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Wayne M. Goldstein, MD

Clinical Professor, Chair, Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Wayne M. Goldstein is a specialist in hip and knee reconstruction and revision surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1978. He completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center and completed a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Goldstein has been in practice since 1983 and is also the president and founder of the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Ltd. In the office setting, he sees 5,000 patients per year at two sites, Des Plaines and Morton Grove. He has performed research since 1973 and has numerous publications. His research and experience have led him to independently and collaboratively design hip and knee replacement implants which have had proven success.

Among his other accomplishments, Dr. Goldstein is an innovator in minimum incision total hip MITH® surgical procedures. The incision during his procedures is usually a minimum of four inches long as compared to the standard 12-16 inch incision. He has presented this technique in a Scientific Exhibit at the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeon’s annual meeting in New Orleans, 2003. This technique was also published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery in 2003. Dr. Goldstein has designed instruments which are commercially available in the U.S., Canada and Europe to perform this procedure. He has been educating physicians regarding this technique at various sites including the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois, and the MERRI in Memphis, Tennessee.

As a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Goldstein has presented many papers, posters and scientific exhibits annually since 1984. He is active in professional issues and his interests include:

  • Prevention of postoperative complications
  • Pain control
  • Cost control
  • Reimbursement
  • Compassionate patient care

Dr. Goldstein is married and has three children.