Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Chicago, IL 60612 (9 other locations)
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About Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD

Dr. Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD is a health care provider primarily located in Chicago, IL, with other offices in Oak Brook, IL and Munster, IN (and 6 other locations). He has 12 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine. Dr. Chahla, MD, PhD is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish.

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  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner


Dr. Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD has 10 locations

Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush 1611 W Harrison St Chicago, IL 60612
Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush 2011 York Rd Oak Brook, IL 60523
Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush 9200 Calumet Ave Ste 300 Munster, IN 46321
Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush 55 Shuman Blvd Naperville, IL 60563
Rush University Medical Center 1653 W Congress Pkwy Chicago, IL 60612
Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush Llc 1611 W Harrison St Ste 400 Chicago, IL 60612
Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush Naperville 55 SHUMAN BLVD STE 700 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563
Rush Copley Medical Center 2000 Ogden Ave Aurora, IL 60504
Rush Oak Brook Surgery Center 2011 YORK RD STE 3000 OAK BROOK, IL 60523
South Suburban Surgical Suites 9200 CALUMET AVE STE E-100 MUNSTER, IN 46321


Dr. Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD has the following 2 specialties


12 Years Experience

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Sports Medicine)


Universidad Nacional de Tucuman Argentina

Medical School

Buenos Aires British Hospital, Buenos Aires Argentina


Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, CO (Regenerative Sports Medicine)


Cedars Sinai – Kerlan Jobe Institute, Los Angeles, CA


Universidad Nacional De Tucuman Facultad De Medicina

Graduated in 2011

Dr. Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem HealthSync HMO - IN
  • Anthem HealthSync Options POS
  • Anthem HealthSync PPO - IN
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL Blue Choice Select PPO
  • BCBS IL Blue Print PPO
  • BCBS MI Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network HMO
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • Cigna Connect Network - IL
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • HealthSync HMO - IN
  • HealthSync Options POS
  • HealthSync PPO - IN
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Medicaid
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Wellmark Blue PPO

More about Dr. Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD

TeleMedicine Provider | Open Now Dr. Jorge Chahla is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of complex knee, hip, shoulder and all sports related injuries. He is a team physician for the Chicago White Sox (MLB), the Chicago Bulls (NBA) and the Chicago Fire (MLS).He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. Moreover, he serves as the Director of Biomechanical Research and of the International Fellowship Program for which surgeons from all over the world train at Rush. Dr. Chahla completed several fellowships at the top programs in the United States. He earned his PhD degree at the Catholic University of Argentina (UCA) with Summa Cum Laude honors.He is internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of sports medicine injuries through minimally invasive techniques as well as for being a pioneer in novel biological treatments. Dr. Chahla’s approach is based on a philosophy that each individual procedure is specific and customized to the individual needs of each patient. He uses minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques so that downtime is greatly reduced. Dr. Chahla’s focus is not only a patient’s full recovery but the speed of that recovery to return to sport. To this, his team coordinates post-operative care which includes objective assessment of motion and subsequent interaction with physical therapists, coaches, and athletic trainers to ensure preinjury performance is achieved.Dr. Chahla has a strong focus on joint preservation procedures and cartilage restoration techniques with more than 250 publications in prestigious scientific journals, over 30 book chapters 5 edited books and presents his research both nationally and internationally at orthopaedic conferences and meetings every year. He has a strong reputation for his anatomical knowledge that has helped develop novel surgical techniques that are imprinted in publications and books. He has received grants from various institutions such as Colorado University, Cedars Sinai Kerlan Jobe, Arthrex, Smith and Nephew, AANA, AOSSM, SANOFI and The Steadman Clinic. He has recently received the AAOS Award of Excellence, AOSSM Young Investigator Award, Excellence in Research Award and the Cabaud Award (two times) from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the 2016 AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Development Program award and six best-paper awards at several meetings.Along with his commitment to providing outstanding patient care, Dr. Chahla believes strongly in the importance of advancing the field of sports medicine through involvement in leadership, advocacy, and education, and is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. He is a member of the prestigious knee collateral ligament group from the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy. He serves on numerous national and international committees, including Advocacy Committee at the Arthroscopic Association of North America (AANA), Education Committee at the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), Research Committee, at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and he is Deputy Chair, of the ICRS Next Generation Committee, International Cartilage Repair Society. Dr Chahla serves on the Editorial board of the Arthroscopy Journal.Practice Founded: 2018


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