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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
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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."
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."
Orthopedic Knee Surgery
Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
Achilles Tendon Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear