Meet our Sports Medicine Team

The Sports Medicine team of the Chicago Center for Orthopedics brings together the medical and surgical expertise of sports medicine experts from highly regarded academic medical institutions—the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois and Loyola University Chicago—as well as prominent community-based private practitioners.

Mitchell Goldflies, M.D.

Physician, Chicago Center for Orthopedics Mitchell Goldflies, M.D., specializes in non-surgical orthopedic medicine and sports medicine. His approach to patient care is that surgery, in most cases (excluding trauma), is the last course of treatment. Dr. Goldflies applies biomechanical principles to evaluate and treat orthopedic problems. Using a team approach and integrating allopathic and non-allopathic treatment options, most patients experience reduction in pain and significant improvement in their function.

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Ari Kaz, M.D.

Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago Ari Kaz, M.D., is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle conditions. A Chicago native, Dr. Kaz completed his general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, followed by his orthopedic surgery residency at Indiana University Medical Center. He went on to complete a foot and ankle fellowship at the prestigious Idaho Foot and Ankle

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Jeannette Kelly, D.O.

Physician, Chicago Center for Orthopedics Jeannette Kelly, D.O., is a non-surgical, osteopathic sports medicine physician. She cares for patients of all ages, from the pediatric to geriatric population, whether it be sprained ankles, fracture care, or arthritis management. Dr. Kelly takes a holistic approach to medicine, embracing osteopathic philosophies. She routinely practices Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) on her patients, as another treatment option to help manage pain, and to prevent

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Craig Westin, M.D.

Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics Craig Westin, M.D., is actively involved in the treatment of professional and Olympic athletes. He is a team doctor with the U.S. Figure Skating Team and has traveled with the U.S. team as far away as China and Russia and is the personal orthopedic surgeon for Olympic Figure Skating Silver Medalist, Sasha Cohen. After his orthopedic training at Harvard and a sports medicine fellowship in

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Preston Wolin, M.D.

Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics 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 doctor for DePaul University, Loyola University, University of Illinois at Chicago, the

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