Dr. Nitin Goyal is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in care of the hand and upper extremity. Dr. Goyal believes in empowering patients through education to make thoughtful treatment decisions that will optimize return to daily activities, hobbies, and work. Treatment options typically include observation, occupational therapy, bracing, injections, or surgery, and Dr. Goyal’s goal is to work with patients to select the least invasive option that provides the most reliable outcomes.
Originally from Naperville, Dr. Goyal graduated with honors (Summa Cum Laude) in Economics from Northwestern University, where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society. He received his medical degree with honors (Cum Laude) from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Goyal completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Rush University Medical Center, where he received the Surgical Specialty Intern of the Year Award and was selected to attend the AOA Resident Leadership Forum. After that, Dr. Goyal completed his hand and upper extremity fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Goyal strongly believes in contributing to the field of orthopedics. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, presented his research at several national and international meetings, and was given the Chief Resident Award for the Best Research Presentation while in residency at Rush University.
Dr. Goyal feels humbled to serve the Chicagoland community that raised him and is committed to taking care of his patients with sincerity and integrity.
Hand, Wrist, and Elbow
- Fracture fixation and reconstruction of the hand, wrist, and elbow
- Nerve compression release, nerve repair and reconstruction
- Arthritis treatment and reconstruction of the hand, wrist, and elbow
- Tendon repair and reconstruction in the hand, wrist, and elbow
- Arthroscopic treatment of the wrist and elbow
- Distal biceps repair and reconstruction
- Return to activity following distal radius fracture fixation
- Wrist arthritis salvage procedures
- Elbow arthritis
Education / Certifications
Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL
Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL
Hand and Upper Extremity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
Dr. Nitin Goyal, M.D. joined Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush on July 25th, 2022. Patient satisfaction ratings will be published once there is sufficient data.