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Sherwin Ho

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentOrthopaedic Surg & Rehab Med
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD, is an expert in sports medicine, specializing in minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. He has served as faculty at numerous advanced arthroscopic shoulder and knee courses for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Ho currently serves on the academy's Board of Councilors and is an official spokesman for the academy.

    He has authored numerous medical articles and reference publications. Dr. Ho has served as a co-chief editor of sports medicine for the online publication, Emedicine, and is chairman of the annual University of Chicago Primary Care Orthopedics Course.

    He has also moderated industry conferences on a range of orthopaedic topics including knee and shoulder injuries, advances in arthroscopic surgery, swimmer's shoulder and primary orthopaedic care.

    Dr. Ho’s research involves the use of gene therapy to treat cartilage injuries in the knees. He was recently elected to the prestigious Herodicus Society--an elite society of the world’s leading sports medicine physicians. Additionally, he has been recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Castle and Connolly, Men’s Health, and Chicago magazine.

    Additionally, Dr. Ho serves as a team physician for all varsity sports at Concordia University in River Forest, Ill., a team physician for the U.S. and China's women's national volleyball teams and is part of the medical team for the WNBA Chicago Sky.


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    University of Chicago MedicineFellowship
    University of HawaiiResidency
    University of CincinnatiInternship
    University of Hawaii MD
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    2016Gold Medal, 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, China Women’s National Team, Head Team Physi
    2015Gold Medal, Women’s World Cup of Volleyball, Nagano, Japan, China Women’s National Team, Head Team P
    2014Silver Medal, Women’s World Championship of Volleyball, Milan, Italy, China Women’s National Team, H
    2008Silver Medal, 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing, China, USA Women’s National Team, Team Physician.
    2000Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2002Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2004Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2006Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2008Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2010Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2012Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2014Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
    2000Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2002Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2004Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2006Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2008Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2010Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2012Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2014Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
    2012Elected to Concordia University Chicago Athletic Hall of Fame
    2011AAOS Achievement Award
    2012AAOS Achievement Award
    2013AAOS Achievement Award
    2009Community Leadership Award (Education), Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
    2007Elected Top Doctor in Sports Medicine for Women, Midwest Region, Women’s Health Magazine
    2007Elected Top Doctor in Sports Medicine for Men, Midwest Region, Men’s Health Magazine
    2007Elected into Herodicus Society, Florence Italy
    1996Teacher of the Year, University of Chicago Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program
    1990Award Winning Paper, Smith and Nephew, Richards 8th Annual Orthopaedic Residents’ Conference, Memphi
    19902nd Place Paper, 5th Annual Combined Orthopaedic Symposium, Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
    19982nd Place Paper, 3rd Annual Combined Orthopaedic Symposium, Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
    1987Selected Paper, Plenary Session 1987 American Burn Association Annual Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland a
    1985Graduated Top Third of Class, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
    1980Degree Graduated with Distinction, University of Hawaii at Manoa
    1976Presidential Scholar Finalist
    1976National Merit Scholar Finalist

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