Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI), one of the largest independent, physician-owned orthopedic practices in the United States, is proud to announce that 29 IBJI physicians have been named to the 2022 ‘Top Docs’ list published in the January 2022 issue of Chicago Magazine. We are proud of our orthopedic surgeons and specialists and their outstanding commitment to patients.

The list is compiled by healthcare research company Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Looking for the best in their field, physicians nominate each other based on a rigorous process that includes clinical excellence, board certification, expertise, and more.

The following IBJI physicians were chosen:

Hand Surgery

Taizoon H. Baxamusa, MD

Arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, elbow surgery, shoulder surgery.

IBJI Offices: Des Plaines, Morton Grove

Leon S. Benson, MD

Carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, fractures, hand and upper extremity surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Glenview

Surbhi Panchal, MD

Hand and wrist surgery, elbow surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Barrington, Crystal Lake, Kildeer

Craig S. Phillips, MD

Dupuytren’s contracture, hand and upper extremity surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Glenview, Wilmette

Jeffrey L. Visotsky, MD

Fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, trauma, elbow surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Morton Grove

Orthopedic Surgery

Harpreet S. Basran, MD

Foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine. 

IBJI Offices: Algonquin, Kildeer, McHenry

Gregory T. Brebach, MD

Spinal disorders, spinal surgery.

IBJI Offices: Barrington, Crystal Lake, McHenry

Giridhar Burra, MD

Sports injuries, knee surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, arthroscopic surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Naperville, New Lenox

Steven C. Chudik, MD

Arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, knee injuries and ACL, sports medicine.

IBJI Offices: Western Springs, Westmont

Robert J. Daley, MD*

Knee surgery, knee replacement, joint reconstruction, cartilage damage.


Evan A. Dougherty, MD

Fractures, nonunion fractures, trauma. 

IBJI Offices: Hinsdale

Michael C. Durkin, MD

Hip and knee surgery, shoulder surgery, joint replacement, knee injuries and ACL.

IBJI Offices: Hinsdale

David Garelick, MD

Sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, joint replacement.

IBJI Offices: Chicago-Avondale

Wayne M. Goldstein, MD

Hip replacement, knee replacement. 

IBJI Offices: Morton Grove

Bryant S. Ho, MD

Foot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle deformities, minimally invasive surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Elmhurst, Hinsdale, Munster, Naperville

Ari J. Kaz, MD

Foot and ankle surgery.

IBJI Offices: Chicago-Avondale

Steven S. Louis, MD

Hip and knee replacement, pelvic and acetabular fractures, complex and nonunion fractures, trauma. 

IBJI Offices: Hinsdale

Jeremy M. Oryhon, MD

Arthroscopic surgery, hip and knee replacement. 

IBJI Offices: Barrington, Crystal Lake, Kildeer

Amy Jo Ptaszek, MD

Foot and ankle surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Glenview, Wilmette

David J. Raab, MD

Sports medicine.

IBJI Offices: Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Morton Grove

E. Quinn Regan, MD

Spinal surgery.IBJI Offices: Arlington Heights, Kildeer

William J. Robb III, MD*

Nonsurgical orthopedics and knee rehabilitation. 


Richard S. Sherman, MD

Sports medicine, joint replacement, hip and knee replacement, rotator cuff surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Bannockburn

Leah R. Urbanosky, MD

Hand and upper extremity surgery, arthritis, reconstructive surgery. 

IBJI Offices: Hinsdale, Western Springs

Craig Westin, MD

Dance and ballet injuries, sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery, nonsurgical orthopedics.

IBJI Offices: Chicago-Avondale

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Marie Kirincic, MD

Pain management.

IBJI Offices: Elmhurst, Hinsdale, New Lenox

Pain Medicine

Richard L. Noren, MD

Back and neck pain, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, chronic pain, pain after spinal intervention.

IBJI Offices: Bannockburn


Chinyoung Park, MD

IBJI Offices: Bannockburn, Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines

How Selections Were Made

Castle Connolly’s online nominations process is open to all licensed physicians in America who are able to nominate physicians in any medical specialty and in any part of the country, as well as indicate whether the nominated physician is, in their opinion, among the best in their region in their medical specialty or among the best in the nation in their medical specialty. Once nominated, Castle Connolly’s physician-led team of researchers follow a rigorous screening process to select top doctors on both the national and regional levels. Doctors cannot pay to be selected. Read more here.

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