2017 Faculty

COURSE CHAIRMAN

Matthew Jimenez, MD
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Residency Program Director
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Clinical Professor Orthopaedics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois

 

INVITED FACULTY

Arif Ali, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics
University of Illinois Chicago
Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists, Ltd
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Park Ridge, Illinois

 

Taizoon Baxamusa, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Director, Hand Surgery Section, Orthopaedic Surgery
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Hand & Upper Extremity, Microvascular Surgery
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois 

 

Denis Calthorpe, FRCSI
Consultant in Trauma
Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby, United Kingdom 

 

Richard Conn, MD
Medical Director
Performance Solutions
Hattiesburg, Missippi 

 

Benjamin Domb, MD
Medical Director, American Hip Institute
Director of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
Hinsdale Orthopaedics
Hinsdale, Illinois 

 

Brody Flanagin, MD
Orthopaedic Associates of Dallas
Dallas, Texas

 

Brian Forsythe, MD
Assistant Professor
Rush University Medical Center
Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH
Chicago, Illinois

 

Rajeev Garapati, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Director Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois

 

John T. Gorczyca, MD
C. McCollister Evarts Professor
Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York

 

Sean Gambert, DPM, FACFAS
Podiatric Medicine
Carle Clinic
Champaign, Illinois

 

Thomas Higgins, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Rajeev Jain, MD, FAAOS
Adult Reconstruction
Midwest Orthopaedic Institute
Sycamore, Illinois

 

Eric Johnson, MD
Mullikin Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma
Chief Orthopaedic Trauma Service
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

 

Clifford Jones, MD
National Chief of Orthopaedic Traumatology and Bone Health
The CORE Institute
Center for Orthopaedic Research & Education
Banner Musculoskeletal Institute Center
Phoenix, Arizona

 

Armen Kelikian, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Northwestern University Medical Center
Attending Physician
North Shore University Health Care
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute
Chicago, Illinois

 

Steven Kodros, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Attending Physician
North Shore University Health Care
Chicago, Illinois

 

Justin LaReau, MD
Partner, Adult Reconstruction and Hip Preservation
Hinsdale Orthopaedics
Hinsdale, Illinois

 

Hue Luu, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Director, Molecular Oncology Lab
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
 

Steven Mardjetko, MD
Assistant Professor
Rush University
Chief Spine Service
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Pediatric Spine Service
Advocate Children’s Hospital
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois

 

Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma and Research
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma
Fellowship
Denver Health Medical Center
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, Colorado

 

Keith Mayo, MD
Director
Wyss Hip and Pelvis Center
Swedish Hospital
Seattle, Washington

 

Alfonso Mejia, MD-MPH
Program Director
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Vice Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

 

Brad Merk, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

 

George Ochenjele, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Jeff Peters, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Surgical Directions
Chicago, Illinois

 

Craig Phillips, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine
Fellowship Director
NorthShore University Medical Center
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois

 

Jason Sansone, MD
Chairman
Department of Orthpaedics
SSM Health/Dean Medical Group
Madison, Wisconsin

 

Loren Schechter, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin
University of Medicine and Science
Chicago, Illinois

 

Adam Schiff, MD
Assistant Professor
Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, Illinois

 

Ritesh Shah, MD
Medical Director of Research
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois 

 

David Stephen, MD
Associate Professor
Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

 

David Templeman, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Brian Weatherford, MD
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois

 

Joshua Woody, MD
Methodist Hospital Orthopedic Group
Houston, Texas 

 

Bruce H. Ziran MD, FACS
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
The Hughston Clinic at Gwinnett Medical Center
Atlanta, Georgia