about me

 

Vishal M. Mehta, MD is a world-renowned, board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine with an emphasis on arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, knee and hip, cartilage restoration and shoulder replacement. He is the current 

President at Fox Valley Orthopedics.


A popular speaker, researcher, and leader in orthopedic innovations, Dr. Mehta has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Sun Times, the Chicago Tribune, Fox News, ESPN, and numerous other publications.


An inexhaustible international presenter, Dr. Mehta has lectured throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Turkey, Italy, Switzerland, China, and South Africa on orthopaedic topics such as ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair, rotator cuff repair and cartilage restoration.

He is also the founder of the Fox Valley Orthopedic Research Foundation, a biomechanical research laboratory created to study and develop orthopedic fixation devices and implants. In addition, he is the founder of the Foundation for International Orthopedic Development – a not-for-profit organization created to establish and further orthopedic care in Zambia, Southern Africa.


In 2019 Dr. Vishal Mehta won the Castle Connolly Top Doctors award

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Education

 

Certifications

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Subspecialty Certified in Sports Medicine


Certified in Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating- AADEP, AMA Guides Sixth Edition


Fellowship Training

San Diego Shoulder and Knee Research Fellowship
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, University of California, San Diego


Residency
Orthopedic Surgery, University of Chicago, Illinois


Medical School
Doctor of Medicine with Honors, University of Illinois at Chicago


Pre-Med
Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

Committees/Activities

  

  • Immediate Past President of Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • Medical Director of Outpatient Orthopaedic Surgery – Presence St. Joseph Hospital
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • International Cartilage Repair Society
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Reviewer for Arthroscopy
  • Reviewer for Journal of Orthopedic Research
  • Reviewer for American Journal of Orthopedics
  • Member of Delnor Hospital Ethics Committee
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board of Allosource 

Board Positions

 

  • President of Fox Valley Orthopedic Institute
  • Medical Director of Outpatient Orthopaedic Surgery – Presence St. Joseph Hospital
  • Immediate Past President of Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Council of Delegates
  • American Orthopaedic Association Technology Committee
  • Chairman - American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Technology Committee
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America Technology Committee
  • Member of Illinois Medical Society Council on Economics
  • Board Member – Northwestern Medicine Clinical Quality Improvement Committee
  • Board Member - Foundation for International Orthopedic Development
  • Board Member - Affiance International