David R. Guelich, MD

David Guelich, MD

Dr. David Guelich was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and raised in Park City, Utah. After graduating with honors from the University of Utah, he received his medical doctorate from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University School of Medicine and furthered his training in Houston, Texas. At the prestigious Baylor Sports Medicine Clinic he completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine working with the University of Houston, Houston Texans, and Houston Astros and authoring numerous publications.

Dr. Guelich serves as both a private practice physician and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery for the University of Illinois. As the Associate Director of the UIC Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Dr. Guelich trains the next generation of Orthopaedic Surgeons in the field of sports medicine. In addition, he is one of only several surgeons in the Chicagoland area who is Board Certified in the field of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, a subspecialty designation. In that role, he has served as a consultant and treating physician for numerous athletes from the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), regional universities and local high schools. His focus is on Sports Medicine injuries and arthritic conditions; maximizing conservative care and when necessary utilizing the latest in minimally invasive surgical techniques in the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle.

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