Dr. Per Freitag

Springfield, IL
male

About

Bio

Born and raised in Norway. Educated in the U.S. BS, MS, PhD in Anatomy from University of Illinois. Medical School at University of Minnesota. Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern in Chicago. Has been involved in teaching virtually all my life. My motto is: Better and Better, every Day, every Way. (I might never reach perfection, but I will enjoy the Journey)

Languages spoken

English, Norwegian (Nynorsk)

Doctor Q&A

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder clicks: The click comes from your shoulder. If it does not cause pain, leave it alone
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Don't need them: If the big toe nails fall off, leave them off
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes you can: A study conducted at a government training center found a 30% increase in scores for Morse code students and a 75% increase on mental-motor skills. Th ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Freitag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Freitag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! You have confirmed what I knew, but was trying to deny. Thank you!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) as I am not on medicine I have sch a Dr appt. now I know who to see.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Unfortunately I think your right. Getting a second opinion soon. Thanks!

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow American College of Surgeons
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