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Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Dr. Sherwin Ho 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.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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

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

University of Chicago Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
at West Suburban Medical Center
7411 W. Lake Street, Suite 2110
River Forest, IL 60305

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School

University of Hawaii


University of Cincinnati


University of Hawaii


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 834-3531 

Office Fax

(773) 702-0554

Office Postal Address

Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3079
Chicago, IL 60637

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Learn More About Dr. Ho

Read an interview with Dr. Ho about his work as team surgeon for the Chinese women's volleyball team competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Hip preservation surgery helped triathlete Sara Llibre regain her stride after hip pain sidelined her. Dr. Ho performed the innovative procedure.

Dr. Ho had nothing to lose as team physician for both the United States and China when they met in the 2014 women's world volleyball championships.