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Dr. Prodromos

Dr. Prodromos

Chadwick C Prodromos, MD

Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Fellowship

Training and Education

Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Fellowship

Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

University of Chicago

  • Surgical Internship

Johns Hopkins Medical School

  • M.D. Degree

Princeton University

  • Bachelor of Arts

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush Medical College
  • Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member of the International Cartilage Repair Society
  • Member of Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member of International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Member of European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, and Arthroscopy
  • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Harper College
  • Former Medical Director of Arena Football League

Special Interests

  • Knee and shoulder disorders
  • Athletic injuries
  • Mini-incision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Shoulder arthroscopy, including all-arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Articular cartilage transplantation
  • Cartilage regeneration
  • Meniscal allograft transplantation
  • Joint preservation rather than replacement

Research

Dr. Prodromos is the author of numerous original orthopaedic research papers.
ISMOC maintains an active full-time research staff to help expand the knowledge
base in orthopaedics and sports medicine.

Orthopaedic Textbooks

Editor in Chief: The ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT: reconstruction and basic science
Publisher: Elsevier
Associate Editors: Freddie Fu, Steve Howell, Don Shelbourne, Lonnie Paulos, Charlie Brown, Tassos Georgulies, Alberto Gobbi, Don Johnson

Contributor: PRACTICAL ORTHOPAEDIC SPORTS MEDICINE AND ARTHROSCOPY
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Editor: Donald Johnson
Chapters
1) Posterior Hamstring Harvest Technique
2) The Team Physician

Contributor: THE SHOULDER
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Editors: Carter Rowe
Chapter: Shoulder Injuries in Sports

Television Presentation

WGN Superstation Network: Wednesday April 26th, 2006. ACL Repair

Publications

For a full list of Dr Prodromos’ published papers, go here.

Recent National and International Conference Presentations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

CHICAGO, IL
Coordinator of Instruction Learning Course: “High Tibial Osteotomy and Distal Femoral Osteotomy: Indications, Techniques and Post-Op Management for the Treatment of Arthrosis and Cartilage Deficiency”, Presentation: “Indications, Technique & Post-Operative Management of Opening Wedge Implant-Free HTO & DFO ” Chadwick Prodromos MD

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Conference

HOLLYWOOD, FL,
Coordinator of Instructional Learning Course: “Optimizing Hamstring ACL Reconstruction”, Presentation: “Posterior Hamstring Harvest, ‘No Fault’ Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction with EndoButton, Whipstitch Post Tibial Fixation and Transtibial Femoral Tunnel” Chadwick Prodromos MD.

3rd Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Association of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery & Sports Injuries

HERSONISSOS, CRETE
Podium Presentation: ” Controversies in Soft-Tissue Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Grafts, Bundles, Tunnels, Fixation, and Harvest.” Chadwick Prodromos MD.

European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, and Arthroscopy Biennial Congress

PORTO, PORTUGAL
Podium Presentation: “A Meta-Analysis of the Incidence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears As a Function of Gender, Sport and Knee Injury Reduction Regimen.” Chadwick Prodromos MD, Yung Han MD, Julie Rogowski BS, Brian Joyce BA, Kelvin Shi MS.
Poster: “Elongation of Simulated Whipstitch Post Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Tibial Fixation After Cyclic Loading.” Chadwick Prodromos MD, Aaron Hecker MD, Brian Joyce BA.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Podium Presentation: “The Inside-Out, Minimally Invasive High Tibial Osteotomy Technique.” Chadwick C Prodromos MD, Brian T Joyce BA.

Hellenic Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society Conference

GREECE
Podium Presentation: ” Clinical and Biomechanical Analysis of Whipstitch-Post Tibial Fixation for Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.” Chadwick C Prodromos MD, Aaron Hecker PhD, Brian Joyce BA.

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Biennial Congress

FLORENCE, ITALY
Poster: A Meta-Analysis of Stability Rates of Autografts Compared to Allografts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Chadwick Prodromos MD, Brian Joyce BA.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Poster: “Experimental and Clinical Stability of Whipstitch-Post Fixation Method in Soft Tissue ACLR.” Chadwick Prodromos MD, Aaron Hecker MD, Brian Joyce BA.
Poster: “A Meta-Analysis of Stability Rates of Autografts Compared to Allografts for ACLR.” Chadwick Prodromos MD, Brian Joyce BA.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

HERSHEY, PENNSYLVANIA
Poster: “MRI Measurement of the Contralateral Normal Meniscus is a Better Method of Determining Meniscal Allograft Size than Measurement of the Recipient Tibial Plateau”
Chadwick Prodromos MD, Brian Joyce BA, Brett Keller BS, BA, Brian T. Murphy MD

European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Biennial Congress

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA
Podium: “MRI Measurement of the Contralateral Normal Meniscus is a Better Method of Determining Meniscal Allograft Size than Measurement of the Recipient Tibial Plateau”
Chadwick Prodromos MD

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA
Instructional Course Lecture: “Controversies in Soft Tissues ACL Reconstruction: Allograft vs. Autograft, Double Tunnel vs. Single Tunnel, Cortical vs. Aperture Fixation”
Podium Presentation: “Five-Strand Hamstring ACL Reconstruction: A New Technique With Better Long-Term Stability Than Four-Strand.” Chadwick C Prodromos MD, Brian T Joyce BA.
Poster: “Contralateral Meniscus MRI Better Predicts Needed Meniscal Allograft Size Than Recipient Tibial Xray.” Chadwick C Prodromos MD, Brian Joyce BA, Brett Keller BS.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
SYMPOSIUM MODERATOR: “Controversies in Soft Tissues ACL Reconstruction: Allograft vs. Autograft, Double Tunnel vs. Single Tunnel, Cortical vs. Aperture Fixation”
Panelists: Stephen Howell, Freddie Fu, Lonnie Paulos, and Donald Johnson
Podium: Meniscal Study Group
“MRI Measurement of the Contralateral Normal Meniscus is a Better Method of Determining Meniscal Allograft Size than Measurement of the Recipient Tibial Plateau”
Chadwick Prodromos
Poster: “MRI Measurement of the Contralateral Normal Meniscus is a Better Method of Determining Meniscal Allograft Size than Measurement of the Recipient Tibial Plateau”
Chadwick Prodromos MD, Brian Joyce BA, Brett Keller BS, BA, Brian T. Murphy MD