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Jeremy Alland
Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Julia Bruene
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
Tad Gerlinger
Leda Ghannad
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
Kamran Hamid
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Maria Vlahos
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Physicians
Kathleen Weber, M.D., M.S.
Sports Medicine, Women's Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Physician
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Assistant Professor, Director, Section of Primary Care Sports Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Weber, the Director of Primary Care/Sports Medicine and Women's Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, possesses a unique expertise with the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal issues. In addition, she is the Founder and the Director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center. She has taught numerous medical students, residents, and fellows and is the recipient of numerous awards for excellence in patient care and teaching. Dr. Weber serves on the board of Girls in the Game and was honored in 2006 as their Health Champion. Dr. Weber has published many articles, book chapters and is an active researcher. A former college athlete, she has been involved in athletics as a team physician, an exercise physiologist, and as an avid athlete.

Dr. Weber's reputation as a leading sports medicine physician is enhanced by her remarkable activity in the treatment of high-level professional athletes. She serves as the head primary care sports medicine team physician for the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago White Sox and the head team physician for the Chicago Force Women's Football. She also serves as co-head team physician for the DePaul Blue Demons and the physician for the Hubbard Street Dance and the River North Dance Companies. In addition, she is a member of the LPGA Medical Advisory Board. She is on numerous committees including the NBA Team Physicians Executive Committee, NBA Research Committee, MLB Concussion Committee, and MLB Research Committee. Dr. Weber has been involved with the MLB Medical Advisory Board for multiple years and is the first women elected President of the MLB Team Physicians Association.

She and her family live in Chicago.

View Dr. Weber's video series of rehabilitation (physical therapy) exercises.


Practice Emphasis:Nonoperative Orthopedics
Sports Medicine
Concussion Management
Women's Sports Medicine
Medical School:Rush Medical College
Residency:Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Internal Medicine
Fellowship:University of California at San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA - Sports Medicine
Board Certification:Sports Medicine
Internal Medicine
Special Procedures:Joint and musculoskeletal injections:   PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injections,   Ultrasound guided injections,   Fluoroscopic guided injections,   Sacroiliac joint injections,   Trigger point injections.
Compartment testing
Stress fracture and fracture care
Concussion management
Research Interests:Women's sports medicine
Concussions
Musculoskeletal injury prevention and management
PRP treatment in a variety of clinical settings
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
 
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Russ Lyons, ATC
Latoya Miller, PA

Dr. Weber has office hours at the following locations:

Rush Oak Park Hospital - Medical Office Building
Rush University Medical Center

In the News

Dr. Kathleen Weber President of the MLB Team Physicians Association
MOR Physicians and Chicago White Sox at Spring Training
Dr. Kathleen Weber Talks with BullsTV Host Steve Kashul
Cross-Training for Dance-Related Injury Prevention
MOR Physicians Keeping the Chicago White Sox Healthy During Spring Training
Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association Selects Dr. Weber as President
Dr. Kathleen Weber Elected First Female Physician to Lead MLB Team Physicians
Dr. Kathleen Weber Discuses Being a Female NBA Physician
Young Athletes Need an Offseason to Avoid Overuse Injuries and Burnout
Chicago Bulls TV and Radio Network Pregame Live Report with Dr. Weber
Dr. Weber Helps Raise Awareness for Girls in the Game at the 19th Annual Field of Dreams Gala
How to Protect Against MRSA a Silent Threat to Athletes
Dr. Weber, Team Physician for the Chicago Force - 2013 WFA National Champions!
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush 1st Annual Sports Medicine Summit a Big Success
Dr. Cole and Dr. Weber Point to Bulls' Courage and Tenacity in Big Game 7 Win
Dr. Weber Participates in the Girls in the Game 'Field of Dreams' Gala
Dr. Weber the Only Female Physician for MLB and One of Two for the NBA
Dr. Weber on the Dangers of Undiagnosed Concussions
Dr. Weber on Track Source Radio: NASCAR Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Concussion Symptoms
Dr. Kathleen Weber Comments on Robert Griffin's Concussion
The Importance of Concussion Management and Education
Benny the Bull Cleared by Bulls' Team Physicians for Off-season Training
Dr. Weber Girls in the Game Board Member Hits a Home Run for Charity
Coaches Take Precautions with Athletes in Hot Weather
Avoiding the Dangers of Exercising in Extreme Heat
Dr. Weber Discusses her Role as Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls
Dr. Weber Discusses Trend of Increased Bone Loss in Young Women Athletes
Dr. Weber, Team Physician for the Chicago Force
WTTW Chicago Tonight: Dr. Weber Discusses Exercise Study
Dr. Kathy Weber Shows Support for Girls in the Game
Oprah.com: Reduce Your Risk of Running Injuries
EmpowHer Video: Osteopenia in Female Athletes
Dr. Weber Interviewed on Bulls Radio
Dr. Weber Receives Health Champion Award
Bulls' Team Physicians Address Player Rest and Recovery in Shorter Season
MOR Sports Medicine Physicians Head to Sox Spring Training Camp
MOR Physicians Discuss Concussions on Comcast SportsNet
DePaul Selects MOR as Team Physicians
Team Physicians for the Chicago White Sox

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