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Preston Wolin, M.D.

Dr. Wolin

Surgeon/Director of Sports Medicine, Chicago Center for Orthopedics
Director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago

Preston Wolin, M.D., is the director and founder of the Center for Athletic Medicine, Ltd. Founded in 1991, the center provides multispecialty care to every level of athlete, from children to professionals.

Dr. Wolin has served as a team physician for DePaul University, Loyola University, University of Illinois at Chicago, the Chicago Fire (Major League Soccer), United States Soccer National Men’s and Women’s Teams and the Windy City ThunderBolts (Frontier League in Professional Baseball). He is also the team physician for Robert Morris University, St. Rita High School, St. Ignatius College Prep and Chicago State University.

A founding member of the Illinois State High School Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Dr. Wolin also has been Vice President of the Conference USA Medical Committee and a consultant to the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He also has a subspecialty certificate in sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

With considerable expertise in workers’ compensation, Dr. Wolin is consulted by workers’ and employers’ attorneys. He has spoken before many workers’ compensation groups, including insurance adjustors, nurse case managers and attorneys. He has served as Chairman of the Illinois State Medical Society’s Workers Compensation Task Force.
 
Dr. Wolin is the Director of Sports Medicine and Director of Workers Compensation at Weiss Memorial Hospital.

During a recent television interview, Dr. Wolin discussed PRP—platelet rich plasma—an innovative new way to repair athletes’ elbows without surgery. Watch “PRP Therapy” for the full story and interview. Read the In Depth Doctor Interview with Preston Wolin, M.D., as seen on Medical Breakthroughs Reported by Ivanhoe.

Year Started Practice
1984

Clinical Specialties

  • Sports medicine
  • Orthopedic surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Independent medical examiners

Special Interests

  • Injuries to athletes
  • Workers compensation injuries
  • Shoulder, knee, ankle and elbow injuries
  • Prevention of sports injuries

Medical Training

  • Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Internship: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship: Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Contact Information
Telephone: (773) 248-4150
Fax: (773) 248-4291