Chicago – July, 2011 – Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine Review, one of the nation’s leading Orthopedic publications, included Dr’s Wayne Goldstein, Matthew Jimenez, James Kudrna and Van Stamos on the”70 Outstanding Hip Surgeons and Specialists” list.

Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine Review is a publication focusing on orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, and sports medicine. The primary contributors and audience for the publication is orthopedic and spine surgeons.

Each year the publication does extensive research and gathers recommendations from around the country to find orthopedic physicians displaying leadership by leading and contributing to research and development of orthopedic implants. Once the list is compiled, it is vetted through the most well-respected hip surgeons in the United States to come up with the 70 most influential physicians in the field of hip replacement.

With nearly 90 orthopedic physicians specializing in over 25 clinical areas, the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (IBJI) is the leading provider of orthopedic, rheumatologic, or podiatric services in the Chicago-land area. If you would like more information about orthopedic surgery or any of the surgeons recognized, contact Andy Salmen by calling 847-720-7007 or by emailing him at