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Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

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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Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD, is an expert in sports medicine, specializing in minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. He has served as faculty at numerous advanced arthroscopic shoulder and knee courses for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Ho currently serves on the academy's Board of Councilors and is an official spokesman for the academy.

He has authored numerous medical articles and reference publications. Dr. Ho has served as a co-chief editor of sports medicine for the online publication, Emedicine, and is chairman of the annual University of Chicago Primary Care Orthopedics Course.

He has also moderated industry conferences on a range of orthopaedic topics including knee and shoulder injuries, advances in arthroscopic surgery, swimmer's shoulder and primary orthopaedic care.

Dr. Ho’s research involves the use of gene therapy to treat cartilage injuries in the knees. He was recently elected to the prestigious Herodicus Society--an elite society of the world’s leading sports medicine physicians. Additionally, he has been recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Castle and Connolly, Men’s Health, and Chicago magazine.

Additionally, Dr. Ho serves as a team physician for all varsity sports at Concordia University in River Forest, Ill., a team physician for the U.S. and China's women's national volleyball teams and is part of the medical team for the WNBA Chicago Sky.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cartilage & Ligament Repair
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Injuries
  • Hip Problems
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy

Medical Education

  • John A. Burns School of Medicine at University of Hawaii

Internship

  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Residency

  • Hawaii State Hospital

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS 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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Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at West Suburban Medical Center - River Forest

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UChicago Medicine Orland Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1992

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English