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Dr. Omar Behery is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement as well as complex and revision hip and knee reconstruction. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the best available options to help them achieve their goals of pain relief and return to function.

A medical graduate of Rush Medical College, Dr. Behery went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency training at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (Hospital for Joint Diseases) in New York. He then further specialized in adult hip and knee joint reconstruction, by completing his fellowship training at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center, in Charlotte.

Through his affiliation with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Dr. Behery is honored to serve all patients, as well as continue to expand his academic research in patient outcomes following primary and revision hip and knee replacement. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications, and podium presentations and is an active member of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

Dr. Behery highly values spending time with his patients. He is dedicated to being readily available to address their concerns and guide them to the best possible treatment option including physical therapy, joint injections, or surgery, to overcome their pain and loss of function. Given his extensive background of training, he is highly skilled in managing a complete range of hip and knee problems, regardless of complexity.

Practice Emphasis

Dr. Behery specializes in minimally invasive techniques of joint replacement as well as complex and revision hip and knee reconstruction. He is committed to offering patients the best available options to achieve their goals of improvement in function and quality of life.

Special Procedures

  • Minimally invasive hip and knee surgery
  • Direct anterior hip replacement
  • Complex hip and knee joint reconstruction, revision joint replacement, infection surgery
  • Repair and reconstruction of periprosthetic hip and knee fractures
  • Robotic and computer navigation-assisted hip and knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement

Research Interests

  • Clinical Outcomes of Complex and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Gait Biomechanics Following Joint Replacement
  • Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty

Second Language

Arabic (Fluent)



Education / Certifications

  • Undergraduate Degree
    Bachelors of Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Graduate Degree
    Masters of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Medical School
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Residency
    Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital / Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
  • Fellowship
    Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center, Charlotte, NC

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Physician Office Locations


963 129th Infantry Drive, 

Joliet, Illinois 60435


55 Shuman Blvd, Suite 700

Naperville, Illinois 60563