THE CENTER FOR ATHLETIC MEDICINE: Preston M Wolin, MD
The Center for Athletic Medicine provides comprehensive Sports Medicine and Worker’s Compensation Care. Our goal is to bring patients back to a healthy way of life. And to this, we believe in an aggressive approach to treatment which enables our patients to return to activities safely and quickly.
We take great pride in the level of service each patient receives and the time and attention given no matter the medical specialty; Psychology, Athletic Training, Nutrition, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. Utilizing state-of -the-art technologies, we also extend both on-site diagnostic and physical therapy services for surgical and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries related to sports, recreation, and work injuries.
Established in 1991, Dr. Preston Wolin is the director and founder of the Center for Athletic Medicine. Dr. Wolin earned his M.D. degree from the University of Illinois and completed his residency at Northwestern University Medical Center. He completed 2 fellowships: Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard University and Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Knee Surgery at Newton-Wesley Hospital/Tufts University.
Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons with specialization in the shoulder, knee, ankle, and elbow, Dr. Wolin is also subspecialty certified in Sports Medicine and serves as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of the Sportsmedicine Fellowship.
Dr. Wolin has served as a team physician for DePaul University, Loyola University, University of Illinois -Chicago, The Chicago Fire (Major League Soccer), United States Soccer National Men’s and Women’s Teams, The Chicago Red Stars (Women’s Professional Soccer), and The Windy City Thunderbolts. He is currently the team physician for Robert Morris University, St. Rita High School and St. Ignatius College Prep. A founding member of the Illinois State High School Sportsmedicine Advisory Committee, Dr. Wolin was also Vice President of the Conference USA Medical Committee and a consultant to the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Dr. Wolin is considered an expert in worker’s compensation and is a professional speaker on the subject as well as the author of a quarterly newsletter distributed to work comp professionals. As Chairman of theWorker’s Compensation Task Force and the IL Worker’s Compensation Committee, Dr. Wolin has the extensive experience necessary to manage worker’s compensation issues.