Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush Welcomes Newest Joint Replacement Specialist

CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The joint replacement section at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) is pleased to announce the addition of Rush Medical College graduate Omar Behery, MD. He returns to MOR following his orthopedic surgery residency training at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (Hospital for Joint Diseases) in New York and his adult hip and knee joint reconstruction fellowship training at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte.

Dr. Behery will see patients in the MOR Naperville beginning Sept. 1, 2021 and in Joliet in November. Appointments can be scheduled now.

As a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Behery specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement as well as complex and revision hip and knee reconstruction. He provides his patients with the best available options to help them achieve their goals. He guides patients to the most appropriate treatment option to overcome their pain and loss of function, which may include physical therapy, joint injections, or surgery.

In addition to treating patients, Dr. Behery will continue to expand his academic research in patient outcomes following primary and revision hip and knee replacement. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications, podium presentations, and is an active member of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons.


  • Minimally invasive hip and knee surgery
  • Direct anterior hip replacement
  • Complex hip and knee joint reconstruction, revision joint replacement, infection surgery
  • Repair and reconstruction of periprosthetic hip and knee fractures
  • Robotic and computer navigation-assisted hip and knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement


  • Clinical Outcomes of Complex and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Gait Biomechanics Following Joint Replacement
  • Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Omar Behery to discuss your knee or hip pain, visit or call 877.MD.BONES.


MOR doctors are team physicians for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Joffrey Ballet, among others. U.S. News & World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, as No. 6 in the nation and it is the highest ranked program in Illinois and Indiana. MOR has offices in Chicago; Bensenville (PT), Geneva (PT); Lincoln Park (PT); Lockport (PT), Naperville; Oak Brook; Oak Park; Orland Park (PT), Park Ridge (PT) Westchester; Munster, IN; and coming soon to Joliet.

SOURCE Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as President and CEO of Surgio Health. Chris has close to 20 years of healthcare management experience, with an infinity to improve healthcare delivery through the development and implementation of innovative solutions that result in improved efficiencies, reduction of unnecessary financial & clinical variation, and help achieve better patient outcomes. Previously, Chris was assistant vice president and business unit leader for HPG/HCA. He has presented at numerous healthcare forums on topics that include disruptive innovation, physician engagement, shifting reimbursement models, cost per clinical episode and the future of supply chain delivery.

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