Danielle Bass, M.D

Physician, Chicago Center for Orthopedics

An athlete since her youth, Danielle Bass, M.D., turned her love of sports into a career as a general medicine doctor with a focus on sports medicine. While completing her undergraduate degree she was a member of the University of Florida Women’s 1998 National Championship Soccer Team. She earned her medical degree from Florida State University, served as a family medicine resident at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn and completed a sports medicine fellowship at O’Connor Hospital in California.

Dr. Bass is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and has presented research on lower extremity injuries in runners. She gives lectures on primary care sports injuries along with non-operativ treatments for athletes.

Dr. Bass has served as team doctor for the Women’s Professional Soccer League and the U.S. Olympic Weightlifting Team at the World’s Championship in Turkey. She is the team doctor for St. Rita High School, St. Ignatius College Prep, and Chicago State and Robert Morris universities. She evaluates sports injuries and works with children and adults to help them return to their sport non-operatively.

Year Started Practice

Clinical Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Special Interests

  • Runners’ injuries
  • Lower extremity injuries
  • Primary care and wellness for children and families
  • Workers compensation

Medical Training

  • Medical School: Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Residency: MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL
  • Fellowship: O’Connor Hospital, San Jose, CA

In the News
Sports medicine doctor Danielle Bass, M.D., offers her advice on post-workout recovery rituals. Read the article on Prevention.com.

Dr. Danielle Bass, primary care sports medicine specialist for the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss, shares tips to prevent and reduce muscle stiffness with the Chicago TribuneRead the article.

CCO primary care sports medicine specialist, Danielle Bass, M.D., recently discussed the serious repercussions of the Female Athlete Triad: osteoporosis, stress fractures and infertility. Read the article.