Medicine; Dr. William Dwyer, Pathology; Dr. Steven Louis, Surgery; Dr. John Martucci, Anesthesiology; Dr. Vijaykumar Patel, Family Medicine; Dr. George Sacy, Radiology; Dr. Peggy Supple, Pediatrics; and Dr. Rockford Yapp, Medicine.

“It’s an […]

30Sep 2011

What knee replacement patients can learn from Billie Jean King

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During the 1970s, tennis star Billie Jean King was a shining star both on and off the tennis court. King won 39 Grand slam titles, including 20 at Wimbledon, and was a leading activist for social change and gender equality. One battle that King struggled to win for years was against her debilitating knee pain.

Today, double-knee implants have changed King’s life and she is back playing tennis again at age 67.

Double-knee replacement surgery was King’s eighth knee operation since her first at age 23 when she was No. 1 in the world. Despite her previous knee […]

27Sep 2011

Lemont Woman Back to Active Lifestyle after New Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Surgery

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Just two days after orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Louis performed Direct Anterior Approach hip replacement surgery on Karen Facenda, 68, of Lemont, she was back home and walking up and down the stairs. Within months, she was back to riding comfortably in the car to visit out-of-state grandchildren and walking the long aisles during quilt shows.

“Before my hip replacement surgery, I would avoid walking and I couldn’t sit for long periods,” Karen explained. “While I was at the zoo or park with my grandchildren, I just wanted to sit down. Now, post-surgery, I am able to do […]

27Sep 2011

NW Indiana Woman Enjoys Motorcycling Just Weeks after New Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Surgery

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Just days after orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Louis performed Direct Anterior Approach hip replacement surgery on Jocelyn Rogers, 55, of Valparaiso, she strolled the aisles at her local Target without a cane or walker. Within just weeks, she was once again riding on the back of her husband’s motorcycle, getting on and off herself without pain.

“I was virtually bed-ridden for months before my hip surgery and I couldn’t do any of the things I enjoy,” she explains. “Now, I am riding with my husband on his motorcycle again, walking the treadmill, biking and looking forward to the future.”

Jocelyn rebounded […]