Dr. Ritesh Shah Returns From Mission Trip to Vietnam

Orthopedic Surgeon Ritesh Shah, MD, joined Operation Walk Chicago for his first medical mission with the group as it visited Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in March 2024. This video reflects his impressions from this trip in working with the OWC team and Vietnamese patients.

What is Hip Preservation? Avoiding Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Joint Preservation

Hip joint preservation is an innovative approach to keep your hip joints healthy, functioning, and to keep you moving pain-free. By using non-surgical or surgical techniques, you can prevent or delay the need for hip replacement surgery.

Staying Hip: Labrum Tears, Impingement & Osteoarthritis

Join Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Ritesh Shah and Karen Brownlee, a personal trainer and adult program coordinator at the NSYMCA in Northbrook, as they discuss “Syaing Hip” –  in the 37th Virtual YMCA Education Series Program hosted by Illinois Bone & Joint Institute and North Suburban YMCA.

Champion Ice Skater Returns To Ice After Hip Replacement

A former professional figure skater, Anthony was a four-time national medalist who started skating at age 6. His dad wanted him to be a well-rounded athlete and wished for him to play hockey. Instead, coaches quickly recognized Anthony’s gift and grace for figure skating.

Chicago doc performs surgery with little or no narcotics.

Medical prescription

An estimated 1 million Americans will undergo knee or hip replacement surgeries this year, and most will be given narcotics to deal with the pain. It’s just that sort of surgery-opiate cycle that is helping to fuel the opioid epidemic in this country. But one Chicago doctor has found a way to perform surgery with little or no narcotics.