George B. Verghese, M.D., a Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and member of the exclusive American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons has been practicing orthopedic surgery for over 20 years. He has focused his practiced on joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder joints, concentrating on techniques to replace worn out and damaged joints and the disability associated with this condition. Following completion of his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Massachusetts in 1999, he completed a Fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction at Harvard University in Boston MA. Dr. Verghese
completed an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship at Ohio State University prior to his entry into private practice.

Dr. Verghese graduated medical school in India and after completing his Internship at the acclaimed Christian Medical College Hospital in South India, he moved to the United Kingdom for further training. There he worked with pioneers in the field of Orthopedic Trauma and Joint Replacement surgery. He completed Fellowships at both the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, as well as, the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow.

In addition to his membership in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, he is also a member of the American Medical Association and Illinois State Medical Society.

Dr. Verghese has practiced in and served the Bourbonnais and New Lenox communities since establishing himself in private practice in 2000. Verghese Orthopedics has offices in Frankfort, Illinois. Dr. Verghese maintains medical staff privileges at Provena St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee, Illinois and Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Illinois. Appointments may be scheduled at either location through the office by calling (815) 802-8031.

Curriculum Vitae

Fellowships:

  • Orthopedic Trauma - Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction - Harvard University, Boston, MA

Residency

  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Glaskow, U.K.
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, U.K.

Internship

  • Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Medical School

  • AFMC, Pune, India

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Publications:

1. Should Comminuted Fractures of the Hip in the Elderly be reduced before Fixation?
GBKVerghese & D Jaffray, Injury (1987) 18, 270-73

2. The lack of Association between Femoral Shaft Fractures and Hypotensive Shock. RF Ostrum, G Verghese & TJ Santner, J Of Orthopedic Trauma
Vol 7. No 4. 338-42


Presentations & Research:

Manipulation of Comminuted Hip Fractures in Elderly patients.
Naughton Dunn Club, Birmingham, UK
Oct 1986
Femoral Shaft Fractures and Hypotensive Shock.
AAOS Annual Meeting, Washington DC
Feb 1992
Bone Density Changes around Total Joint Implants 1994-95
New Vs Old reamers. Benefits in Acetabular preparation 1994-95
I Hate Back Pain - Orthopedic Grand Rounds, U Mass Medical Center, Worcester, MA Jan 1998
Management Of Periprosthetic Fractures of the Femur - Orthopedic Grand Rounds, U Mass Medical Center, Worcester, MA March 1998
Surgical Management of Arthritis - Arthritis Foundation, Kankakee, IL Sep 2000
Challenging Surgical cases, Arthritis in Kankakee, Orthopedic Symposium Sep 2001
More challenges in Surgery, Arthritis in Kankakee, Orthopedic Symposium Sep 2002
Joint replacement in the elderly, Arthritis Foundation, Kankakee, IL March 2003
Tertiary Care Orthopedics in Community Hospitals - Keynote speaker at the National Surgical Assistants Association annual meeting Chicago April 2004
 
 
 

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