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Prasad Gourineni, MD

Chris E. Chapman, DO

Linda Shanklin, Office Manager

Julie Shanklin, MA

Cynthia Valencia, MA




About Us

Dr. GourinrniPrasad Gourineni, MD

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, recertified in July 2010


Medical School

Andhra Medical College, India

Residency in Orthopaedic surgery

Mangalore University, India 1989.
Northwestern University, Chicago 1997.

Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics & Scoliosis

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas 1998

Hospital/academic affiliations

* Advocate Hope Children's Hospital | Oak Lawn
* Children's Memorial Medical Center | Chicago
* Good Samaritan Hospital | Downers Grove
* Hinsdale Hospital | Hinsdale
* Illinois Masonic Medical Center | Chicago
* University of Illinois | Chicago

Society memberships

* American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
* Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

* Orthopaedic Trauma Association

* Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of India
* Arthroscopy Association of North America

Teaching Experience

Faculty in the Department of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois.

Orthopaedic resident education at University of Illinois, Children's Memorial Hospital, Advocate Christ Hospital.

Orthopaedic Board Review - Osler Institute.

Scientific Activities

Founder, Hip Preservation Society. Hip Preservation information and research at www.hippreservation.com

Additional Information

For a list of journal articles, presentations and lectures by Dr. Prasad Gourineni please review his Curriculum Vitae.