Dr. Ellis K. Nam, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Nam's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Care Philosophy

Dr. Ellis Nam was born and raised in Chicago, Il. After graduating at Northwestern University with an Undergraduate Degree in Economics and Pre Medicine, B.A., he earned his Degree in Medicine, M.D., at Northwestern Medical School. He continued his training at Northwestern Medical School, completing his General Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency. Dr. Nam completed his fellowship training at Southern California Orthopaedic Institute in Los Angeles, with a subspecialty in minimally invasive arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and ankle. Dr. Nam has extensive experience in Sports Related Injuries, having served as a Team Physician for the Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Wolves Ice Hockey Teams. His research includes an extensive list of publications in the field of Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Musculoskeletal Disorders. He has given numerous presentations at National and International Orthopaedic Society meetings, and serves as an Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery for both the University of Illinois Orthopaedic Surgery Residency and Sports Fellowship Programs. His treatment philosophy is based on educating the patient on diagnosis and treatment options, as well as gaining a full understanding of all patient concerns. This allows both the patient and Dr. Nam to select an optimal treatment plan tailored for each individual, resulting in the most effective and rapid resolution to the problem at hand.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2012
  • Orthopedic Surgery, 2006
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  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injections
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
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  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check for Dr. Nam

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Awards & Recognitions

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Education & Training

Medical School

Northwestern Medical School
Graduated in 1997

Internship Hospital

Northwestern Medical School
Complete in 1998

Residency Hospital

Northwestern Medical School
Complete in 2002

Fellowship Hospital

Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Complete in 2003

Undergraduate Schools

Northwestern University
Graduated in 1993
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Nam & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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