Dr. Kuesis is CORE Orthopedics’ knee and hip surgeon. A specialist in hip and knee joint replacement, hip and knee disorders, minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, hip and knee arthroscopy, anterior hip replacement, same-day outpatient hip surgery, and sports medicine, Dr. Kuesis performs more than five hundred hip and knee procedures every year.
Dr. Kuesis has garnered particular expertise in the field of arthroscopic surgeries, which are designed to allow the most conservative risks and a quicker recovery. He also works as a team physician for the American Soccer Association as well as Benedictine University, his alma mater. He is responsible for numerous studies and publications on sports medicine and is currently co-authoring a full-length text on orthopedic classification systems.
He received his medical degree from Northwestern University and completed his surgical internship and orthopedic residency at Duke University Medical Center. During his tenure at Duke, he was a physician for the Duke University and North Carolina Central University sports teams and the US Airborne and Special Forces divisions at Fort Bragg.
Dr. Kuesis continued his medical training with a fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston and has published numerous papers on joint replacement, alternate-bearing surfaces for total hip replacements, and sports-related injuries. Dr. Kuesis is a member of the honorary medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha, and he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Illinois Benedictine College.
Dr. Kuesis is an instructor at Smith & Nephew where he teaches other surgeons how to implement innovative approaches. He is a leader in the anterior method field and is the surgeon who brought this approach to the Alexian Brothers Medical Center and the St. Alexius Medical Center.
Dr. Kuesis hosts visiting surgeons at Geneva Surgical Suites to show them the latest techniques and technologies for Smith & Nephew orthopedics. Dr. Kuesis teaches the direct anterior approach for total hip replacements and patient specific instrumentation for his total knee replacements and is on the cutting edge of same day joint replacement surgery while operating out of Geneva Surgical Suites.
“I had the privilege of visiting Geneva Surgical Suites Surgery center with Dr. Kuesis to observe his workflow and learn about his approach, process, techniques and methods utilized to create a highly efficient outpatient total joint replacement program. As a busy fellowship trained total joint surgeon myself, it is always a pleasure to observe a surgeon with his expertise, efficiency and skill who is performing at the top of his game. I am always amazed when I can learn so much from another surgeon. Dr. Kuesis, thank you for the wonderful experience.”
– Mark G. Murphy, MD
Read about Dr. Kuesis and a new hip replacement operation called Direct Anterior Approach.
“I had an anterior approach hip replacement in October. I am very, very pleased with the results. Ambulation and range of motion were almost normal post op. My recovery was quick. Dr Kuesis did an excellent job.”
“I feel beyond blessed to have found Dr. Keusis and thank him from the bottom of my heart for giving me a pain free life back. You can’t find a better doctor when it comes to a new hip!”
800 Biesterfield Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
1555 Barrington Rd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169