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Allan M. Brecher, M.D.

Allan Brecher, M.D.

Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics

Dr. Brecher earned his bachelor’s degree at Emory University in Atlanta, where he participated in the school’s honor society and Phi Sigma national biology honor society and made the dean’s list all 12 quarters. He was also an electoral member to Phi Beta Kappa National fraternal honor society. He attended medical school at University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Afterwards, he completed a general surgery internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Colorado in Denver, where he went on to become chief resident in orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Brecher has co-authored publications on Pott’s disease, the binding of insulin by isolated adipocytes, and the relationship between adolescent bunions and flat feet. Prior to coming to MacNeal Hospital, Dr. Brecher was chief of orthopedic surgery for Kaiser Permanente in Washington, D.C. Dr. Brecher is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Medical Association.

In his free time, Dr. Brecher enjoys long distance running, triathlons and bicycle touring. He has four sons and loves being a dad.

Clinical Specialties
  • Orthopedic surgery
Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic surgery
Special Interests
  • Hip and knee replacement
  • General orthopedic surgery
Medical Training
  • Medical School: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Residency: University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Contact Information
Telephone: (708) 788-2201
Fax: (773) 788-1571

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