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Jason A. Strelzow, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Jason A. Strelzow, MD, an expert in orthopaedic trauma, provides comprehensive care for patients with fractures and injuries throughout the body, with an additional emphasis on trauma of the upper extremity, including the hand.

Dr. Strelzow has a particular expertise in caring for complex fractures and post-traumatic deformity, including complex periarticular injuries and hand injuries. He also specializes in arthroscopy and arthroscopy-assisted fracture management of upper extremity injuries.

Along with being dedicated to his clinical work, Dr. Strelzow is currently exploring research on patient-reported outcomes related to elbow trauma, shoulder trauma and total elbow replacements. He takes an active interest in evaluating the functional outcomes around urban trauma with the goal of improving patient care and returning patients to normal activity as soon as possible.

In addition to being a frequent speaker and presenter, Dr. Strelzow has published numerous articles, book chapters and abstracts. He is a journal reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology & Surgery, and the Canadian Journal of Surgery.

Practice Location

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery (board eligible)

Medical School

University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver


University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver (Orthopaedics)


Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland (Trauma and Orthopaedics)
University of Western Ontario, London (Orthopaedics, Upper Hand and Limb)


AO Trauma
AO North America
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Association of Hand Surgery
Canadian Medical Association
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
General Medical Council of the United Kingdom

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 834-3531

Office Fax

(773) 702-2451

Office Postal Address

Jason A. Strelzow, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3079
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Orthopaedic trauma/injuries
  • Hand and upper extremity injuries
  • Arthroscopy
  • Resident education
  • Optimizing patient outcomes

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