Mukund Komanduri, MD, FAAOS, an Orthopaedic Surgeon with MK Orthopaedics Surgery & Rehabilitation

Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Mukund Komanduri, who serves patients in Joliet, Illinois.

Dr. Komanduri is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, joint replacement, minimally invasive surgery, and cartilage transplantation. He has been serving Will County and the Joliet area since 1994 as the Founder of MK Orthopaedics Surgery & Rehabilitation. 

The physicians at MK Orthopaedics Surgery & Rehabilitation treat complex conditions every day – from degenerative to sports-related. Their goal is to help patients achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle at any age and every stage of life. Dr. Komanduri has defined his leadership role in orthopaedic medicine as a hospital board member that has advanced the quality of health in the communities surrounding MK Orthopaedics.

With a combination of advanced experience and commitment that has put him at the forefront of orthopaedic care and treatment, Dr. Komanduri has served as a team physician for Romeoville High school, Joliet Junior College, Minooka High School, The University of St. Francis, and Joliet Catholic Academy. He is the current team physician for Providence Catholic High School since 1995 and Plainfield Central High School since 2013. With the help of athletic trainers and directors at Providence Catholic High School, he implemented the first standardized concussion identification and treatment program in Will County.

In addition to being a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the doctor is a member of the Will-Grundy County Medical Society and the American Medical Association.

He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopaedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons. 

Regarding his academic history, Dr. Komandi earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a Double Major in Biology and English from the University of Miami, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1985. Four years later, in 1989, he obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. This was followed by an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 1990 and 1994, respectively. 

Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. They work in clinical and hospital settings.

Recognized for his contributions to the field of orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Komanduri has been the recipient of several awards and honors, including the Howard Hatcher Research Award in Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Association of Trauma Research Award, the Smith and Nephew Richards Resident Research Award, and the Pandola-Lewis Award, to name a few. 

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