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Socrates A. Brito, MDSocrates A. Brito, MD

Dr. Socrates A. Brito attentively listens to his patients. He thrives in helping patients understand their conditions and answering their questions. He works closely with his patients in developing a treatment plan to help them return to pre-injury form, relief pain, and improve function.

Dr. Brito treats all conditions of the hand, elbow, and shoulder. He specializes in carpal tunnel, trigger finger, complex trauma, fracture care, osteoarthritis and tendonitis. He also treats work related injuries and sports injuries. Dr. Brito performs shoulder, elbow, wrist, and knee arthroscopy. Outside the office, Dr. Brito enjoys mentoring medical students and residents. Dr. Brito is fluent in Spanish.

Practice Emphasis

  • Trauma and Fracture care
    • Shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand
  • Hand and Upper extremity care

Special Interests

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Fingers
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Shoulder arthroplasty
  • Fracture care –shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand
  • Arthroscopy - shoulder, elbow, wrist and knee

Education and Training

  • Fellowship
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship
    Newark, NJ
  • Residency
    Howard University Hospital
    Orthopedic Surgery, Washington, DC
  • Medical School
    Morehouse School of Medicine
    Doctor of Medicine, Newark, NJ
  • Bachelors Degree
    Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Degree
    B.A., Political Science

Professional Affiliations

  • J. Robert Gladden Orthopedic Society
  • Nth Dimensions Scholars
  • National Medical Association
  • Brown University Latino Alumni Council (BULAC)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center - Libertyville
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital - Downers Grove
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital - Park Ridge
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center - Elk Grove Village
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital - Elmhurst
  • Northwest Community Hospital - Arlington Heights
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital - Lake Forest
  • St. Alexius Medical Center - Hoffman Estates