Seth S. Leopold M.D.

 Seth  S. Leopold M.D.

Bio

Dr. Leopold specializes in surgical treatments for hip and knee arthritis. He has a particular interest in less-invasive methods of hip and knee…

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Patient Care Philosophy

The patient with arthritis and I share a lifelong journey. I hope to serve as guide, coach and cheerleader on that journey. I care for arthritis patients by actively listening and educating them about contemporary treatments.

Personal Interests

Family, sea kayaking, playing piano, boxing, reading fiction and philosophy.

Clinical Interests

  • Less invasive surgical treatments for arthritis
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatments for arthritis
  • Management of failed joint replacements

Research Interests

Clinical research to improve treatments for joint disorders of the knee and hip.

Education

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Cornell University Medical CollegeMedical education1993
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical CenterFellowshipJoint Replacement
Univ. of Chicago HospitalsInternshipSurgery
Univ. of Chicago HospitalsResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1993

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery2001
Dr. Leopold specializes in surgical treatments for hip and knee arthritis. He has a particular interest in less-invasive methods of hip and knee replacement surgery. These newer techniques can decrease postoperative pain, decrease the risk of surgery and shorten the postoperative recovery period. He is a professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
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