Reconstructive  Surgery & Joint Replacement

The section of joint replacement and reconstructive surgery, is considered a regional leader with experts in total joint reconstruction including including hip, knee and joints of the upper extremities.

 

 

 

Faculty 

William Hopkinson, MD

Professor and Vice Chairman
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Artificial Hips, Artificial Knees, Hip Problems, Joint Arthritis of the Hip and Knee, Joint Arthritis of the Hip and Knee, and Sports Medicine

Practice Locations:

  • Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge

Nicholas Brown, MD

Assistant Professor

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Anterior Approach for Total Hip Replacement, Artificial Hips, Avascular Necrosis, Direct Anterior Hip Replacement, Infected Hip and Knee Replacements, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Joint Replacement, Anterior Hip Replacement, Hip Replacement, Joint Arthritis of the Hip and Knee, Partial Knee Replacement

Practice Locations:

  • Loyola Outpatient Center

Harold Rees, MD

Assistant Professor

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Anterior Approach for Total Hip Replacement, Anterior Hip Replacement, Artificial Hips, Artificial Knees, Avascular Necrosis, Congenital Dysplasia of the Hip (CDH), Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH), Direct Anterior Hip Replacement, Hip Dysplasia, Hip Problems, Hip Replacement, Infected Hip and Knee Replacements, Joint Arthritis of the Hip and Knee, Joint Arthritis of the Hip and Knee, Joint Injections, Knees, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Joint Replacement, and Total Joint Replacement

Practice Locations:

  • Loyola Outpatient Center
  • Loyola Center for Health at River Forest

Karen Wu, MD

Assistant Professor

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Unicompartmental knee replacement
Complex joint replacements
Total hip and knee replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Revision hip and knee replacement

Practice Locations:

  • Loyola Outpatient Center
  • Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace
  • Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge

Additional Team Members

Robert Mitchell, NP

Robert Mitchell, NP

Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner

Practice Locations:

  • Loyola Hospital Inpatient