Dr. Hythem Shadid

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About Dr. Hythem Shadid

Dr. Hythem Shadid

Orthopedic Surgeon

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.


B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1978

B.S., Liberal Arts-Engineering, Wheaton College (IL), 1979

Graduate Medical Education and Training

M.D., University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Champaign-Urbana, 1988

Team Physician (current & past)

U.S. Soccer National Teams
College of DuPage
Elgin Community College
Wheaton Warrenville South High School
Chicago Hope Academy
Oswego High School


Central DuPage Hospital – Winfield, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
1994 – Current

GlenOaks Hospital – Glendale Heights, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
1994 – Current

Delnor Community Hospital – Geneva, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
2006 – Current

Good Samaritan Hospital – Downers Grove, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
2016 – Current

Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center – St. Charles, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
1996 – Current

The Center for Surgery – Naperville, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
1996 – Current

The Loretto Hospital – Chicago, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
2019 – Current

Humboldt Park Health – Chicago, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
2020 – Current

West Suburban Medical Center – Oak Park, IL
Active Staff, Orthopaedic Surgery
2021 – Current

Clinical Interests

– Sports Medicine surgery
– Shoulder replacement surgery
– Cartilage restoration
– OrthoBiologic injections (Stem Cells, Platelet rich plasma, Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate)


Shoulder Arthroscopy
– Rotator cuff repair
– AC joint reconstruction
– Shoulder stabilization
– Labral repair
– Biceps tenodesis
-Frozen Shoulder
– Shoulder impingement
Anatomic total shoulder replacement
Reverse total shoulder replacement
Pectoralis major tendon repair

Distal biceps repair
Ulnar nerve decompression
UCL reconstruction
Lateral epicondylitis release/debridement
Medial epicondylitis release/debridement

Hip arthroscopy
– Labral repair
– Femoral acetabular impingement (FAI) management
– Greater trochanteric bursectomy
Proximal hamstring repair
Gluteus medius/minimus tendon repair

Knee Arthroscopy
– Meniscus surgery
– ACL reconstruction
– PCL/LCL/MCL reconstruction
– Cartilage restoration (MACI/OATS/Osteochondral allograft/Microfracture)
MPFL reconstruction (Patellar stabilization surgery)
Patellar tendon repair
Quadriceps tendon repair
Osteochondritis dissecans fixation

General Orthopedics Trauma