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Dr. Joanne Halbrecht is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine with over 20 years of experience. She specializes in the conservative and operative treatment of sports injuries. Dr. Halbrecht has been recognized for her expertise in arthroscopic surgery. As a result she has taught courses in knee and shoulder orthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago to orthopedic surgeons from all over the world. She has several publications in orthopedic journals and has been a team physician for football and hockey. She has utilized her degree in engineering while serving as a consultant for orthopedic product design and developement.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Halbrecht brought a clear light of understanding to my affliction and suggested to try out some simple, non-invasive solutions.
Right to the point - took time to explain options. Very nice.
The visit was fast and very informative. Dr. Halbrecht was super friendly and very open to all my questions. She has great office help and I would highly recommend her.
Everyone in the office was very pleasant and accomodating.
She was extremely efficient and knowledgeable. Everyone was extremely friendly. I felt like I was assisted in a prompt manner and nobody seemed to have an issue with the amount of work it took to diagnose all of my issues.
It was a great experience, the office girl Lisa was very nice and Erika couldn't have been more pleasant and caring, she was great. Dr. halbrecht very professional and knowledgeable, very helpful with my knee issues.
She was extremely nice, knowledgeable, and confident in her work, which made me feel at ease.
Great experience, got to the root of my shoulder pain right away and recommended PT to fix it.
Everybody at the office was extremely friendly and funny! The Doctor was also funny and efficient and I trust her immensely.
Staff was great. Doctor was very informative and knowledgeable and explained about my injury. She is no nonsense and straight forward - I really like her style!
She conducted a thorough physical exam of my shoulder. She looked at my MRI and explained what was going on and what my options were to correct the injury. She took the time to answer all questions.
Dr. Halbrecht was wonderful. She took her time to understand the issue and understand my needs. She is very personable and knowledgeable. Office staff was very friendly.
She gave me more information about my condition than I got from the previous two orthopedic surgeons combined. Not very good news, but it better to be informed.
She should not be judged on the first visit. We will see.
Dr. Halbrecht is very knowledgeable and I trust that she gave me the best treatment available. I wasn't a big fan of being offered additional products, but I'm pretty frugal and it wasn't a problem to graciously refuse. The staff were generally good, however it was not appealing to overhear a staff member complaining about a patient. I thought that was pretty unprofessional. Despite these caveats, I think she's a great doctor and would visit her again.
Very professional and pleasant
My appt with Dr. Halbrecht was great. She is clearly an expert in her field and educated me in many aspects of knee procedures, techniques and options. I look forward to returning for a followup and working the program she prescribed for me.
The doctor and the office staff were great. The doctor spent a good amount of time with me and answered all my questions.
I felt that the information I received was very informed and to the point. Her professionalism and honesty was very much appreciated.
Dr. Halbrecht seemed very knowledgable, but I did not get a lot of one on one time with her. Also, the Zocdoc scheduling system was wrong, and I had to change my appointment time.