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Dr. Aravind Athiviraham, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist

Professional statement

*** This clinic does not accept self-pay patients. *** A specialist in orthopaedic sports medicine, Aravind Athiviraham, MD, cares for patients with athletic and overuse injuries, including anterior or posterior cruciate ligament tears, meniscus or cartilage injury, patellar or shoulder instability, and elbow ulnar collateral ligament tears. He is skilled in minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. In addition, he has received advanced training in complex procedures of the knee and shoulder, including revision knee ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration, meniscal transplantation, open treatment for recurrent shoulder instability, and robotic-assisted knee reconstructive surgery. Dr. Athiviraham is dedicated to the care of his patients and stays up-to-date on the latest techniques in sports medicine. He enjoys getting to know his patients and working with them to choose the best treatment option, by fostering a combined patient-physician decision making approach. Dr. Athiviraham's current research interests include establishing a cadaveric biomechanical study for superior capsular reconstruction using human dermal allograft to optimize patient recovery from surgery and allow early return to sports activity. In order to best serve you, please remember to provide your unique member ID number on your insurance card for your appointment. If this is not provided, you may expect a call from our office to get that information prior to your appointment so we can verify your benefits. We look forward to seeing you.

In-network insurances

  • APWU
  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Education and training

  • Medical School - McGill University Faculty of Medicine
  • Queen's University (Internship)
  • Queen's University (Residency)
  • Cleveland Clinic, Fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Insall Scott Kelly Institute, Fellowship in Knee Reconstruction and Sports Medicine

Professional memberships

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Awards and publications

  • American Journal of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1801101209

Office locations

University of Chicago Medicine Orland Park

UChicago Medicine Orland Park

14290 South La Grange Road

Orland Park, IL 60462

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Very professional and explained thing to me so I could understand.
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The doctor and his team were efficient, personable and professional. They answered all my questions and then some, taking the time to make sure I was comfortable in the treatment they were proposing. Great doc, great team, highly recommended!
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Was satisfied with questions being answered.
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My visit was excellent. Everyone from front desk check-in, X-ray, resident to physician were all wonderful, welcoming and friendly. :-)
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Great. Fast.
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It was great.
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Wonderful. The doctors were very friendly & explained in terms I understood.
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