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Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

Roderick Birnie, MD
Roderick Birnie, MD, specializes in non-operative general orthopaedics. He sees patients with a variety of orthopaedic issues, including both upper and lower extremity conditions.

A respected educator, Dr. Birnie teaches medical students and residents in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Chicago. Dr. Birnie is also a faculty advisor to the University of Chicago Rugby Football Club.

Medical Education

  • University of Witwatersrand


  • Edendale Hospital


  • Tygerberg Hospital


  • Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Academic Orthopaedic Society
  • South African Society for Hand Surgery
  • South African Orthopaedic Association
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

UChicago Medicine South Loop

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine South Loop or call UCM Connect at 877-336-5667

UChicago Medicine Orland Park

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine Orland Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Practicing Since1986

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery (South Africa)

Languages Spoken

  • English