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Dr. Chiu is a board-certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon, specializing in advanced nonsurgical treatment as well as minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow, using cutting edge techniques in tendon repair, complex ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration and joint preservation. He has served as faculty teaching other orthopedic surgeons at national courses, presented at numerous academic meetings, conducted research, authored articles, published in peer reviewed journals, and written book chapters on various topics and advanced surgical techniques.

As a sports team physician and in working with elite international and professional athletes, Dr. Chiu has the experience to treat adult and pediatric athletes at all levels and draws on a full armamentarium- from injury prevention and rehabilitation, performance enhancement and orthoBiologic therapy, to arthroscopic and open surgery when needed. To complement his medical expertise, he has the personal background to understand the competitive drive, having played on and later coached, an Illinois state championship high school varsity soccer team.

Dr. Chiu graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago, obtained his medical degree with honors from Chicago Medical School, finished orthopedic residency at Henry Ford Hospital System, and completed the orthopedic sports fellowship at University of Chicago and worked on the team of physicians to the Chicago Bears.

Education

Fellowship

  • Orthopedic Sports Fellow
    University of Chicago, Chicago IL
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    2016-2017

Residency

  • Henry Ford Hospital System
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Detroit, MI
    2011 – 2016

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine, MD
    Chicago Medical School, RFUMS
    August 2007 – June 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, BS
    Loyola University, Chicago
    August 2001 – May 2005
    Major: Biology; Magna Cum Laude

Sports Medicine and Team Coverage Experience

  • Schaumburg Boomers Baseball Team: 2020
  • Rolling Meadows High School Football: 2017
  • Chicago Bears Football Team: 2016-2017
  • University of Chicago, Athletic Teams: 2016-2017
  • Concordia University Football Team: 2016-2017
  • Detroit Lions Football Team: 2015-2016
  • Wayne State University Football Team: 2015-2016
  • West Bloomfield High School Football Team: 2014-2016
  • Detroit Country Day High School Hockey Team: 2013-2016

Professional Organizations

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America: 2014
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: 2011
  • Michigan Orthopaedic Society: 2014 - 2017

Awards

  • “Doctor of Excellence” Physicians Review 2014
  • Magna Cum Laude, Loyola University Chicago, 2005
  • The National Dean’s List, 2005
  • Undergraduate Research Award, Loyola University Chicago, 2004
  • Golden Key International Honor Society, 2003
  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars Honor Society, 2002
  • Presidential Scholarship, Loyola University Chicago, 2002-2005
  • Dept of Biology Newsletter No.1 March/April, Loyola University Chicago, 2005
  • Dean’s List, Loyola University Chicago 2001-2004
  • Who’s Who Among American High School Students, 2001
  • National Champions, HS Varsity Soccer, AACS Class A 2002-04 (Coach)
  • State Champions, Illinois, HS Varsity Soccer, IACS Class A 2003-04, 2006 (Coach)
  • State Champions, Illinois, HS Varsity Soccer, IACS Class A 2000 (Captain)
  • First Team All-American, Illinois HS Varsity Soccer, IACS Class A 2000

Research

  • Chiu MD, Yu S, Worden A, Steffes M, Guthrie ST. Surgical Site Infection in Unstable Ankle Fractures following Open Reduction Internal Fixation. Henry Ford Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Detroit, MI
  • Chiu MD, Forman ES. ACL Rupture in Families: Hereditary and Environmental Factors. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, IBJI Midwest Orthopaedics, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • McCormick SF, Chiu MD, Gaebler-Spira D. Functional outcomes of childhood dorsal rhizotomy in adults and adolescents with cerebral palsy. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg Medical School, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Chiu MD, Palmer DJ, Tanna A. Assessment of Visual function using Short Wavelength Automated Perimetry (SWAP) in Relationship to Topographic Assessment of Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Measured by Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. Northwestern University
  • Chiu MD, Rochlin MW. Labeling Living Axons During Pathfinding In Situ. Loyola University Chicago, Department of Biology, Chicago, IL

Publications & Book Chapters

  • Chiu MD, Koh JL. Principles of Elbow Arthroscopy, In: Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Sports Medicine Surgery, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2019
  • Idowu O, Chiu M, Miller J, Koh J, Shi L. Remplissage- when and how to fill in the defect. Ann Joint 2017;2:61. doi: 10.21037/aoj.2017.10.04
  • Chiu, Michael Daniel MD, Vasileff, William Kelton, MD, Moutzouros, Vasilios MD, Van Holsbeeck, Marnix MD, Parsons, Theodore William MD, Mott, Michael Patrick MD. Bilateral and Simultaneous Septic Arthritis of the Acromioclavicular Joint in an Immunocompromised Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Current Orthopaedic Practice. September/October 2016; 27(5): 570-574.
  • Chiu MD, Forman ES. Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Rupture: A Rare Finding in a Healthy Man After Minimal Trauma. Orthopedics March 1, 2010; doi: 10.3928/01477447-20100129-32
  • Chiu MD, Forman ES. Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Rupture: A Rare Finding in a Healthy Man After Minimal Trauma. Orthopedics 2010; 33(3): 203 [abstract]

Posters & Presentations

  • Chiu MD, Yu S, Worden A, Steffes M, Guthrie ST. A Novel Method to quantify Ankle Soft Tissue Envelope and its association with Surgical Site Infections after Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Unstable Ankle Fractures. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Podium Presentation (2016) Bonita Springs, FL
  • Chiu MD, Yu S, Worden A, Steffes M, Guthrie ST. A Novel Method to quantify Ankle Soft Tissue Envelope and its association with Surgical Site Infections after Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Unstable Ankle Fractures. Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Poster (2015) San Diego, CA
  • Chiu MD, Yu S, Worden A, Steffes M, Guthrie ST. A Novel Method to quantify Ankle Soft Tissue Envelope and its association with Surgical Site Infections after Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Unstable Ankle Fractures. Henry Ford Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Harold M. Frost Memorial Lecture Day, Podium Presentation (June 2015) Detroit, MI
  • Chiu MD, Rochlin MW. Labeling Living Axons During Pathfinding In Situ. Loyola University Chicago, Department of Biology, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Poster (2004) Chicago, IL

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Educational Course Faculty

  • IBJI Sports Medicine Symposium: 2019
  • AANA Arthroscopy Course, Chicago, IL: 2018