James R. Seeds, MD, of Barrington, IL was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on February 25, 2009, during ceremonies at the Academy’s 2009 Annual Meeting in LasVegas. Dr. Seeds was one of 667 new members inducted.
Dr. Seeds is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon who is fellowship trained in SportsMedicine and Arthroscopy. He received his medical degree from the academically acclaimed University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed a 5-yearOrthopedic Surgery Residency at Hamot Medical Center (Erie, PA). He was then accepted into one of the most sought after Sports Medicine Fellowships in the country at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Seeds is in private practice with the Midwest Bone & Joint Institute (Algonquin, Barrington, Elgin and Geneva, Illinois).
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician with extensive training in the diagnosis and non-surgical as well as surgical treatment of the musculoskeletal system, including bones,joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. The Academy is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists. Its Fellows have completed medical school,plus at least five years of specialty study in orthopaedics in an accredited residency program, passed a comprehensive oral and written exam, and been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
James R. Seeds, MD holds a double board certification in both Orthopeodic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He was fellowship trained in Sports Medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute (Birmingham, AL) in the company of internationally renowned surgeons Dr. Lawrence Lemak and Dr. James Andrews. Dr. Seeds is a partner at the Midwest Bone & Joint Institute (Algonquin, Barrington, Elgin and Geneva, IL).