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 has performed more than five hundred hip and knee procedures within the past year.
He has garnered particular expertise in the field of arthroscopic surgeries, which are designed to allow the most conservative risks and a quicker recovery, and 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 for the “anterior approach” hip replacement method at Smith & Nephew where he teaches other surgeons how to implement this innovative approach. 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.