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Four Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago physicians named Top Doctors In Orthopaedics by Chicago Magazine

Four physicians at Shriners Hospitals for Children ­— Chicago have been recognized by fellow doctors as some of the top orthopaedic physicians in the Chicagoland area.

Chicago Magazine releases an annual list of physicians compiled by Castle Connolly Medical, a health care research and information company, who are endorsed by their peers as the best in the six-county metro area. For the first time, the magazine is highlighting the area’s most-recommended physicians in orthopaedic surgery, physical rehabilitation and sports medicine.

While all of the orthopaedic, spine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago are excellent doctors, four were specifically recognized on this year’s list of the Top Doctors in orthopaedics:

  • Haluk Altiok, M.D., pediatric orthopaedic surgeon
  • Peter Smith, M.D., pediatric orthopaedic surgeon
  • Purnendu Gupta, M.D., spine surgeon
  • Michael S. Bednar, M.D., orthopaedic hand surgeon

For more information on the selection process for this year's Top Docs in Orthopaedics, visit Chicago Magazine online.

View the Top Doctors orthopedic surgery and hand surgery lists on Chicago Magazine's website.

portraits of the four "Top Docs"