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Giridhar Burra, M.D.

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Arthroscopic Shoulder & Knee Surgery, Sports MedicinePartner, Hinsdale Orthopaedics


Dr. Giridhar Burra was one of the first surgeons in the Chicago area to receive board certification in sports medicine. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute under Dr. James R. Andrews, receiving specialized training and extensive experience in treating athletes with throwing injuries. During his career Dr. Burra has treated athletes from the Chicago White Sox, New York Jets, Rangers, and Islanders professional sports teams. He also is the orthopaedic surgeon of choice for the Joliet Slammers semi-professional baseball team, as well as numerous college and high school athletes.

Dr. Burra joined Hinsdale Orthopaedics in 2005 after four years of successful private practice in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery and the treatment of patients who suffer from complex injuries of the shoulder, elbow, and knee joint. Dr. Burra routinely treats complex sports related injuries, applying his years of experience and specialization in this field. He serves as the team physician for Benedictine University, Bolingbrook High School, and Lincoln-Way West High School.

Dr. Burra is known for his evening Sports Medicine Injury Clinics at Hinsdale Orthopaedics' Naperville office. In these popular clinics, he personally educates coaches, athletic trainers, and athletes on proper training techniques including pitching clinics to correct poor throwing mechanics, injury prevention clinics, and many other sports related topics. He welcomes area coaches, trainers, and physical therapists to join him to learn about the diagnosis and treatment of the injured athlete.

Dr. Burra is an author of numerous research papers on the mechanics of the rotator cuff and articles on athletic injuries of the shoulder and elbow. He is a featured lecturer, both nationally and internationally, on the management of sports injuries. He is also a recognized leader in the training of surgeons across Latin America and Asia.

  • Fellowship, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL
  • Residency, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
  • Internship, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • M.D., S.V. University & University of Health Sciences, A.P., India
  • Sports Medicine
    Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
    Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME)
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Triceps Tendonitis
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Management of Sports & Work Related Injuries
  • Meniscal Repair & Transplantation
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Partner, Hinsdale Orthopaedics
  • Dr. Giridhar Burra has been recognized as one of our Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Illinois for the specialty of Orthopedic Surgery since 2016.
    Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2020
  • Dr. Giridhar Burra has been recognized as one of our Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Illinois for the specialty of Orthopedic Surgery since 2016
    Castle Connolly Top Doctors
  • IL Top Doctor, since May 2019
    IL Top Doctor
  • Edward Hospital
  • Silver Cross Hospital
  • Plainfield Surgery Center
  • Salt Creek Surgery Center
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America


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Naperville, IL 60564


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