Dr. Nikhil K. Chokshi is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who treats all types of orthopedic conditions, with a special focus on joint replacement, trauma and orthopedic oncology. Dr. Chokshi grew up in Crystal Lake, where he graduated high school as valedictorian and was named to the Chicago Tribune all-state academic team. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis, where he also completed medical school. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, where he was named Outstanding Chief Resident and received multiple teaching awards.
Following his residency, Dr. Chokshi completed two fellowships at University of Sydney/Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; arthroplasty and orthopedic oncology as well as orthopedic trauma.
Dr. Chokshi specializes in the direct anterior approach to total hip replacement surgery. This is a minimally invasive technique that provides less discomfort, a faster recovery, and enhanced mobility for patients undergoing hip surgery. He also performs patient-specific performs knee replacements which allow the surgeon to customize the surgery to a patient’s unique knee anatomy, reducing the risk of misalignment.
Dr. Chokshi performs complex revision surgeries including direct anterior hip revision surgery, distal femur replacement, proximal tibial replacement, and total femoral replacement. He also performs oncologic resections, reconstructions, and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.