Alexander E. Michalow M.D.
Ankle, Back, Elbow, Foot, Fractures, Hand Surgery, Hip, Joint Replacement, Joint Revision, Knee, Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Spine and Pediatric care, Wrist
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Michalow.
“I came in with shoulder pain. The doctor took the time to listen to my problem and took x-rays and received a shot. It was painless. Will do a follow up with an MRI. Everyone was very courteous. Thanks again. I shouldn't have waited so long to come in!”
– Al J.
“I was happy with my visit.”
– Kristen A.
“I was and out of this walk-in appointment in 30 minutes to get an x-ray on my hand. Excellent, fast service and they were all very friendly and knowledgable. The staff asked me multiple times if I had any questions or concerns, making sure I was well-taken care.”
– Matthew O.
“He explains everything well. He takes care of your problem. He describes how he is going to fix your injury. He is one of the best! Thank You Much!”
– James M.
– James G.
“Everyone was so helpful, from an employee walking in and not only holding the door for me but directing me where to go, the receptionist that registered me — the medical assistant as kind and quick. I filled out paperwork, went right into a room. They took X-rays right away, and the physician was in to give me results in 5 minutes. I will return if I ever need those services! Thank you!”
– Erika Y.
“Very good. Everyone was friendly and helpful. The whole staff makes you feel comfortable.”
– Carol G.
“I was in severe pain in my left knee and had set an appointment with someone else, and I could not see that doctor for another week. I called, and they set me up with Dr. Michalow. He knew right away what was wrong and proceeded to take care of the problem. I like his manner and experience. The staff that helped him with me were very caring and helpful.”
– Barbara A.
“Excellent, caring, knowledge thorough if you need to another doctor he gets you there. I love him and trust him.”
– Sandra S.
“He spent time to listen to my complaints and symptoms of my pain!! He explains his plan for treatment options thoroughly.”
– Tracy H.
“He’s a fantastic doctor. He’s up front gets the job done he’s done several surgeries on me and always pleased.”
– Sharon M.
– Jon F.
“Fantastic first visit to OAK! Staff and Doctor Michalow, all very pleasant, they greeted you warmly, introduced themselves. Listened, explained slowly but thoroughly. Gave options for my reason for seeing them, loved that I felt like they cared, and not just a number to them.”
– Ellen L.
“Dr. Michalow is one of the best!”
– Charles G.
“Dr. Michalow has done cubital tunnel surgery on me, fixed a broken ankle and now is treating me for my Bakers cyst. He is always friendly but professional and explains everything, so I feel at ease with what is going on. Excellent experience during difficult times.”
– Jo S.
“It was a great experience.”
– William R.
“Great doctor, very informative.”
– William O.
“The doctor was very informative and knowledgeable. Doing everything that should and could get done at a time. The MRI will prove to be more informative and what the Dr will do from there.”
– Raymond S.
“I love Dr. Michalow! He has been with me over the years with knee and shoulder surgeries, and I recommend him to everyone I know!”
– Christy W.
“My problem had pain in knee solve the problem in less than an hour with x-rays and a doctor's visit I thought it was an excellent experience.”
– Jer A.
“You listened, explained what x-ray indicated, recommended treatment & follow up & reassured me that surgery not necessary. What a relief! The cortisone injection was helpful. I feel confident you will guide me down the right treatment path. Thank you!”
– Ethel L.
“The doctor was very caring and tried making Dexter laugh even though Dexter wasn’t in the mood for laughs today. Dexter received Thomas the Train stickers which are his favorite! Everybody there was very caring and understanding of Dexter. Thank you.”
– Dexter B.
“Dr. Michalow and his staff were so kind to me. I flew from Atlanta to have him replace my right knee after seeing how well my sister recovered after he returned both of her knees. I can't say enough about Dr. Michalow and the staff at OAK Orthopedics and Riverside Hospital. If ever I have to have, my left knee replaced I would come back to Illinois.”
– Patricia M.
“I feel that Dr. Michalow is a very caring doctor. He listens to what you say and gives his input, which I like. I would recommend him to anyone I know.”
– Yolanda M.
“Excellent experience, We need more Doctors like Dr. Michalow and the staff that was on tonight. Happy to learn they have immediate access now.”
– Jim W.
“I had to leave a message about my appointment, but they called me back within 30 minutes. Dr. Michelow is very lovely and the assistants that came in.”
– Liss D.
“The doctor was very caring and puts you at ease as well as caring staff and prompt attention. Five star rating for all!”
– Elaine D.
“From the first phone call to the appointment, I felt at ease. What a wonderful staff! Thank you for taking excellent care of me.”
– Jane C.
“Very efficient, very little wait time.”
– Mary L.
“Kindest, most knowledgeable doctor ever. Does get with my child that panics easily.”
– Addysen B.
“Dr. Michalow is the best I’ll refer him to anyone. The staff is excellent too.”
– Delbert D.
“Dr. Michalow and the staff were extremely friendly and used evident communication skills.”
– Jay B.
“Dr. Michalow is very knowledgeable, makes sure you understand what is taking place and why. Does not treat you as someone who knows nothing and seems to care about all patients. I have seen more than one of his previous patients stop by and thank him for his care.”
– Gladys M.
“Very happy with my visit.”
– Betty B.
“Listens observes and takes action. Always with good results! Hardly able to put weight on left leg given injection to numb knee. Injection of cortisone to left knee and removal of fluid from left knee. Within in a few hours pain relieved. Next day no pain! Thankful for care given by Dr. Michelow!”
– Donald G.
“The doctor was extremely professional and thorough. Staff was friendly and helpful.”
– Douglas D.
“Friendly, professional, informative and engaging. Thanks again.”
– Stephan B.
“Dr. Michalow is a great physician. He is always professional and explains things.”
– Darla S.