Jason Ghodasra, MD

Jason Ghodasra, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Hand and Upper Extremity

Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand Subspecialty Certification

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Plainfield Surgery Center
  • Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet
  • Salt Creek Surgery Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Microvascular Surgery
  • Compression Neuropathy (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Complex Trauma of the Hand, Wrist & Elbow
  • Elbow & Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Contractures, Instability & Reconstruction
  • Nerve Injury & Reconstruction, including Tendon Transfer
  • Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Upper Extremity
  • Management of Sports & Work Injuries

Biography

Dr. Jason Ghodasra attended Duke University, where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He received the Jerold A. Lein Endowed Scholarship to attend medical school at Northwestern University, graduating with distinction and completing a M.D./M.S.C.I. dual degree (Medical Degree and Master of Science in Clinical Investigation). He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at UCLA where he was elected and served as the Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Ghodasra also completed a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship in Baltimore, Maryland at the world-renowned Curtis National Hand Center.

Dr. Ghodasra has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles in orthopaedic and medical journals and given over 50 national and international presentations, covering topics including the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cells in orthopaedic surgery. He is passionate about being at the cutting edge of orthopaedic research and takes great pride in providing his patients with the most advanced orthopaedic care. Dr. Ghodasra utilizes non-surgical treatments as well as minimally invasive surgery, including endoscopic carpal tunnel release and arthroscopic surgery.

He has traveled on medical mission trips to underserved communities and recently provided free orthopaedic care in the Dominican Republic and Ethiopia. He belongs to several professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Association for Hand Surgery. He was also selected to become a member of the American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Forum.

In his free time, Dr. Ghodasra loves trying new Chicago restaurants, watching football and college basketball, playing tennis, and skiing.

My Team

Education

Bachelor of Science

Duke University, Durham, NC

Medical School

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Residency

University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA- Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship

The Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD- Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Affiliations and Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Society of Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
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