To determine if an office appointment would be beneficial for you, American Hip Institute physicians will review X-rays, MRIs, or CT scans of your hip, knees, or shoulders. To have your imaging reviewed, please send the following materials to the indicated address. Be sure to carefully read these instructions to ensure that your records are complete. Incomplete records are subject to delayed review until complete. If you would like your records to be returned, you must include a return envelope with postage within the submitted package.
If you have any questions, please call (833) USA-HIPS.
STEP ONE: Submit Materials
- A completed Intake Form download here
- A signed Consent for Review of Records & Imaging Studies Form download here
- A copy of your insurance card
- Diagnostic imaging and reports: X-rays, MRI/Arthrograms, and CT scans, along with the reports that correspond to the imaging. Images should be on a disc.
- Office notes from previous/current treating physicians
- Operative reports and images specific to the affected joint.
These materials should be sent as a single package to:
American Hip Institute
Attn: Clinical Review Team
999 E. Touhy Ave., Suite 450
Des Plaines, IL 60018
STEP TWO: Complete Registration
A Care Specialist will contact you via phone when we have received your records to confirm receipt, complete your registration, and route your materials to the clinical team for review. They will ask you for some additional information needed to enter you into our medical record system.
STEP THREE: Review Phone Call
A member of the American Hip Institute clinical team will review your records with our physicians and call you directly via phone to discuss whether an office appointment would be beneficial for you. Please note that there is no charge for medical record reviews outside of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. Carefully review the disclaimer below to clearly understand the scope of this review.
Your submission of imaging studies does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists or any American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists physician, and in no way is intended or implied to be a substitute or replacement for professional medical advice. The review of your film is not an offer by American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists to diagnose or treat your injury or condition and will not result in any American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists physician rendering a medical diagnosis or medical opinion. The review of your films by American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists is not intended to constitute the practice of medicine or provision of medical advice or services in any state. Any medical diagnosis and/or treatment will only be provided upon your visit to an American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists office or facility. In no way does American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists assume any responsibility for your care as a result of this service, which supports, but does not replace, any current relationship that exists between you and your physician.
The service is not targeted to users in any particular locality, nor is it intended to constitute the doing of or solicitation of business anywhere on behalf of American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists, nor to constitute any contacts with any jurisdiction outside of the States of Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.