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Dr. Verma has extensive experience in managing patients with work-related injuries. Our goal is to return patients to their pre-injury state allowing them to return to day-to-day functional activities, recreational activities, and work. In addition, Dr. Verma and his staff are familiar with all of the logistical requirements of managing work injuries, including routine communication with your employer, workers compensation insurance carrier, attorney and case manager if present. In addition, given Dr. Verma’s reputation and experience in managing complex conditions of the shoulder, elbow and knee, he is able to navigate the workers compensation process facilitating approvals and authorizations. Dr. Verma is not employed by or affiliated with any insurance company or employer. As a physician, his commitment is to the patient and providing them the best possible care, to maximize their recovery and optimize their outcome.

Patients from all work backgrounds can experience a work-related orthopedic injury. Common injuries to the knee, shoulder and elbow can occur from a fall, heavy lifting, repetitive movements or an automobile accident while on the time clock.

If your orthopedic injury is due to an accident in your work place, please be sure to contact your employer and inform them of your injury. Dr. Nikhil Verma’s office will need to receive authorization from your employer before we can process any medical claims. Please have your employer contact our Workers’ Compensation Department at (708) 236-2631. Failure to properly report your work injury to your employer may result in your claims being denied. Denied claims will be your responsibility.

To schedule an IME, PPI / Impairment Rating or second opinion with Dr. Nikhil Verma and his team, please contact the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Workers’ Compensation Scheduling Team at (708) 236-2783 or by email at WorkCompScheduling@rushortho.com.

If you would like more information on the pricing and process, please contact one of the customer service contacts listed below.

Janice Ewing

Scheduling Director
Phone: 708.236.2683
Fax: 708.409.5179
Email: Janice.Ewing@rushortho.com

Danielle Radecki

Scheduling Manager
Phone: 708.236.2644
Fax: 708.409.5179
Email: Danielle.Radecki@rushortho.com

Paul Strandquist

Director of Marketing and Customer Service
Phone: 708.236.2661
Fax: 708.409.5179
Email: Paul.Strandquist@rushortho.com

Ben Alverth

Phone: 708.236.2659
Email: Ben.Alverth@rushortho.com

Alex Sroka

Phone: 708.236.2618
Fax: 708.409.5179
Email: Alexander.Sroka@rushortho.com


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