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Biography

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.

Curriculum Vitae

Practice Emphasis

Sports 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

Clinical Support Staff

Diane Brislan (AA)
Gretchen Daumen (ATC)

 

Education / Certifications

  • 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

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Physician Office Locations

Orthopedic Building at Rush University Medical Center

1611 West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Prairie Medical Center of Westchester

2450 S. Wolf Road
Westchester, IL 60154