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Andre D. Ivy, MD, MS

Philosophy of Care

My goal is to empower patients through education. I believe one must fully understand their condition and all treatment options to make the best medical decision. This process involves a concerted effort between the physician, patient and their loved ones.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

Based on 241 reviews

  • General


    • Hand and Upper Extremity


    • Orthopaedic Surgery

    Accepts both children and adults


    • English and conversational Spanish

    Hand, shoulder and elbow

    Family, hiking, travel and movies

  • Education

    School University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/2010
    Degree MD

    School Northwestern University
    Title Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

    School The Mary S. Stern Fellowship
    Specialty Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery

    School AFSH-HVO Young Surgeon Traveling Fellowship
    Specialty Hand Surgery

    School HVO Orthopaedics Traveling Fellowship
    Specialty Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Dr. Alan W. Yasko Memorial Award, "Most Impactful Research Presentation" (Northwestern University)

    Name Dr. Caeser Bassette Award of Academic Excellence

    Name Dr. Marilyn Hughes-Gaston Scholar

  • Media/Published Articles

    • A Ivy, G Marra. Shoulder Stiffness. Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery, Jaypee Brothers Medical Pub; 4th edition (Jan 1, 2000)
    • R Patel, B Chilelli, A Ivy, D Kalainov. Hand Surface Landmarks and Measurements in the Treatment of Trigger Thumb. The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol 38, Issue 6, pg1166-1171 (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Ivy A, Kalainov D. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Chinese Orthopaedic Educational Project. Guke Pindao. (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Ivy A, Kalainov D. Mallet Finger. Chinese Orthopaedic Educational Project. Guke Pindao. (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Diet-Induced Ketosis Increases Capillary Density Without Altered Blood Flow in Rat Brain. Puchowicz MA, Xu K, Sun X, Ivy A, Emancipator D, LaManna JC. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jun; 292(6): E1607-15. Epub 2007 Feb 6 (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Victor N, Ivy A, Jiang BH, Agani FH. Involvement of HIF-1 in Invasion of Mum2B Uveal Melanoma Cells. Clin Exp Metastasis. 2006; 23(1):87-96. Epub 2006 Jul 7 (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Measurement of Wrist Motion: A Comparison of Visual, Manual, and 3-Dimensional (3-D) Motion Goniometry. Ivy AD, Stern PJ. Tri-State Hand Conference. Indianapolis, IN (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Ivy AD, Stern PJ. Hamate Hook and Pisiform Fractures, Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, Elsevier, Volume 24, Issue 2, Pages 94–99 (Jan 1, 2000)
    • A Micev, A Ivy, S Aggarwal, W Hsu, D Kalainov. Cervical Radiculopathy and Myelopathy: Presentations in the Hand. The Journal of Hand Surgery, Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 38, Issue 12, p 2478–2481 (Jan 1, 2000)
    • LaManna JC, Sun X, Ivy AD, Ward NL. Is cycloxygenase-2 (COX-2) a Major Component of the Mechanism Responsible for Microvascular Remodeling in the Brain? Adv Exp Med Biol. 2006; 578:297-303 (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Moderate Edema May Persist during Adaptation to Mild Chronic Hypoxia in Rat Brain. Kui X, Ivy A, LaManna JC. CWRU. Experimental Biology, Washington, D.C. (Jan 1, 2000)
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    Based on 241 reviews

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    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    237 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    241 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    239 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    238 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    239 ratings

    Comments (38)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Oct 28, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is OUTSTANDING! I would highly recommend to others. At this appointment he had 2 trainees with him. I'm VERY glad they are shadowing Dr. Ivy as it is important to learn from the best. See more  
    Oct 24, 2019
    Excellent patient rapport and explanations  
    Oct 21, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is very thorough and very professional. He did a phenomenal job from pre-op through post-op. He's a fantastic surgeon and doctor.  
    Oct 06, 2019
    Dr. Ivy was kind and very informative!  
    Oct 01, 2019
    He was very nice, knowledgeable and made it easy to understand.  
    Sep 27, 2019
    Dr. Andre is a really funny guy who makes the visit pleasant. He makes sure patients understand everything they need to know.  
    Sep 18, 2019
    Dr. Ivy was outstanding... answered all my questions and explain the issue.  
    Sep 01, 2019
    Dr. Ivy was brilliant & outstanding from start to finish. The surgery technique was well thought out & effective with minimal pain & recovery  
    Aug 27, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is a gifted person. He takes time to explain the issue, options for treatment and followup. Great bedside manner, and desire to correct the issues of his patients. He is a delight to See more  
    Aug 26, 2019
    *Dr. Ivy seems rushed and he avoids answering questions. I didn't really feel like he cared about me as a patient, that he just waited to get me out of his office.  
    Aug 14, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is the Best!  
    Aug 14, 2019
    Dr Ivy was very kind, thorough, and helpful. He was extremely patient, explained everything to both my mom and me, making sure she felt included in the conversation, even though she is nonverbal. He answered See more  
    Aug 10, 2019
    Dr. Ivy was great with my daughter, he put us both at ease. He answered all of our questions.  
    Aug 09, 2019
    I'm at Doctor Ivy for the first time, he was very nice oh, very knowledgeable and head excellent patient bedside manner. he also had a sense of humor and put me at ease quickly  
    Aug 06, 2019
    Dr Ivy went out of his way to help my daughter understand her situation. She's a college athlete and he called PT himself to get her into a specialized PT. He and all the people See more  
    Jul 31, 2019
    liked my new doc a lot. very friendly and funny. easy to talk to. have a lot of confidence in him.  
    Jul 17, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is awesome!  
    Jul 11, 2019
    Spoke much too fast; was more concerned that I had to many issues to discuss in such a restricted time   
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr. Andre Ivy is a superb communicator as well as listener.  
    Jun 18, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is amazing. He advocates for my health better than I do. I would recommend him to anyone - including my own mother. LOVE HIS SENSE OF HUMOR. So helpful in stressful situations. Positive See more  
    Jun 12, 2019
    *Dr. Ivy was amazing with my son's broken arm. He actually spoke to him and not just me. I really felt like he cared.  
    Jun 06, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is easy to talk to and explained everything in an easy to understand manner.  
    Jun 05, 2019
    Dr. Ivy is a rising star, excellent surgeon with a great bedside manner. Don't let a gifted Doctor and surgeon get away.  
    Jun 05, 2019
    Dr. Ivy was phenomenal. He was personable and very thoroughly explained a review of my x-ray and needed/unneeded treatment.  
    Mar 20, 2019
    As soon as I met this provider, I felt comfortable and at ease. Down to earth and easy to talk to. Easy to understand what he was saying. Spent as much time with me as See more  
    Mar 20, 2019
    Why does someone like the surgeon they choose ..... because he thorough,informative and reassuring from the very first visit . Bedside manners have not gone out of style .  
    Mar 19, 2019
    I love Dr. Ivy. He was an excellent provider and I will absolutely Continue to see him wear appropriate and I would highly recommend him. He is very kind caring and willing to listen  
    Mar 15, 2019
    Seems friendly, but not sincere. Seems in a hurry. Dummy downed his explanation too much.  
    Mar 03, 2019
    liked Dr Ivy and would recommend  
    Feb 28, 2019
    I have seen many different providers at Dupage Medical throughout many years & Dr. Ivy is above & beyond one of the best I've ever seen there.  
    Feb 20, 2019
    Dr Ivy explained what was happening in my thumb, helped decrease my anxiety about the injection and gave me a plan if the problem persists.  
    Feb 15, 2019
    Dr Ivy is excellent  
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr.Ivy is a very warm and funny caregiver, as well as a skillful surgeon. I would highly recommend him.  
    Jan 29, 2019
    He was great, the day of surgery he put me at ease.  
    Jan 23, 2019
    Dr. Ivye was very helpful and we got right to the point of what I needed.  
    Dec 27, 2018
    Dr. Ivy is amazing - so thorough and knowledgeable.  
    Dec 19, 2018
    I have already referred a friend to him. I cannot praise Dr. Ivy enough. I wish every physician were as knowledgeable in their field, as caring and as good at listening and communicating as he See more  
    Dec 19, 2018
    would highly recommend Dr Ivy.  
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