Richard J. Hayek, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Specialization in Adult Reconstruction of Hip, Knee, and Shoulder

Phone: 773-631-7898

Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Ascension Resurrection Hospital
  • Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center
  • Ravine Way Surgery Center, LLC

Areas of Expertise

  • Outpatient Total Hip Replacement
  • Outpatient Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement/Revision
  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Anterior Total Hip Replacements
  • General Orthopaedic Care
  • Arthroscopic Procedures
  • Fracture Care


Dr. Richard J. Hayek is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the areas of Adult Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, Hip and Knee, Sports medicine, and General Orthopaedic Fractures. Dr. Hayek has been practicing orthopedic surgery in Chicagoland since 1992. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University of Chicago and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine, with highest academic honors. Dr. Hayek is proud to help his patients live better and get back to their daily activities. His practice philosophy emphasizes optimization of non-operative care before surgery, and utilizes innovative and proven techniques. One surgery which he performs is direct anterior hip replacements which can highly enhance patients recovery.

Throughout his practice, Dr. Hayek has had the honor of receiving the Kober Medal (Valedictorian) from Georgetown Medical School and for multiple years he has received the Castle Connolly Best Doctor Award.

I enjoy helping patients regain functionality and live better.”

Richard J. Hayek, MD

My Team


Medical School

Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. - Doctor of Medicine


Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. - General Orthopaedic Surgery/ Trauma Service


Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. - General Surgery

Affiliations and Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS)
  • American Association Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • Illinois Orthopaedic Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Industrial Lower Back and Neck Injuries in Compensation Patients, Journal of Disability, Wiesel, Sam W., M.D. Hayek, Richard, M.D., July 1993.
  • The History Holds the Key in This Gardener with Skin Infection Lykowski, Orpilla, Hayek R. J. JAAPA, 2008
  • The Use of Epidural Steroids in the Treatment of Acute Lumbosacral Radiculopathy, Georgetown University Orthopaedic Department.
  • Hip/Knee Replacement Registry, Everest Program Wright Medical (Clinical Outcomes), 2008-2011 Consultant Wright Medical 2008-2011
  • Top Doctor Chicagoland Area – “Castle Connolly”, Multiple Years
  • Kober Award – Valedictorian Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1986
  • Cahill Award – Highest Achievement in Surgery Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1986
  • Microbiology Award – Outstanding Academic Performance Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1986
  • Alpha Omega Alpha – Medical Honor Society, 1985

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