Arthroscopy + Joint Reconstruction

Let's have a conversation about hip & knee pain, & how we can help you feel better.


Rapid Recovery Reality allows patients to have minimally invasive surgery with minimal pain and quickly return to their activities and goals.

How Does It Work?

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Consultation &
Exam + Imaging

Dr. Shah is dedicated to providing you with a personalized experience.

At your appointment, Dr. Shah will meet with you personally and:

  • Perform your evaluation
  • Review your imaging
  • Share insight into his findings
  • Discuss your options ranging from conservative care to joint reconstructive surgery.
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Team Meeting

Before undergoing surgery, you’ll meet with Dr. Shahs’ team to:

  • Clearly establish expectations
  • Review necessary paperwork
  • Discuss medical clearance with primary care
  • Review pre & post-operative medication lists
  • Obtain all prescriptions ahead of your surgery
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Nutrition &
Physical Therapy

Our preoperative & post-surgical care plan is tailored to you for optimal success – enhanced nutrition helps ensure that your body is well prepared before the surgery, and a personalized physical therapy plan grants strength, balance, and confidence leading to surgery. We’re dedicated to ensuring you experience Rapid Recovery.

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Same Day Surgery


Hip Arthroscopy

Micro Invasive Same Day Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Hip Resurfacing

Conservative Alternate To Hip Arthroplasty Surgery

Hip Arthroplasty

Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Knee Arthroscopy

Micro Invasive Same Day Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Knee Arthroplasty

Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Revision Arthroplasty

Removal & Replacement Of Worn Or Defective Implants

Feel Better + Recover Faster

Success stories

Dr. Shah has treated thousands of patients from all over the world just like you. Rapid Recovery Reality allows patients to return to activities sooner. 


An athletic father from North Carolina who loves to ski, skateboard, surf, & play hockey with his son. Watch Patrick tell his story about The Rapid Recovery Reality journey.


Do you have a Rapid Recovery Story you would like to share? Please let us know.

Meet Anthony

Champion Ice Skater Returns To Ice After Hip Replacement

Meet Abigail

Flamenco dancer’s passion for dance reignited after surgery

Meet JoAnn

Golfer Plays Daily 6 Months A Year After Knee Replacement

Meet Becky

Chicago Soccer Player Runs Chicago Marathon After Hip Arthroscopy

Meet Joe

Chicago Firefighter & Avid Athlete Is Pain Free After Hip Resurfacing

Meet Carlos

Award Winning Jockey Gets Back In The Saddle After Hip Replacement

From Around + The Web

Latest News & Media

Your Guide To Joint Replacement & Transitional Care

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Dr. Shah’s 7 Necessities For Strong Outpatient Joint Replacements

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Dr. Shah Talks Labrum Tear Recovery & Hip Health Live on WGN9 TV

Dr. Ritesh Shah Receives IJS Innovation Trailblazer Award

Ambulatory centers offer affordable option for low-risk patients

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Chicago doc performs surgery with little or no narcotics.

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