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Robert J. Bielski, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Robert J. Bielski, MD, is a highly skilled pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. He provides the full range of surgical and nonsurgical care for musculoskeletal problems in children, such as club feet, fractures, hip disorders, and issues associated with cerebral palsy and spina bifida. Dr. Bielski treats young patients of all ages--from newborns to adolescents. Some of his patients are born with orthopaedic disorders, while others have problems linked to injuries.

A popular speaker, Dr. Bielski has given more than 60 lectures at medical meetings throughout the United States. He is the author of several medical journal articles and three book chapters, and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA).

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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

University of Chicago Pediatric Orthopaedics
WMH Orthopaedics
360 W. Butterfield Road
Elmhurst, IL, 60126

University of Chicago Orthopaedics
11456 S. Broadway
Crown Point, IN 46307

University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's at Little Company of Mary
Mary Potter Physicians Pavilion
2850 W. 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

University of Chicago Medicine at Ingalls Medical Office Building
1600 167th Street 
Calumet City, IL 60409 
On the corner of 170th Street & Torrence Avenue (behind Ingalls Family Care Center)

University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced 
Care at Orland Park
14290 S. La Grange Rd. 
Orland Park, IL 60462

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School

Northwestern University Medical School

Internship & Residency

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago


Children's Hospital of Los Angeles


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Chicago Pediatric Orthopaedic Club
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 834-3531 

Office Fax

(773) 702-2451

Office Postal Address

Robert J. Bielski, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3079
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Bielski's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.

Read More About Dr. Bielski

Dr. Bielski was part of a team of experts that performed life-saving surgery for a boy with cloacal exstrophy, a condition that prevents normal growth of the pelvic bones and abdominal organs.