Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic conditions and injuries can significantly interfere with daily activities and quality of life. Whether you are experiencing chronic joint pain or a recent injury while playing sports, the orthopedic surgeons and specialists at Insight Hospital & Medical Center Chicago offer world class care and the personalized service you deserve.

Our orthopedic surgeons are fellowship trained and are experienced in a comprehensive range of orthopedic specialties, including minimally invasive procedures, sports medicine, foot and ankle surgery, spinal surgery, and joint replacement. Our facility also features a wide range of advanced technology, allowing us to diagnose and treat your condition in one location.

Patient care second to none is at the center of everything we do at Insight and each patient we see can expect personalized service. Our team will take time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and will work with you to determine the best course of treatment for your unique needs.

At Insight Hospital and Medical Center, we offer a comprehensive range of orthopedic surgery services that are designed to meet the needs of our patients. Our services include:

  • Joint replacement surgery – including hip, knee, and shoulder replacement
  • Spine surgery – including disc replacement, fusion, and minimally invasive procedures
  • Sports medicine – including arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, and tendon repair
  • Hand surgery – including carpal tunnel release, trigger finger release, and hand fracture repair
  • Foot and ankle surgery – including bunion correction, ankle fracture repair, and Achilles tendon repair

Our team of orthopedic surgeons and support staff work together to provide coordinated and integrated care that is focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for our patients. We use the latest technology and techniques to deliver the most effective and least invasive treatments available.

At Insight, we take a holistic approach to orthopedic care that is focused on treating the whole person, not just the injury or condition. We recognize that every patient is unique and that orthopedic conditions and injuries can have a significant impact on their physical, emotional, and social well-being.

Our team of experts works together to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to each patient’s individual needs and circumstances. We provide comprehensive support services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and pain management, to help our patients achieve their goals and regain their independence.

We also believe in the importance of education and empowerment. We provide our patients with the information and resources they need to understand their condition, treatment options, and recovery process. We encourage our patients to be active participants in their care and to take an active role in their orthopedic journey.

At Insight Hospital and Medical Center, we are committed to providing exceptional orthopedic care that is compassionate, comprehensive, and patient-centered. We are dedicated to helping our patients achieve the best possible outcomes and supporting them and their families every step of the way.

Thank you for considering Insight Hospital and Medical Center for your orthopedic care needs. We are honored to be a part of your journey and look forward to providing you with the highest level of care and support.

We understand that orthopedic conditions and injuries can be debilitating, and we are committed to helping our patients regain their mobility, independence, and quality of life. We take a patient-centered approach to care, focusing on the unique needs and preferences of each individual patient.

We strive to create a warm and welcoming environment that promotes healing, comfort, and hope. Our team takes the time to listen to each patient’s concerns, answer their questions, and provide them with the information and support they need to make informed decisions about their care.

We believe that our patients are partners in their care, and we work collaboratively with them to develop a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to their individual needs and preferences. We are committed to providing the highest level of care, compassion, and support to our patients and their families throughout their orthopedic journey.

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a competitive athlete or are simply feeling the aches and pains of age, Insight has the cure for all of your bone and joint ills. Insight’s unparalleled commitment to minimally invasive procedures, combined with broad specialty and sub-specialty expertise, establishes Insight as a leader in orthopedic care.

Leading Edge Procedures

At Insight, highly skilled orthopedic surgeons are continually expanding the boundaries of orthopedic medicine. Our physicians use sophisticated, minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to treat a variety of sports injuries, as well as knee, elbow, shoulder, hip and wrist pain. Some of the pioneering procedures available at Insight include:

Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)

ACI is a groundbreaking treatment for damaged knee cartilage that involves growing new cartilage in a laboratory.

Arthroscopic Joint, Muscle and Tendon Repair

Advances in arthroscopy and smaller, more refined instruments allow for new, minimally invasive treatment options for a number of common problems, including chronic pain, cartilage tears, torn ligaments, rotator cuff pain and certain fractures.

What We Care For

Insight Orthopedic specialists care for a wide range of bone, joint, and musculoskeletal injury and conditions including:

  • Back & Neck
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Hip & Knee
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Sports Related Injures
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Repetitive Use Injury
  • Fractures & Concussions

Our Experts

Insight’s Comprehensive Orthopedic Center includes a multidisciplinary team of experts with special training in the care and education of patients with orthopedic concerns and includes physicians, nurses, and physical therapists that design a customized program of care and support for your needs. You can rest assured knowing Insight physicians are leaders in orthopedics and their respective subspecialty, delivering an exceptional level of expertise and experience. Insight’s orthopedic surgeons are highly trained and skilled in both general and specialty orthopedic care. All physicians are fellowship trained and board certified. Many have earned professional awards and honors, and frequently publish and speak in their areas of specialty.

Personalized Therapy & Rehabilitation

At Insight, our comprehensive orthopedics care is about designing a personalized program for your needs.

Our goal is to help you regain your independence to live well again. Whether you are in need of therapy to aid in healing an injury, or you require therapy following surgery, Insights Rehabilitation Services improve your level of function and independence. Staffed completely by highly trained and credentialed physical and occupational therapists, Insight’s therapy and rehabilitation program deliver the care you need and deserve.


Dr. G Bradley Bookatz

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
Fellowship: Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta

● Minimally Invasive Surgery and Sports Medicine
● General Orthopedics
● Fracture Care
● Arthritis Treatment, Including Injections and Joint Replacement
● Operative and Nonoperative Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries
● Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. G Bradley Bookatz is an orthopedic surgeon at Insight Chicago’s Department of Orthopedics. Prior to joining Insight, Dr. Bookatz was director of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine at Community Care Network, Inc. and Community Hospital in Munster, IN. He was also a medical consultant in Chicago. Dr. Bookatz completed his training in orthopedic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in sports medicine at Emory University. He has treated all levels of patients, including college and professional athletes while serving as team physician for Georgia Tech and the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons.

Dr. Bookatz treats all non-back and spine related orthopedic conditions and specializes in minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures. He was one of the first surgeons in the Midwest to utilize the quadriceps tendon graft for ACL repair. During his time practicing in Munster, he also took care of patients with non-sports related orthopedic injuries, including fracture care, knee replacement, carpal tunnel surgery, and more. He prides himself on being able to offer patients the latest and best treatment options for conditions or injuries that may or may not require surgery.

Originally from Cleveland, Dr. Bookatz has called the Midwest home for the majority of his life. He enjoys being active during his free time, including playing beach volleyball, pickleball, biking, and hiking.


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