January 17, 2017
Becker's ASC Review recently revealed its list of "106 Knee Surgeons to Know in 2017" which included a group of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush orthopedic surgeons:
• Bernard Bach, MD - Dr. Bach developed the sports medicine program at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in 1986. He served as the director of the sports medicine division for 30 years and the sports medicine fellowship director for 28 years at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
• Richard Berger, MD - Dr. Berger is a pioneer of minimally invasive hip and knee replacement. He has developed specialized instruments and techniques for surgery and hip and knee implants for Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet and Morrisville, Pa.-based Small Bone Innovations.
• Charles Bush-Joseph, MD - Dr. Bush-Joseph is an arthroscopic surgical specialist. He is the head team physician for the Chicago White Sox and serves on the MLB's medical advisory board. He is the President-elect of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
• Brian Cole, MD - Dr. Cole is the associate-chairman of the orthopedics department at Rush and head team physician for the Chicago Bulls. He is the surgery department chairman at Rush Oak Park (Ill.) Hospital and section head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush focused on treating arthritis in young active patients with regenerative medicine and biologic alternatives to surgery.
• Craig Della Valle, MD - Dr. Della Valle is the second vice president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is the chief of adult reconstructive surgery at Rush University Medical Center and has co-authored nearly 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 60 book chapters and has edited 12 text books.
• Joshua Jacobs, MD - Dr. Jacobs is the chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at Rush University Medical Center. He is a past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
• NIkhil Verma, MD - Dr. Verma is the director of clinical research in the sports medicine section and director of the sports medicine division and sports medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is a team physician for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls.