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Jeremy Alland
Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Nicole Boniquit
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
Gregory Lopez
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Denis Nam
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Joshua Blomgren, D.O.
Sports Medicine Orthopedic Physician
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopedics, Rush University Medical Center

A graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, Dr. Blomgren completed a Family Practice Residency at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center where he worked alongside many of the physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. During his fellowship, Dr. Blomgren served as one of the team physicians for DePaul University and Trinity International University, providing injury evaluations in the training room and providing sideline coverage for home football, basketball and soccer games.

Dr. Blomgren is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and board certified in Sports Medicine. He is currently one of the co-team physicians for the Chicago White Sox and Associate Medical Officer for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club. Dr. Blomgren serves as an aid station medical captain for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and as medical director for the Chicago Athlete Magazine 20-Miler. He's also the head team physician for Willowbrook High School athletics, providing weekly training room visits as well as sideline coverage during the football season.

His practice provides osteopathic manipulation, joint and musculoskeletal injections, fracture care, concussion management, compartment pressure testing, sports dermatology and sports physicals. Dr. Blomgren is enthusiastic about treating athletes of all age - recreational and elite, community and club programs, high-level college and professional athletes. As a member of the Chicago Sports Concussion Clinic at Rush, Dr. Blomgren is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for athletes with sports-related concussions. He has provided numerous talks to parents, student athletes and coaches on a variety of current sports issues and injury prevention. Having been a multi-sport athlete in high school and a collegiate soccer player (Benedictine University in Lisle, IL), Dr. Blomgren understands the needs and challenges the injured athlete faces.

Practice Emphasis:Sports Medicine
Medical School:Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
Residency:Family Practice Residency, Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Fellowship:Primary Care Sports Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Board Certification:Sports Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine
Special Procedures:Osteopathic Manipulation
Joint and Musculoskeletal Injections
Concussion Management
Fracture Care
Compartment Pressure Testing
Sports Dermatology
Sports Physicals (elementary, high school, college, club sports)
Primary care sports medicine for pediatric athletes, including those with special needs
Primary care and exercise prescriptions for adult athletes, including recreational athletes, marathoners and triathletes, cyclists, etc.
Research Interests:Concussion Management
Shoulder Injuries in Softball Pitchers
Injuries in Endurance Athletes
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Gretchen Daumen, MS, ATC, NASM-PES

Dr. Blomgren has office hours at the following locations:

Rush University Medical Center
Prairie Medical Center of Westchester

* Dr. Blomgren is now seeing patients until 6:30 p.m. on Mondays.

In the News

Science of Pitching: Dr. Joshua Blomgren on FOX TV
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Named Team Doctors for the Chicago Fire
Keeping the Runner Healthy
Dr. Blomgren's Tips for Bank of America Chicago Marathon Runners to Beat the Heat
A Passion for Soccer and Sports Medicine Leads to Role with Professional Athletes
What Runners Can Do To Avoid Common Injuries
Dr. Blomgren and Dr. Bruene Share Insight about Meniscal Tears and FIFA 11+ Program
MOR Physicians Serve as Venue Medical Directors at CONCACAF Gold Cup Games
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Named Team Doctors for the Chicago Fire
Dr. Joshua Blomgren Awarded Rising Star Honor by Alma Mater Benedictine University
Dr. Blomgren Weighs In On Mumps Outbreak in NHL
Dr. Joshua Blomgren Volunteers at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon
MOR's Dr. Joshua Blomgren Oversees Medical Treatment at World's Largest Gymnastics Meet
MOR Physicians Care for Skaters at the Midwest & Pacific Coast Skating Championships
Snow Removal Injury Prevention: Tips for Staying Safe this Winter
Cold Weather Advice for Chicagoans to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia
Bank of America Chicago Marathon: A 26.2 Mile Race through the Streets of Chicago
Dr. Blomgren's Recommendations for Heavy Backpacks and Back Pain
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush 1st Annual Sports Medicine Summit a Big Success
Dr. Blomgren Discusses How to Stay Injury-Free When Running
Dr. Blomgren Talks about New Football Rules Regarding Helmets
MOR's Tammy Sciortino and Dr. Blomgren Volunteer at Largest Gymnastics Meet in the World
Dr. Blomgren & Fellow Ryan Cole Save Runner's Life at Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Former Chicago Bear Hunter Hillenmeyer Offers Advice on Concussion Awareness
Hunter Hillenmeyer and MOR Physicians Speak to Parents about Youth Sports Injuries
Former Chicago Bear, Hillenmeyer and Dr. Blomgren on Concussion Injuries
Increased Incidence of Sports Injuries among Youth Athletes
Chicago Red Stars Announce: Dr. Blomgren Team Physician
Dr. Blomgren Medical Director for Chicago United Hoops Classic
MOR Provides Medical Coverage for Largest Gymnastics Meet in the World
Dr. Blomgren Explains How Athletes can Keep Running in the Winter Cold
Dr. Josh Blomgren Serves as Medical Director of the Chicago 20-Miler Run
Overtraining in High School Athletes
MOR Partners with Snoop Youth Football League Chicago
Dr. Blomgren Blogs from Chicago United Hoops Classic
Dr. Blomgren Blogs from White Sox Spring Training
Dr. Blomgren Discusses the Use of Power Wristbands
Monday Night Sports Injury Clinic is Now Open!

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