Dr. Steven Chudik, MD

Dr. Steven Chudik, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Steven Chudik, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Western Springs, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

4700 Gilbert Ave Ste 51

Western Springs, IL 60558

Contact Information

(708) 387-1737

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Disorders
more than 82% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
more than 81% of peers
Rotator Cuff Tear
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Chudik's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chudik "Board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, Dr. Chudik is a pioneer in arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery for "athletes" of all abilities - from budding athlete and professional to weekend warrior and weekday worker. Dr. Chudik prides himself on providing individualized care and developing a treatment plan that is right for each patient's lifestyle and functional goals. Practicing at Hinsdale Orthopaedics since 2002, Dr. Chudik specializes in arthroscopic repair and revisions for shoulder rotator cuff, labral and cartilage tears and knee ACL, ligament, meniscus, and cartilage injuries. Dr. Chudik holds multiple patents and has developed several advanced arthroscopic techniques, instruments, and implants to improve patient outcomes, including rebuilding a broken glenoid (shoulder socket), resurfacing (replacing) a shoulder joint, revising previously failed ACL surgeries, and reconstructing ACL tears without injuring the growth plate. A graduate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Chudik continues his academic pursuits as a clinical assistant professor for Loyola University of Chicago where he collaborates with other faculty and teaches orthopaedic residents and medical students. Dr. Chudik has established an orthopaedic research and education foundation that funds research, conferences, and seminars for other healthcare professionals and community members, a newsletter, and an athletic training residency program, all to promote safe, active, and healthy lifestyles for people in his community. Dr. Chudik is an active researcher, collaborating with scientists at Argonne National Laboratory and Hines VA Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory to help develop new and improved orthopaedic treatments for his patients. He is an author of numerous papers and patents and continues to strive to develop new, innovative, and minimally invasive shoulder and knee surgical procedures. He is a reviewer for prestigious orthopaedic journals including The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery. Dr. Chudik is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, American Shoulder and Elbow Society, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He serves as a faculty instructor for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Shoulder and Elbow Society, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America, where he lectures and demonstrates new and advanced surgical techniques to other orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. He also serves as team physician for the USA Swimming Sports Medicine and Science Network High Performance Team."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chudik "I create a partnership with patients that emphasizes open communication and education to achieve the best results for each individual's health and functional goals. Through my research, I continue to explore and develop minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques, instruments and implants to provide my patients better surgical alternatives and outcomes."

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

26  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee

58  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Labrum Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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.


  • University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of North Carolina Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of North Carolina Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chudik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chudik's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chudik to family and friends
57 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

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Dr. Chudik's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Chudik listened carefully and was very sensitive to my pain and wishes. He answered all my questions and explained things well. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Chudik was very honest in talking about treatment of my shoulder. He considered my age and the condition of my shoulder and did not recommend surgery. I so totally agree even though I do have pain (cortisone did relieve it). I have already had 4 very major surgeries in my life (which were...more
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Excellent patient care in listening and explaining. All questions answered and recovery was just as he suggested. Feeling so much better. So glad I had the surgery done.
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Dr. Chudik is a great doctor. I drive over an hour to see him. He takes the time to explain everything, answer questions and I do not feel rushed. I recommended him to a friend who was told he needed extensive surgery. Dr. Chudik told him it was absolutely unnecessary and PT should help. Recommend...more
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After a year past my surgery, my shoulder is better than it has been in years and years. Dr. Chudik did an excellent job on the surgery and his staff was friendly and very supportive during my rehab. Anyone who is in need of rotator cuff surgery would be advised that Dr. Chudik is exceptionally...more
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