Dr. Hythem Shadid

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ACL Injuries
Reconstruction of ACL tears results in improved function, stability and pain in the knee. Athletes are able to fully return to sport as soon as 6-9 months after surgery
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Rotator Cuff Tears
Dr. Shadid uses minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques to repair rotator cuff tears of the shoulder, which results in reduced post-operative pain and only very small skin incisions
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Meniscal Tears
Meniscal tears in the knee can cause pain or mechanical symptoms such as clicking, popping, catching or snapping. Minimally invasive techniques can be used to repair or remove tears allowing for a quick recovery
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Dr. Shadid is a consistent researcher advancing the frontiers of medical and orthopedic knowledge
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Chicago-Based Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Hythem Shadid

Dr. Hythem Shadid is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and is President of Genesis Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He has been in practice since 1994 and specializes in advanced knee, hip, and shoulder conditions. He is a distinguished researcher, participating in consistent clinical studies on knee, shoulder, and hip conditions, specifically as it relates to innovative orthopedic treatments. He was also a pioneer in performing innovative orthopedic techniques that are developed specifically to individual anatomy. He serves and has served as team physician for professional, collegiate, and local sports teams, most notably US Soccer.

He is a frequent lecturer at national and international medical events, has been a consistent guest with TUDN Radio Chicago & Univision with Hector Lozano (discussing current sports injuries), and is the past president of the DuPage County Medical Society. With Genesis Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Dr. Shadid performs patient care across all Chicagoland. He is frequently consulted by patients and organizations throughout the United States and the world. His goal in healthcare is simple: free patients to move freely, without pain – available to all, regardless of one’s particular insurance plan.