Wayne G. Paprosky, M.D.
Hip & Knee Reconstruction and Replacement
Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Wayne G. Paprosky, M.D.

Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Paprosky was one of the first surgeons to perform total hip surgery with cementless implants, which is today's standard. He developed the Paprosky Classification used worldwide for performing Revision surgery. Dr. Paprosky and his colleague Dr. Charles Engh developed and implanted the first gender specific hip for women 15 years ago. These concepts have lead to the development of today's gender specific implants for active females. In addition, Dr. Paprosky performs minimally invasive total hip and knee surgery enabling patients to go home within 24 hours.

Dr. Paprosky has agreements regarding the development and licensing of certain knee and hip implant devices and medical instruments for which he receives payments from manufacturers. Additional information regarding these manufacturers, devices and instruments will be provided upon request.



Practice Emphasis:
Hip, Joint Reconstruct/Replacement
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Medical School:
McMaster University School of Medicine
Residency:
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Fellowship:
New England Baptist Hospital, Tuft University, Boston, MA - Adult Joint Reconstruction
Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)
Special Procedures:
Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement
Research Interests:
Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Reconstruction
Reconstruction following major bone loss in Revision Hip and Knee Replacement
Second Language:
French
Russian

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Paprosky has office hours at the following locations:
Central DuPage Hospital - Outpatient Services
Rush University Medical Center


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