Practice contact
(312) 432-2387
1611 W. Harrison Street, Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60612
Nikhil Verma MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Sports Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Academic
Primary Hospital: RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Practice Contact

Office Address
1611 W. Harrison Street, Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60612
Phone
(312) 432-2387

Clinical Expertise

Rotator Cuff Repair Shoulder Replacement Knee Ligament Reconstruction Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Throwing Shoulder Injuries Distal Biceps Tendon Repair

Biography

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Verma completed his orthopaedic residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. While in New York, he served as an assistant team physician for the St. John’s University Athletic Department. He also received specialized training in treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders in the overhead throwing athlete. Currently, Dr. Verma maintains an active clinical practice performing over 600 procedures per year. In addition he serves as the head team physician for the Chicago White Sox and team physician for the Chicago Bulls and Nazareth Academy. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Verma is actively involved in orthopaedic research with interests in basic science, biomechanics and clinical outcomes, and has recently received funding for his work from Major League Baseball. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts in major orthopaedic and sports medicine journal, numerous book chapters, and routinely serves as teaching faculty for orthopedic courses on advanced surgical technique. He frequently serves as an invited speaker or guest surgeon for national and international orthopaedic sports medicine meetings. On the academic front, Dr. Verma serves as Associate Editor of the Arthroscopy journal, and on the editorial board of the Journal of Knee Surgery. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Shoulder and Elbow Society, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Major League Baseball Team Physician Association, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has been elected by his peers to “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2007. Dr. Verma has agreements regarding the development and licensing of certain sports medicine implants and instruments for which he receives payment from manufacturers. He also has consulting agreements with Smith and Nephew Endoscopy and Arthrosurface. In addition, he receives research support from multiple companies within the orthopaedic industry. Additional information regarding these relationships, manufacturers, devices and instruments will be provided upon request.
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Hospital Affiliations

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PRIMARY HOSPITAL
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
(312) 942-5000

Education & Training

FELLOWSHIP
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
RESIDENCY
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
MEDICAL / PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of P

Meeting Faculty