Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph of Hinsdale, a sports medicine surgeon with
Orthopaedics at Rush,
was named one of the Chicago area’s “Top
Doctors” in the January 2014 issue ofChicago Magazine. Compiled
by Castle Connelly Medical, Ltd., the "Top Doctors" list includes Chicago area specialists and primary care
physicians who were selected by their peers.
In addition to maintaining a busy clinical practice performing more than 400 surgeries annually, Dr. Bush-Joseph is a professor at Rush University Medical Center and the Associate Director of the Rush Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Bush-Joseph is a respected educator of medical students, residents, fellows and practicing orthopedic surgeons. He lectures at numerous national educational meetings, serves on the editorial board of several national orthopedic journals (including the prestigious American Journal of Sports Medicine) and holds committee responsibilities with several national orthopedic societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society Sports Medicine.
Long involved in the care of high school, collegiate and recreational athletes, Dr. Bush-Joseph is the head team physician for the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball Club and Associate Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls. Thru his experience with high profile professional athletes, Dr. Bush-Joseph was elected to the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Board and president of the Major League Baseball Team Physician Association for 2012. This exclusive group of team physicians advises the Major League Baseball Commissioner on medical policy and emerging trends in training and the medical care of the elite athlete.
While Dr. Bush-Joseph is involved with all of the above activities, he still most enjoys the care of the injured athlete and patient.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush offers comprehensive, unparalleled, orthopedic services. The physicians at MOR treat thousands of orthopedic patients each year with problems ranging from the most common to the most complex. MOR’s reputation as a leader in specialized orthopedic patient care, education and research has been recognized by several national journals. U.S. News & World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center as one of the top 10 programs in the nation. MOR has several offices in Illinois, including: Rush University Medical Center; Prairie Medical Center, Chicago; Prairie Medical Center, Westchester; Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield; Rush Oak Park Hospital; and is associated with Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. For more information, log on to www.rushortho.com.