James Leonard, M.D.

Specialties:

Sports Medicine

Orthopedic specialist James P Leonard pursued a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship at Vanderbilt University. He completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center and graduated Medical School from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL.

He specializes in Shoulder Reconstruction, Arthroscopy, and Sports Medicine. He was the team physician for Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League, Vanderbilt University, the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames, St. Ignatius College Prep High School, St. Rita High School, Chicago Sky WNBA, Morgan Park Academy High School, and Nashville Sounds – Triple-A baseball.

Dr. Leonard’s interests, in addition to his clinical practice, is athletic coverage as the team physician for Carl Sandburg High School, Marist High School, Windy City Magic Basketball, and American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association. Dr. Leonard traveled to Finland in March of 2013 to cover the USA AHIHA Olympic Games.

Dr. Leonard is a Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He reviews for Arthroscopy & American Journal of Sports Medicine.

He offers Saturday and evening hours, as well as Athlete Acute Injury Hours during each clinic.

Locations

Profile

Gender:

Male

Languages:

Polish and Spanish

Experience

Year began practicing: 2007

Year joined staff: 2014

Education

2006
Feinberg School of Medicine

Internships

2007
University of Illinois - Chicago, Illinois

Residency

2011
University of Illinois - Chicago, Illinois

Fellowship

2012
Vanderbilt Univ Medical Center, TN

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Accepted Insurance

  • HFN, INC.-PPO
  • HUMANA HEALTH PLANS-HMO, POS
  • UNICARE (HEALTHLINK)-PPO
  • AETNA-HMO
  • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD-HMO, PPO
  • (GENERAL)-PPO
  • CIGNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • MEDICARE-MEDICARE

Other Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association’s Emerging Leaders Program, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Illinois Association for Orthopaedic Surgeons and Mid-America Orthopaedic Association.

Accepting Referrals

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Areas Of Interest

Knee Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Tumors, Surgery, Orthopaedic

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.