Jason Koh, MD | Lalit Puri, MD | Leon Benson, MD

Director, NorthShore Orthopaedic Institute
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Dr. Jason Koh is a nationally recognized expert in knee, shoulder and elbow reconstruction, hip arthroscopy and serves as team physician for the major league soccer team, the Chicago Fire. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Koh completed his specialized training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Hospital for Special Surgery and the Cleveland Clinic.

His research interests include shoulder surgery, cartilage transplantation, hip arthroscopy, patella femoral disorders and anterior cruciate ligament injuries.



Vice-Chairman, NorthShore Orthopaedic Institute
Chief, Adult Reconstruction, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Dr. Lalit Puri is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult hip diseases, arthritis of the hip and knee, avascular necrosis, and hip and knee osteoarthritis. His areas of special interest include total and partial hip and knee replacements, computer-assisted surgery and minimally invasive techniques.

Dr. Puri completed his medical degree and residency at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and a fellowship in adult reconstruction at New England Baptist Hospital.

Dr. Puri has published nearly 50 peer-reviewed articles, papers and book chapters, and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He also is a board member of Operation Walk, a volunteer medical services organization that provides free surgical treatment for patients in developing countries who have no access to life-improving care for arthritis or other debilitating bone and joint conditions.


Vice-Chairman, NorthShore Orthopaedic Institute
Division Head, Hand & Upper Extremity, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Dr. Leon Benson is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in treatment of hand and upper extremity surgeries in both adult and pediatric patients, in addition to joint replacements, nerve damage, muscle and tendon repair and injury treatment.

Dr. Benson completed his medical degree and residency at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, and completed his fellowship training at Harvard Medical School.

In addition to holding a position as a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Benson remains a member of several professional associations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is an editor and reviewer for several orthopaedic journals, and has been published in numerous books, peer-review journals, anthologies and presentations. Dr. Benson is also currently working on an IRB qualified study involving therapy dogs in the workplace; he currently trains and works with his two Portuguese water dogs for the purpose of pet therapy.