Dr. Christopher O’Grady, a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. Dr. O’Grady treats conditions of the musculoskeletal system, which result from injury and excessive use, as well as arthritis. Christopher O’Grady, MD., earned his undergraduate degree in physics at Georgetown University.
He then continued his education at Georgetown, earning his medical degree, in 1997. Dr. O’Grady completed his orthopaedic training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine on Long Island. His internship and residency were completed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. After completing his residency, Dr. O’Grady was assigned to active duty at the Naval Hospital Pensacola where he proudly served as an orthopaedic surgeon for more than four years. He also served as an orthopaedic consultant for the Blue Angels while he was on active duty. Dr. O’Grady was awarded the honorable American Orthopaedic Association’s Zimmer Award for Orthopaedic Research.
Dr. O’Grady has also consulted with NASA, where he helped develop a plan to prevent shoulder injuries in astronauts. He is also an Associate-Master Instructor at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago, where he has taught courses on shoulder instability, and on the preservation of cartilage in knee injuries. Additionally, Dr. O’Grady serves as an instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, where he focuses on the latest advances in surgical techniques. Dr. O’Grady specializes in arthroscopic shoulder surgery, shoulder reconstruction, and shoulder replacement surgery. He also has a special interest in treating athletes of all ages and provides the same expert treatment for non-athletes. Dr. O’Grady is very involved with his three children and enjoys coaching them in several different sports. Combined, these experiences have provided Dr. O’Grady with years of experience with sports-related injuries in players ranging from children to weekend warriors to the pros.
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