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Clinical Associate of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

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Kenneth Chakour, MD, is a talented orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in comprehensive joint care. Dr. Chakour is an expert in diagnosing and treating hip and knee injuries, such as osteoarthritis, post traumatic arthritis and hip dysplasia, and performs anterior total hip replacements, robotic assisted total knee arthroplasty, total knee replacements and revision total joint replacements. He has experience in minimally invasive procedures using robotic techniques, enabling his patients to increase mobility and return to daily activities faster.

Dr. Chakour is dedicated to providing individualized care for each of his patients with a focus on exhausting non-operative treatments before proceeding to surgical intervention.

Along with his clinical work, Dr. Chakour is committed to improving care for orthopaedic patients through research. During his previous research, he focused on evaluating methods to effectively treat and enhance outcomes for orthopaedic surgery patients.

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


Areas of Expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • Robotic Assisted Surgery

Medical Education

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Louisville Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • 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
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2019

Languages Spoken

  • English