Orthopedic injuries can lead to an extensive process involving surgery, physical therapy and long-term recovery. Anyone facing a serious knee or shoulder injury needs a highly skilled doctor with an approach that enhances surgical outcomes and accelerates recovery. At Orthopedic Associates of Naperville, patients receive world-class care from Dr. Gregory Markarian and his experienced physical therapy staff.
Qualifications and experience
After graduating from University of Michigan in 1987, Dr. Markarian received his medical degree from Northwestern University. He completed his residency at Northwestern before being selected for fellowship at University of Miami. Dr. Markarian currently has memberships with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Illinois State Medical Society, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine and John William Uribe Sports Medicine Society. Dr. Markarian has also earned the distinction of diplomate in the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Areas of specialized care
Dr. Markarian has been practicing in the OAN for over 16 years, performing a high level of sports medicine care in the Naperville and greater Chicago areas. His area of focus is knees and shoulders. With a sports medicine background, Dr. Markarian has a wide variety of patients, ranging from professional athletes to weekend warriors. Some areas of expertise include repairs of rotator cuff tears, labral tears, instability of the shoulder, and arthritis of the shoulder. His expertise also includes disorders of the knee, ACL tears, multi-ligament tears, meniscal tears, and treatments of early and late-onset arthritis.
As a global opinion leader in the preservation of joints with inlay implants, Dr. Markarian has delivered lectures all over the world. He uses the Arthrosurface approach to knee surgery, a minimally invasive system that places small implants into defects in knee cartilage. In March, he hosted a team of 30 doctors from Brazil to teach them advanced surgical techniques for joint preservation.
Not only is Dr. Markarian the president and attending physician at Orthopedic Associates of Naperville, he is the son of the practice’s founder. Othopedic Associates of Naperville has been providing private patient care for more than 40 years, and is one of few remaining family-owned and operated practices in the Chicago area. Combining top-level expertise and commitment, Dr. Markarian has developed the best treatment options for sports-related, work-related and orthopedic injuries.
To request an appointment today, visit Orthopedic Associates of Naperville online or call 630-355-3774.