Meet Dr. Richard Hayek

Dr. Richard Hayek is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon for Northwest Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. He has been practicing with Northwest Orthopaedics since 1992 and board-certified since 1994. He earned his undergraduate degree at Loyola University of Chicago Summa Cum Laude and completed his medical degree and orthopaedic residency at Georgetown School of Medicine in   Washington, DC as class valedictorian.

Dr. Hayek specializes in adult reconstructive surgery including hip, knee, and shoulder, as well as foot and ankle problems.  Additional surgical interests include rotator cuff repair, fracture surgery and knee reconstruction surgery. He is currently one of the few physicians in the Chicagoland area performing the minimally invasive Anterior Total Hip Replacement, providing his patients with a faster recovery period and limited hip precautions.  Please click on the link below for more information regarding the Anterior Total Hip procedure and its benefits, in comparison to the traditional hip replacement. If you have questions regarding replacement surgery, or to see if you are a candidate for the anterior hip approach, please call our office today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Richard Hayek.