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Savan D. Patel, MD

Dr. Patel believes that every patient is different regardless of age, gender or activity level. Although he is Fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, he treats athletes and non-athletes at all ages. He believes in joint preservation using operative and non-operative methods, focusing on the knee, hip and shoulder. If patients do require it, he performs joint replacements. Dr. Patel treats patients with operative and non-operative methods utilizing the latest technology available. This includes fluoroscopic injections, arthroscopic and open procedures including the use of Makoplasty Robotic Surgery.

Dr. Patel has worked with athletes at the high school, collegiate and professional levels including the Chicago Bears. He ensures his patients are completely comfortable with surgical and non-surgical methods. Being born and raised in the Northwest Chicago Suburbs, he has a particular connection with the community and strives to bring to the area the best care possible.

Dr. Patel is Board Certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Practice Emphasis

  • Knee Arthroscopy: Meniscus, Cartilage, ACL, PCL, Arthritis
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy: Rotator Cuff, Labrum, Instability, Biceps
  • Knee Replacements
  • Shoulder Replacements
  • Makoplasty Robotic Surgery Certified
  • Fracture care: Operative and Non-operative - Adult and Pediatric Patients
  • Non-operative Treatment for all Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee and Ankle conditions including the use of injections: Viscosupplementation, Steroids, PRP

Special Interests

  • Physical Fitness
  • Exercising
  • Sports
  • Modern Technology
  • Music
  • Guitar

Education and Training

  • Fellowship
    University of Chicago Medical Center
    Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL

  • Residency 
    Michigan State University - McLaren Regional Medical Center
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, McLaren Healthcare, MI

  • Medical School 
    The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
    Doctor of Medicine - M.D., North Chicago, IL

  • Bachelors Degree
    Purdue University
    B.S.- Biochemistry, West Lafayette, IN
    B.S., Biology

Professional Affiliations 

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Board Certified
  • American Medical Association 

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center - Libertyville
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital - Downers Grove
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center - Elk Grove Village
  • Northwest Community Hospital - Arlington Heights
  • St. Alexius Medical Center - Hoffman Estates
  • Elmhurst Hospital - Elmhurst