Sherwin Ho, MD

  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Ankle Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery, Cartilage and Ligament Repair, Elbow Surgery, Hip Problems, Knee Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
  • Research and Scholarly Interests: Arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle, Cartilage and ligament repair, Orthopaedic surgery, Shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle injuries, Sports medicine and athletic injuries
  • Websites: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Network Profile
  • Contact: sho@bsd.uchicago.edu

Sherwin S.W. Ho, MD, is an expert in sports medicine, specializing in minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. He has served as faculty at numerous advanced arthroscopic shoulder and knee courses for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Ho currently serves on the academy's Board of Councilors and is an official spokesman for the academy.



He has authored numerous medical articles and reference publications. Dr. Ho has served as a co-chief editor of sports medicine for the online publication, Emedicine, and is chairman of the annual University of Chicago Primary Care Orthopedics Course.



He has also moderated industry conferences on a range of orthopaedic topics including knee and shoulder injuries, advances in arthroscopic surgery, swimmer's shoulder and primary orthopaedic care.



Dr. Ho’s research involves the use of gene therapy to treat cartilage injuries in the knees. He was recently elected to the prestigious Herodicus Society--an elite society of the world’s leading sports medicine physicians. Additionally, he has been recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Castle and Connolly, Men’s Health, and Chicago magazine.



Additionally, Dr. Ho serves as a team physician for all varsity sports at Concordia University in River Forest, Ill., a team physician for the U.S. and China's women's national volleyball teams and is part of the medical team for the WNBA Chicago Sky.

University of Chicago Medicine
Fellowship

University of Hawaii
Residency

University of Cincinnati
Internship

University of Hawaii
MD

Gold Medal, 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, China Women’s National Team, Head Team Physi
2016

Gold Medal, Women’s World Cup of Volleyball, Nagano, Japan, China Women’s National Team, Head Team P
2015

Silver Medal, Women’s World Championship of Volleyball, Milan, Italy, China Women’s National Team, H
2014

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2014

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2014

AAOS Achievement Award
2013

Elected to Concordia University Chicago Athletic Hall of Fame
2012

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2012

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2012

AAOS Achievement Award
2012

AAOS Achievement Award
2011

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2010

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2010

Community Leadership Award (Education), Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
2009

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2008

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2008

Silver Medal, 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing, China, USA Women’s National Team, Team Physician.
2008

Elected Top Doctor in Sports Medicine for Women, Midwest Region, Women’s Health Magazine
2007

Elected Top Doctor in Sports Medicine for Men, Midwest Region, Men’s Health Magazine
2007

Elected into Herodicus Society, Florence Italy
2007

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2006

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2006

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2004

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2004

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2002

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2002

Doctor of Excellence, Physician’s Review, Board of Leaders in Healthcare Network
2000

Elected Top Doctor in field of Sports Medicine Chicago Metro Area – Chicago Magazine
2000

2nd Place Paper, 3rd Annual Combined Orthopaedic Symposium, Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
1998

Teacher of the Year, University of Chicago Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program
1996

Award Winning Paper, Smith and Nephew, Richards 8th Annual Orthopaedic Residents’ Conference, Memphi
1990

2nd Place Paper, 5th Annual Combined Orthopaedic Symposium, Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
1990

Selected Paper, Plenary Session 1987 American Burn Association Annual Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland a
1987

Graduated Top Third of Class, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
1985

Degree Graduated with Distinction, University of Hawaii at Manoa
1980

Presidential Scholar Finalist
1976

National Merit Scholar Finalist
1976