MUNSTER, Ind., Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The orthopedic specialists at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) will be expanding into Northwest Indiana beginning January 4, 2016. Known as the team doctors for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Fire Soccer Club, MOR physicians will see patients at 9200 Calumet Avenue in Munster.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, as No. 6 in the nation. The clinic will staff sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons with expertise in the following specialties: spine; foot and ankle; hand, wrist and elbow; shoulder; joint replacement; and spine tumors. In addition, patients will have access to MOR's well-respected physical and occupational therapists; a full range of diagnostic services, including CT scans and MRIs; and a center for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) where patients can purchase medical braces and other devices.
MOR physicians are researchers and professors at Rush University Medical Center and internationally renowned for new treatments and approaches to orthopedic medicine. Many speak at conferences worldwide, publish studies and are leaders in prestigious organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine.
Dennis Viellieu, MOR CEO, born and raised in Highland, IN, is excited to bring high-quality orthopedic care to the place he grew up.
"Many of our patients live in Northwest Indiana and we wanted to make it more convenient to access top-ranked orthopedic services close to home," Viellieu says. "Our clinic will offer superior care for patients with orthopedic conditions, ranging from the most basic to the most complex."
About Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) offers comprehensive, unparalleled, orthopedic services. MOR physicians are team physicians for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Fire Soccer club. The group's reputation as a leader in specialized orthopedic patient care, education and research has been recognized by many national publications. U.S. News & World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, as No. 6 in the nation and it is the highest ranked program in Illinois. MOR has offices at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago; Oak Park; Westchester; Winfield; and Munster, Indiana. For more information or to make an appointment, call 877.MD.BONES (877.632.6637) or visit www.rushortho.com.
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