At NorthShore, the same doctors who take care of the home team take care of you. So if a sports injury is slowing you down, make us part of your game plan. Our team works with you to identify the source of your pain and explore every option, including the latest breakthroughs in surgical and nonsurgical treatments. Just as important, we create a customized treatment plan, including physical therapy, to get you back on top of your game.

At NorthShore, we’re not just here for you now. We’re helping you be ready for what’s next.


Meet the team of sports medicine specialists who help keep the Chicago Bears ready for what's next.

Adam W. Bennett, MD
Clinical Service: Sports Medicine
Expertise: Overuse Injuries, Acute Sprains, Sports Injuries

Patrick M. Birmingham, MD
Clinical Service: Sports Medicine
Expertise: ACL Tears, Rotator Cuff Tears, Meniscus Tears, Hip Labral Tears

Mark K. Bowen, MD
Clinical Service: Sports Medicine
Expertise: ACL Tears, Rotator Cuff Tears, Meniscus Tears

Howard M. Katz, MD, FCCP
Clinical Service: Pulmonary/Critical Care
Expertise: Pulmonary/Critical Care, Internal Medicine

Srdjan Mirkovic, MD
Clinical Service: Spine Surgery
Expertise: Spine Surgery, Disc Herniations, Spinal Stenosis

Gordon W. Nuber, MD
Clinical Service: Sports Medicine
Expertise: Shoulder Arthroscopy, Knee Arthroscopy, Elbow Arthroscopy

Elizabeth M. Pieroth, PsyD
Clinical Service: Psychology
Expertise: Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury