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//Michael Chiu, MD

Michael Chiu, MD

2019-07-08T09:04:32-05:00October 18th, 2017|

Michael Chiu, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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 60005

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. Chiu is an expert in sports medicine, specializing in advanced, minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures of the knee, hip, shoulder and elbow, using cutting edge techniques in cartilage repair and restoration, complex ligament reconstruction, and joint preservation. He has served as faculty teaching other orthopedic surgeons at national courses, presented at numerous academic meetings, conducted research, authored articles, published in peer reviewed journals, and written book chapters on various topics and advanced surgical techniques. As a sports team physician and in working with elite international and professional athletes, Dr. Chiu has the experience to treat adult and pediatric athletes at all levels and draws on a full armamentarium- from injury prevention and rehabilitation, performance enhancement and orthoBiologic therapy, to arthroscopic and open surgery when needed. To complement his medical expertise, he has the personal background to understand the competitive drive, having played on and later coached, an Illinois state championship high school varsity soccer team. Dr. Chiu graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago, obtained his medical degree with honors from Chicago Medical School, finished orthopedic residency at Henry Ford Hospital System, and completed the orthopedic sports fellowship at University of Chicago and worked on the team of physicians to the Chicago Bears.  

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]

See a general list of health plans in which our providers participate.

PLEASE NOTE: While many of IBJI’s providers participate in various plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna,Cigna, Humana, United Healthcare and others, IBJI strongly encourages you to contact your specific health plan to ensure your chosen doctor is in-network.


  Medical Minute with Dr. Michael Chiu

As heard on WBBM Newsradio (780 AM and 105.9 FM) and WSCR 670 AM "The Score." February 2019.