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P. Ronjon Paul, MD

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Paul brings a well known reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting edge experience to DuPage Medical Group. As Chair of the DMG Spine Surgery Department, he is working to use his expertise in minimally invasive surgery to improve the patient experience. Dr. Paul has a rapidly growing reputation in the area in complex cervical and lumbar spine reconstruction with an emphasis on long term outcomes. He frequently teaches techniques to neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons from around the country as well as Asia, Africa and Europe. His far reaching reputation has brought surgical patients from distances as far away as Hong Kong. Dr. Paul is a favorite among the area’s physicians and their families. Dr. Paul was the first specialist ever to win the Physician of the Year Award from DuPage Medical Group in 2016. He is also the only physician to have won the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Alumni Leadership award in 2011.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 212 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • The Spine Center
    • Spine Surgery
    • Years in Practice: 17


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • Bengali
    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Minimally invasive surgery, cervical and lumbar spine surgery


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Family, travel, world history, exercise, cycling, skiing


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    Degree Doctorate of Medicine

    INTERNSHIPS
    School University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics
    Title Resident In Orthopedic Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Wisconsin
    Specialty Spine Surgery

  • Memberships

    • North American Spine Society
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow and Member
    • Lumbar Spine Research Society
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Physician of the Year - DuPage Medical Group
    Date 01/2016

    Name Patient's Choice Award, Vitals.com
    Date 01/2012

    Name Best Rated Orthopedic Surgeon, Illinois at Ratemd.com
    Date 01/2012

    Name Spine Surgeon Leader to Know: Becker's Spine Review
    Date 07/2012

    Name Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals.com
    Date 01/2012

    Name Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Board of Trustee’s Distinguished Leadership Award
    Date 01/2011

    Name University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopaedics Research Award, First Place-Fellows Section
    Date 01/2003

    Name Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Midwest Research Symposium Winner, First Place
    Date 01/2002

    Name American Orthopaedic Association / Zimmer Research
    Date 01/2002

    Name Stryker Spine First Place Research Award
    Date 12/2000

    Name Sofamor-Danek Outstanding Investigator's Award
    Date 10/2000

    Name Graduation with High Honors-Department of Economics, Haverford College
    Date 01/1993

    Name Chicago Business Fellowship Award, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
    Date 01/1992

    Name University of Chicago Merit Scholar
    Date 01/1989

    Name Vitals Patient’s Choice Award

    Name Patient's Choice Award, Vitals.com
    Date 01/2013

    Name Best Rated Orthopedic Surgeon, Illinois at Ratemd.com
    Date 01/2013

    Name Top Regional Doctor - Castle Connolly
    Date 01/2014

    Name Top Regional Doctor - Castle Connolly
    Date 01/2015

    Name Top Regional Doctor - Castle Connolly
    Date 01/2016

    Name Top Regional Doctor - Castle Connolly
    Date 01/2017

    Name Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2017
    Date 04/2017

  • Media/Published Articles

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Adenoviral Vector-Medicated Transfer for Human Gene Therapy, 2001.
    • Optimizing Nonviral-medicated Transfection of Human Intervertebral Disc Chondrocytes, 2008.
    • Potential Use of SOX9 Gene Therapy for Intervertebral Degenerative Disc Disorder, 2003.
    • A Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating the Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery When Comprehensive Sagittal Alignment Surgical Planning is Used, 2018


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 212 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    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

    4.4
    210 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    210 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    212 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    208 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    210 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.5
    209 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    209 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    210 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    208 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.3
    206 ratings


    Comments (24)

    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.


    5.0
    Aug 18, 2019
    described procedure in detail and answered all my questions  
    4.9
    Aug 14, 2019
    I was walked over to Dr. Paul's side of the office by Kevin PA. Dr. Paul came in within 10 mins. He discussed my new x-rays that were taken. He pulled up my MRI He did See more  
    5.0
    Aug 07, 2019
    *Dr. Paul & staff are the best! Courteous, friendly, compassionate, and efficient. Highly recommend.  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2019
    Very caring; explains situations very well, took time to visit  
    4.9
    Jul 23, 2019
    Dr Paul and Staff are Great !!!  
    4.9
    Jul 10, 2019
    I would like to rate Dr. Paul better than "Very Good."He is excellent in every category.  
    4.9
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr. Paul demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the back, legs,etc. He listens and understands my issues and has sincerely tried to address the problem with my legs! he shows respect for what I say See more  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    I have recommended Dr. Paul to many  
    4.9
    Jun 24, 2019
    good  
    4.8
    Jun 18, 2019
    Dr. Paul was very concerned and understanding. he was extremely attentive. I'd recommend him to anybody!  
    5.0
    Jun 06, 2019
    Dr. Paul is always professional, courteous, personable, methodical and explains details easily understood.  
    5.0
    May 22, 2019
    I will highly recommended this doctor to anyone who have a back problem  
    4.6
    Apr 16, 2019
    Dr Paul is an excellent surgeon who is sought out widely & has had excellent results recommendations from others. He is hard to see because of popularity.  
    4.4
    Mar 06, 2019
    If I ever need a spine surgeon, I would surely return to him based on his excellent reputation.   
    4.9
    Mar 05, 2019
    I will highly recommended Dr. Paul to anyone who has spine problem . he is very caring doctor he knows what he's doing I am extremely grateful that I met him and he help me with See more  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    Dr. Paul is fantastic!!!  
    2.6
    Feb 20, 2019
    Waited 40 minutes to see doctor.  
    3.6
    Feb 19, 2019
    Only main issue is he is TOO good, so he's popular & visits are 6-8 weeks out.  
    5.0
    Feb 18, 2019
    The doctor showed me the x-ray and described what exactly he did and pointed it out.  
    4.6
    Feb 13, 2019
    good  
    4.9
    Jan 28, 2019
    Have already given out several cards to see *Dr. Paul.  
    4.9
    Dec 28, 2018
    the care from this provider, staff and hospital has always been excellent. This was no exception.  
    4.5
    Dec 19, 2018
    very comprehensive care.an "eye opening" experience.  
    5.0
    Dec 04, 2018
    Dr. Paul has performed previous surgeries for me and I wouldn't want anyone else, if needed, in his field of expertise.  
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