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Clinical Associate of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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Christopher Hicks, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedist who specializes in non-operative sports medicine and provides comprehensive medical care for athletes and active patients alike. Dr. Hicks diagnoses and treats a wide range of sports related injuries, including concussions, tendonitis and more, and offers his patients conventional and non-conventional treatments designed to reduce or eliminate pain and restore mobility. Additionally, Dr. Hicks is a part of the medical team for the WNBA Chicago Sky.

Before beginning a successful orthopaedic career, Dr. Hicks, a Chicago native, was an athlete in both high school and college, excelling at basketball and track and field. His athletic background gives Dr. Hicks a unique understanding of the challenges an athlete faces when injured, and he is determined to help his patients return to sports at their peak performance.

Dr. Hicks sees patients at our Orland Park and South Loop locations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Concussions
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Ultrasound Injections
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Tendonitis
  • Regenerative Therapies
  • Running Medicine

Medical Education

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine


  • Rush University Medical Center


  • Rush University Medical Center


  • University of Virginia Health

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2019

Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages Spoken

  • English