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Joseph A. Janicki, MD

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Research Interests

  • Bone Health
  • Fractures

Biography

  • Attending Physician, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Dr. Janicki is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he also finished his residency. He completed two fellowships in the areas of pediatric orthopaedics and adolescent hip preservation at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and Children’s Hospital Boston, respectively. He also completed a Master’s of Science Degree in Clinical Investigation and has been designated a Surgeon-Scientist in the Department of Surgery at the hospital. Dr. Janicki is Clinical Practice Director for the Division of Orthopaedics and is Co-Director of Lurie’s Bone Health Clinic.  His clinical focuses include pediatric hip disorder (hip dysplasia, Perthes Disease, slipped capital femoral epiphysis), adolescent hip preservation, extremity deformity and trauma management. He leads much of the research efforts in the division and has created infrastructure and collaborations necessary to complete studies including the recruitment of four full-time research personnel. The areas of academic concentration include organizing a prospective multicenter randomized clinical trial evaluating open fracture treatment in children, creating a multicenter group focused on additional clinical trials in pediatric orthopaedics, assessing outcomes in the treatment of pediatric hip dysplasia, and evaluating pediatric bone health.

Education and Background

  • Fellowship in Adolescent Hip Preservation, Boston Children's Hospital 2007
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics, Hospital for Sick Children 2005-2007
  • Residency in Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland 2001-2005
  • Internship in surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland 2000-2001
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 2000

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