Dr. Nikhil Verma an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has been named head team physician for the Chicago White Sox. Dr. Verma will take over from Charles Bush-Joseph, MD who has been head team physician since 2003.
Dr. Verma is Director, Division of Sports Medicine for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. He is also Fellowship Director for Sports Medicine, overseeing the training of five Rush sports medicine fellows, and Professor and Director of Clinical Research, Sports Medicine Section, Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Verma has received national recognition for his treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee conditions using advanced and innovative surgical techniques. He performs more than 600 surgical procedures annually, in addition to serving as a team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls and Nazareth Academy, LaGrange Park.
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