G. Klaud Miller, MD
Dr. G. Klaud Miller is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and the medical director of Windy City Orthopedics and Sports Medicine on the north side of Chicago for almost 30 years. He practices at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois and the North Shore Surgicenter in Lincolnwood, Illinois. His practice includes all aspects of orthopedics except spine surgery. His subspecialties include all aspects of sports medicine/arthroscopy as well as joint replacement, hand/foot and trauma surgery.
Dr. Miller received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School as a member of the six-year Honors Program in Medical Education, and completed his residency training there as well. He completing a fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy and knee reconstruction in Los Angeles under the direction of Drs. Martin Blazina and James Fox, and was one of the first fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists in the Chicago area. He was also among the first Chicago orthopedic surgeons to successfully complete the first certification examination for The Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine ever given by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
As a trauma specialist, Dr. Miller provides state-of-the-art care as an on-call orthopedic surgeon for the Level 1 trauma center at St. Francis Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength & Conditioning Association and the American Running Association. He was a charter member of the International Arthroscopy Association, now known as ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopedic Sports Medicine).
After almost 30 years of service, Dr. Miller retired as an assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Northwestern University Medical School. He has published multiple papers in scientific journals and presented his work at numerous national orthopedic meetings. As an Associate Editor of the Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery, he continues to participate in disseminating the latest clinical and scientific research to orthopedic surgeons in this country and world wide. He is one of the 6 associate editors in this country and only 6 other highly respected surgeons worldwide.
In high school, Dr. Miller won 4 varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track, and was captain of the football team. He played in the marching band at Northwestern University and was a varsity cheerleader for 3 years. Until knee arthritis caught up with him a few years ago, he was an avid handball and basketball player, skier and bicycle rider. More recently, he has been limited to downhill and cross-country skiing, golf, scuba diving, riding horses and riding his bicycle.