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Purnendu Gupta, M.D.

Purnendu Gupta, M.D.

Purnendu Gupta, M.D., is chief of staff and a pediatric spine surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago.

Caring for patients with pediatric and adult scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis and complex spinal reconstruction is Dr. Gupta’s specialty. He is a 2020 Top Doc in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Chicago Magazine. He also has over 20 years of experience in academic medicine at Ohio State University and the University of Chicago, where he also served as the director of the Spine Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital. Currently, Dr. Gupta is a clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

At the Chicago Shriners Hospital, he practices with a multidisciplinary team of spine surgeons, therapists and specialists who work together to bring advanced medical treatment to spinal deformities and spine curves, in a family-centered environment.

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  • Medical Degree, Northwestern University
  • Residency, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Fellowship, Washington University Medical School, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis