Assistant Professor Department of Orthopedics, Assistant Director Cartilage Restoration Center, Rush University Medical Center. Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox.
Dr. Adam B. Yanke is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush with an interest in advanced shoulder arthroscopy and shoulder replacement. Dr. Yanke earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University, Oxford, OH, and medical degree from Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL. Dr. Yanke continued on at Rush for his Orthopedic Surgery residency.
Dr. Yanke is familiar with the stress that is associated with athletic injuries, and that a given ailment is not treated in isolation. Currently, Dr. Yanke continues his involvement with sports though participating in team coverage ranging from high school to professional teams. Teams covered include the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, DePaul Blue Demons, Chicago Riot and Chicago Force. No matter what the diagnosis, proper treatment hinges on taking into account the anatomic problem, not in isolation, but within the framework of the patient's life. Through working with and educating patients, Dr. Yanke believes a healthy surgeon-patient relationship is mandatory in order to arrive at the proper course of treatment.
Read the press release from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Sports Medicine Physicians Speak Out About Regulating High School Pitch Count (pdf)