CHICAGO, Dec. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush physicians were named among the Chicago area's "Top Doctors" in the January 2016 issue of Chicago Magazine. They include: Drs. Howard An, Steven Gitelis, Joshua Jacobs and Anthony Romeo (orthopedic surgery) and Dr. Mark Cohen for hand surgery. Compiled by Castle Connelly Medical, Ltd., the "Top Doctors" list includes Chicago area specialists and primary care physicians selected by their peers.
About the selected physicians
Dr. Howard An, a resident of Glenview, is a spine, back and neck surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. He is also the Morton International Endowed Chair Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Director, Division of Spine Surgery and Spine Fellowship Program, Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Mark Cohen, a resident of Glencoe, is the Co-Director of the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Hand, Wrist and Elbow Institute. He has won several research, teaching and achievement awards and is a member of 16 national and international medical societies and associations.
Dr. Steven Gitelis,a resident of Chicago, specializes in orthopedic oncology and joint reconstruction and replacement at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. A highly regarded expert in the area of orthopedic oncology and limb reconstruction, Dr. Gitelis currently serves as the Director of the Rush Center for Limb Preservation.
Dr. Joshua Jacobs, a resident of Wilmette, is a joint replacement orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. In 2013, he served as President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Dr. Anthony Romeo, a resident of Burr Ridge, is a distinguished orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience working in academic medicine. Dr Romeo has been selected to be President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons from 2017-2018. He also serves as co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.
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