Dr. Alpert’s specialty is treating orthopedic sports injuries via minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques. Dr. Alpert grew up in Highland Park, Illinois and obtained an undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Illinois-Champaign. He earned his MD at the Chicago Medical School and completed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. During his sports medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, he served as a team physician for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, and the Boston Bruins.
While earning his undergraduate degree, Dr. Alpert was named to the University of Illinois’ Dean’s List five different semesters. While in medical school, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Orthopedic Honorary Society and given the Dean’s Award.
Joint pain affects more than your ability to move, it affects your ability to live day to day.
Joshua Alpert, MD specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, with a special focus on minimally invasive treatment of the shoulder and knee. He also treats the elbow, wrist, hand, knee, foot, hip and ankle. He also performs total and reverse shoulder replacements and does PRP injections.
Dr. Alpert is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM). He currently serves as a team physician for Judson University, Larkin High School and Dundee Crown High School.
In addition to treating patients with sports injuries, Dr. Alpert also commonly sees patients with work related injuries to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, ankle and foot. He performs Independent Medical Examinations and is certified to perform Impairment Ratings as per the 6th Edition AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.