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You’re in good hands with North Point
North Point Orthopaedics is committed to providing patients the same level of care we would expect for our families. With a specialized treatment plan, we walk beside our patients from the initial visit to the very last appointment.
David J. Harris, MD
Dr. David Harris is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at North Point Orthopaedics. He specializes in minimally invasive techniques in sports medicine, such as arthroscopic shoulder, knee, hip and elbow surgery, as well as complex shoulder replacement and knee replacement surgery.
Gregory P. McComis, MD
Dr. Gregory P. McComis graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Georgetown University School of Medicine with a fellowship in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery. For Dr. Gregory McComis his passion for helping to improve the lives of his patients is personal, starting with an orthopaedic injury his brother faced as a small child. Today Dr. Gregory McComis feels blessed to be able to help those he treats.
Omar M. Perez, MD
Dr. Omar M. Perez is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and specializes in arthroscopic surgery, open surgical techniques to treat sports-related injuries, total joint replacement, and a special focus on complex shoulder procedures and regenerative medicine.
Nikhil Pandhi, DO MPH
Dr. Nikhil Pandhi is a well-regarded orthopaedic surgeon that specializes in the shoulder, hip, and knee at North Point Orthopaedics. He specializes in reverse total shoulder and anatomic total shoulder replacements, anterior hip replacements, total knee and partial knee replacements.
Michael Knesek, MD
Dr. Michael Knesek is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at North Point Orthopaedics. In addition he has additional certification in Sports Medicine through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in treating sports medicine and shoulder-related injuries. His advanced training involves minimally invasive surgical techniques in sports medicine including arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow, as well as complex shoulder replacement surgery and robotic-assisted knee replacement.
John Rachoy, DPM
Dr. John Rachoy is an experienced podiatry specialist at North Point Orthopaedics. His residency was at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago and North Chicago VAMC, followed by a fellowship in complex foot and ankle reconstruction at Chicago Foot and Ankle Deformity Correction Center.
Brian Evanson, MD
Dr. Brian Evanson is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon fellowship trained in the hand and upper extremity. He specializes in hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery.
Julie Pruim, NP
Julie Pruim, Nurse Practitioner is board-certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, and diagnosis and management of orthopaedic health and medical conditions.
Lauren Vander Woude, NP
Lauren Vander Woude is a family nurse practitioner, board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Lauren graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and has been a registered nurse since 2008. She began her nursing career on an orthopaedic nursing unit and from there transitioned to practicing as a surgical nurse. She obtained her Masters Degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois and has continued practicing in the orthopaedic specialty as a nurse practitioner with North Point Orthopaedics.
Melissa Cooper, PA-C
Melissa Cooper, PA-C is a physician assistant who is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has been practicing as a physician assistant for nine years, the last 4 of which have been with Dr. David J. Harris. Upon obtaining her Master Degree in Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Saint Francis in 2011, she practiced in orthopaedic surgery for three years. She then took a position in emergency medicine and urgent care but after a short amount of time realized her passion for orthopaedic surgery. She made the decision to return to orthopaedics and in July 2016 joined Dr. David J. Harris, a top orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine.