Michael Chiu, MD

2018-09-12T11:54:52+00:00October 18th, 2017|

Michael Chiu, MD

  • Sports Medicine (Adult & Pediatric)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow)
  • Hip Arthroscopy & Joint Preservation
  • Complex Sports Knee Injuries
  • Cartilage Repair & Restoration
Board Eligible
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

To Make an Appointment

Call 847-870-6100 or complete our online form to request an appointment

Practice Locations

Arlington Heights Physician Offices
1300 E. Central Road
Suite 100
Arlington Heights, IL 60003

Phone: 847-870-6100

Fax: 847-870-8159

Lake Zurich Physician Offices
1253 South Rand Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Phone: 847-438-3041

Fax: 847-438-2868

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Northwest Community Hospital


Dr. Michael Chiu is a Sports fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Arthroscopy Association of North America. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago, obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree with honors at Chicago Medical School, and finished his internship and orthopedic residency at Henry Ford Hospital System. He completed the Orthopaedic Sports fellowship at the University of Chicago, and served on the team of physicians for the Chicago Bears. He has also treated members of the Detroit Lions and international athletes. He specializes in advanced, minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee, and draws on a full armamentarium from injury prevention and performance enhancement, to nonsurgical treatment and surgery when needed. He has experience treating athletes at all levels, from recreationally active individuals looking to regain their quality of life, to elite athletes who depend on a high-level of performance. To complement his medical expertise, Dr. Chiu has the personal background to understand an athlete’s drive, having played on, and later coached, an Illinois state championship high school varsity soccer team. Dr. Chiu has conducted research, published in peer reviewed journals, written book chapters, and presented at national meetings on various topics including ACL injuries, elbow arthroscopy techniques, arthroscopic remplissage for shoulder instability, quadriceps tendon ruptures, and surgical site infections in ankle fractures.  

Additional Areas of Expertise

Philosophy of Care

“My goal is to select and personalize the best treatment plan for my patients.”


Medical School

Chicago Medical School


Orthopedic Surgery

Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MI


Orthopedic Surgery

Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MI


Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

University of Chicago, Chicago IL


  • “Doctor of Excellence” Physicians Review 2014
  • Magna Cum Laude, Loyola University Chicago, 2005
  • The National Dean’s List, 2005 • Undergraduate Research Award, Loyola University Chicago, 2004
  • Golden Key International Honor Society, 2003
  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars Honor Society, 2002
  • Presidential Scholarship, Loyola University Chicago, 2002-2005
  • Dean’s List, Loyola University Chicago 2001-2004
  • Who’s Who Among American High School Students, 2001

Curriculum Vitae

See my Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

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