Dr. Walter W Virkus, MD



Orthopedic Surgery     -  Illinois,  Chicago

 Overview

Dr. Walter W Virkus, MD works in Chicago, Illinois is a specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and graduated UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1993. Dr. Virkus is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital and practicing for 26 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Dog Allergy
  • Dry Skin
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Erythema
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Food Additives
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Sulphite
  • Food Allergy - Carp
  • Food Allergy - Codfish
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Hemofiltration
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Management of Mechanical Ventilator
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Sinus Node Disease
  • Skin Aging
  • Stress Test
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Wart Removal

 Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Nonunion Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Osteotomy
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibula and Fibula Fractures

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 26

 State License

  • Illinois

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

Malpractice

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 Education & Training

Medical School


UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School

Newark, NJ, United States

Graduated: 1993

Residency Hospitals


Mt Sinai School Of Med




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 Office Locations



Other Office Locations

 Midwest Orthopedics at Rush

1725 West Harrison Street Suite 1063
Illinois (IL)
Chicago,
60612

  (312) 243-4244

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Office Address, 1611 West Harrison Street, Chicago, Illinois (IL), 60612




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Open Access
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • WellPoint

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Rush University Medical Center photo


Rush University Medical Center

1653 West Congress Parkway Illinois IL, Chicago, 60612

Rush University Medical Center is a hospital located in Chicago, IL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 6 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 14 procedures.



John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital photo


John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital

1901 West Harrison Street Illinois IL, Chicago, 60612

John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital is a Local Government owned hospital located in Chicago, IL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 3 of 3 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 1 of 3 procedures.




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