Dr. Gregory G. Markarian is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic shoulder and knee reconstructive surgery. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and holds memberships with the AAOS, AANA, Illinois State Medical Society, the John William Uribe Sports Medicine Society, and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
A 1987 graduate from the University of Michigan, Dr. Markarian received his medical degree from Northwestern University in 1991. Upon completing his residency at Northwestern University he was selected to do his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Miami.
Dr. Markarian has worked with athletes of all ages and levels for over eight years. A consultant to the Miami Dolphins for seven years, head team physician for the Chicago Enforcers of the XFL, and associate team physician for the United States Professional Volleyball League, he understands the demands of returning a player back to optimal health. Even today a number of professional athletes choose Dr. Markarian for their treatment.
Dr. Markarian has an active role in orthopedic, arthroscopic, and other related surgical research. He has given many lectures regarding medical advancements and procedures in arthroscopic surgery both nationally and internationally.
Over 99% of the operations performed by Dr. Markarian are completely arthroscopic. These are for disorders of the knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle. His arthroscopic approach enhances surgical outcomes and accelerates recovery. Typically, all surgery is performed on an outpatient basis where his patients go home on the day of surgery and begin physical therapy the next day.
Dr. Markarian is currently the attending physician and president of Orthopedic Associates of Naperville. In addition to his role with OAN, he is an attending physician with staff privileges at Edward Hospital in Naperville, Illinois. He also has staff privileges at The Center for Surgery in Naperville, Illinois.
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