Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago
Pictured from left: Pravin Patel, MD; Haluk Altiok, MD; Jeffrey Ackman, MD; Purnendu Gupta, MD; Kim Hammerberg, MD; Peter Smith, MD; and Lawrence Vogel, MD
Welcome Purnendu Gupta, MD, our new Chief of Staff
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago® is pleased to announce the appointment of Purnendu Gupta, MD, to chief of staff. A longtime Chicagoan, Dr. Gupta attended Northwestern University Medical School, receiving his Doctor of Medicine in1990. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Gupta completed a fellowship in complex scoliosis and spinal disorders at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis. Caring for patients with scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis and complex spinal reconstruction is Dr. Gupta’s specialty.
Dr. Gupta has been practicing at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago since 2007. “My work at Shriners Hospital has become the most satisfying aspect of my career,” he says. “As chief of staff, I would love to see the Chicago Shriners Hospital grow and become a preeminent pediatric hospital in Chicago for orthopaedic surgery, plastic surgery and spinal rehabilitation.”
Dr. Gupta leads an expert staff of orthopaedic surgeons, craniofacial surgeons and rehabilitation experts offering advanced, multidisciplinary care to children from all over the Midwest. The Chicago Shriners Hospital welcomes Dr. Gupta and knows that his invaluable experience will contribute greatly to the mission of caring for kids in a family-centered environment, regardless of the family’s ability to pay.
A One-of-a-Kind Pediatric Healthcare System
Located near historic Oak Park, Illinois, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago is part of a network of 22 locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The mission is to provide innovative pediatric specialty care, cutting-edge research and outstanding medical education.
The Chicago Shriners Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric specialty hospital providing the highest quality orthopaedic surgery, plastic surgery, rehabilitation services and spinal cord injury care.
Do you know a child who needs expert specialty care? For a consultation or to refer a child to the Chicago Shriners Hospital, please call 773-385-KIDS (5437). Learn more at www.shrinerschicago.org.
2211 N Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60707
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