2018 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 Professorof Orthopaedics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Director of Hand Surgery
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois
 

Ross Bernstein
Inspirational Business Speaker
Best Selling Sports Author
Apple Valley, Minnesota
 

Andre Blom
COO
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois
 

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

Brian Clay, MD
Physiatrist/Pain Medicine
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois
 

Benjamin Domb, MD
Hinsdale Orthopaedics
Hinsdale, Illinois
 

Jeffrey Earhart, MD
OrthoIllinois
Rockford, Illinois

 

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 and Ankle Orthopaedics
Department of Orthopaedics
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois
 

Michael Greiwe, MD
Director of Orthopaedic Research
OrthoCincy
Cincinnati, Ohio
 

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
 

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
 

Justin LaReau, MD
Hinsdale Orthopaedics
Hinsdale, Illinois
 

Brian Law, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot and Ankle Fellowship Director
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
 

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

 

 

 

 

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
 

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

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

Jorge Orbay, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University
Miami Hand & Upper Extremity Institute
MIami, Florida 

 

Jeffry 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
 

Lalit Puri, MD
NorthShore Medical Group
Chicago, Illinois
Miguel Ramirez, MD
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Peoria, Illinois
 

William J. Robb, MD
Orthopaedic Director, Chief Medical Officer
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois
 

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

 

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

 

David Stephen, MD
Associate Professor
Sunnybrook Health Sciences 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
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Chicago Orthopaedic Trauma
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois
 

Pamela Wilbe, MD
Family Physician
Author
Eugene, Oregon
 

Craig Williams, MD
Clinical Instuctor
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Hand & Elbow Surgery
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Chicago, Illinois
 

Adam Yanke, MD
RUSH University Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine Division
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Assistant Director Cartilage Restoration Center
Chicago, Illinois
 

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

Maureen Zizzo
Administrator
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Morton Grove, Illinois