Dr. Aravind Athiviraham, MD

Dr. Aravind Athiviraham, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Aravind Athiviraham, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from McGill University / Faculty of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.

5841 S Maryland Ave # Mc

Chicago, IL 60637

Contact Information

(773) 702-5978

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Athiviraham performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Athiviraham's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Athiviraham "Aravind Athiviraham, MD is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthritis and joint reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. He is a graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Queen's University Faculty of Medicine in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He subsequently completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH, and a fellowship in adult reconstruction at Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in New York, NY. Dr. Athiviraham's research interests include the biology and biomechanics of rotator cuff repair and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, to optimize patient recovery from surgery and early return to sports activity. During his professional training, Dr. Athiviraham helped provide medical coverage for professional teams including the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Cavaliers. In addition, Dr. Athiviraham is currently involved in providing medical coverage for the Basketball and Baseball teams for Bellaire High School, and has provided medical coverage for tournaments organized by the Houston Express Soccer Club."
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6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

72  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • McGill University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • McGill University / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Queens University / Faculty of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Cleveland Clin Fndn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Lenox Hill Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Athiviraham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Athiviraham's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Athiviraham to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Athiviraham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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