Dr. Steven Louis has been named a 2012 Physician Leader for Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, for 2012.  He will serve as the Department Chair of Surgery for the hospital.

“It’s an honor to be chosen by my peers to oversee surgery at the hospital,” Dr. Louis said.  “I am happy to oversee some of the best surgeons in the Midwest to continue doing what we do best – provide excellent medical care to patients in the Midwest.”

Dr. Louis is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon. A graduate of Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, he specializes in the areas of orthopedic trauma and joint replacement. He is a partner at Hinsdale Orthopaedics . His trauma sub-specialty focus is on emergent and reconstructive care for victims of high-energy accidents. This sub-specialty in pelvic trauma provides him with an expertise and comfort in performing the minimally-invasive direct anterior hip surgery. Dr. Louis is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in Illinois who performs this new, patient-friendly technique for hip arthritis.