Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Rush University offers hands-on medical training under the guidance of acclaimed clinician educators.


Discover orthopedic surgery training options for the next step in your medical career.

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Learn more about the Department of Orthopedic Surgery’s research.


Find out what orthopedic clinical services our department provides at Rush University Medical Center.

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Keep up with recent accomplishments and leading-edge research by the Department of Orthopedic Surgery faculty.


Home to some of America’s best orthopedic surgeons, as ranked by Castle Connolly Ltd., the Department of Orthopedics provides an optimal training environment for students, residents and fellows.

Orthopedic Surgery Program Highlights

  • #5 ranked orthopedic program nationally (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Best orthopedic program in Illinois (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Team physicians for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, DePaul University Athletics
  • Numerous specialty society leadership roles
  • Countless textbook and journal editorial roles
  • Numerous publications in a variety of subspecialties
  • National leader in private and National Institutes of Health research funding

Our faculty conduct world-class research in the pathogenesis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. Rush orthopedic surgeons have been instrumental in the development of minimally invasive hip and knee arthroplasty, treatment of cartilage defects in young patients, prosthetic management of childhood cancers, minimally invasive spine surgery, as well as many more significant advances in orthopedic medicine.

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