Purnendu Gupta, MD, an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with Shriners Hospitals for Children

Get to know Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Dr. Purnendu Gupta, who serves patients in Chicago, Illinois

A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Gupta is Chief of Staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago. He provides advanced care for children with pediatric congenital scoliosis, idiopathic scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, and more. Procedures the doctor performs include Mehta Casting, posterior spinal fusion and anterior spinal surgery. Dr. Gupta is also affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem. 

“My work at Shriners Hospitals for Children has become the most satisfying aspect of my career,” says Dr. Gupta. “As chief of staff, I would love to see us continue to grow and become the prominent pediatric hospital in Chicago for pediatric orthopaedic surgery, plastic craniofacial surgery and rehabilitation.”

After graduating with his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1990, Dr. Gupta completed his internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hospital (now Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital) of Chicago (1990-1995). He then performed a fellowship in orthopedic surgery of the spine at Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children-St. Louis (1995-1996). For his undergraduate education, Dr. Gupta attended Northwestern University as a member of the Honors Program for Medical Education, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Medicine in 1988.

Dr. Gupta is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS),  a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, North American Spine Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He actively participates in research with the Pediatric Spine Study Group to advance the treatment and care of pediatric spinal deformities. Dr. Gupta has provided numerous presentations, peer reviewed publications and received many research grants in pediatric spine.

To refer a patient or make an appointment with the Dr. Gupta or the spine team at Shriners Chicago, call 773-385-KIDS(5437) or visit  https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/locations/chicago

Learn more about Dr. Purnendu Gupta: Through his Top Doc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3341634-Purnendu-Gupta-Orthopedist, or through 

Shriners Hospitals for Children  https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/our-care-providers/purnendu-gupta-md-58308

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