Louis U. Bigliani, MD

Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Sports Medicine
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Louis U. Bigliani, MD, is a nationally and internationally renowned expert in the treatment of shoulder disorders. In June 2008, he was inducted as the 121st President of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)–the oldest and most distinguished orthopaedic association in the world. Only those who have made a significant contribution to education, research, and the practice of orthopaedic surgery achieve membership in the AOA. As a leader and innovator in his field, Dr. Bigliani lectures around the world and has written hundreds of articles and abstracts for peer-reviewed journals and as President of AOA, he represents that prestigious organization at orthopaedic meetings in England, New Zealand, Australia, and South America.

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Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship: New York Orthopaedic Hospital


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Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Orthopedic Surgery