Richard J. Hayek, M.D.

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1994
Re-Certified, 2003, 2012

Practicing with us since 1992,

Dr. Hayek specialties include hip, knee, foot and ankle areas. Interests include total and partial joint replacements, sports injuries, and trauma/fracture surgery. His practice philosophy emphasizes optimization of non-operative care before surgery, and utilizes innovative and proven techniques. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University of Chicago and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine, with highest academic honors.

Dr. Hayek is also one of the few surgeons in Chicago performing
Anterior Total Hip Replacements


General Surgery/ Trauma Service/ Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 1987-1992


General Surgery Internship:
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 1987


Medical Degree:
Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 1986, Magna Cum Laude


Undergraduate Degree:
Bachelor of Science Degree – Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Loyola University of Chicago


Professional Affiliations:
• American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS)
• American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
• Illinois Orthopaedic Society
• Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
• American Board Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) Examiner


• Presence-Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1992-Present
• Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL, Medical Staff, 2011-Present


Practice Interests:
• Adult Reconstruction, Hip, Knee, Shoulder Replacements
• Foot and Ankle Surgery