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Aspire to Inspire

The mission of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery is to provide high quality, cutting edge, and compassionate clinical care across the spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, conduct research and provide high level resident education. We inspire and train the experts of tomorrow, through residency and fellowship programs that draw the highest quality of students and physicians. click here for pdf




Professor and Chair Khaled Saleh, M.D., leads the passionate and skilled surgeons and staff of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery who are incorporating a variety of standard and innovative meth ods to help their patients get back to their preferred way of life. Dr. Saleh joined SIU School of Medicine in 2009, bringing with him not just innovative methods and ideas, but a plan to provide a comprehensive approach to orthopaedic care where excellence is standard. “The current standard is not good enough – our patients deserve better. The academic environment at SIU is a perfect environment to support this way of thinking.” Do What You Love



August 29th - Visting Professor

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery - University of Pennsylvania

October 24 - Mimi Covert Guest Lecture 2014

Dr. Peter Pizzutillo
Chief, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery (St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia PA)
Director of the Orthopaedic Center for Children
Professor of Othopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics (Drexel University College of Medicine)