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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Gordon W. Nuber, MD


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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-664-6848
Office Hours:
  • Tuesday:7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday:7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery, Cartilage Problems, Knee Problems, Sports Medicine, Elbow Disorders

Education and Training

Medical Education:

Wayne State University School of Medicine 1978


Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital 1983

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Locations and Directions

680 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611 312-664-6848


Dr. Gordon Nuber is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon, concentrating on sports related and traumatic injuries to the knee, shoulder and elbow. His areas of special interest are arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction, treatment of miniscal tears, rotator cuff injuries and total shoulder replacement.

In addition to his responsibilities with Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Nuber is a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern and has received the James K. Stack Teaching Award in recognition of his academic and research activities. He has authored over 85 publications on the topics related to the sports injuries of the shoulder, knee and elbow, and acts as a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of the Shoulder and Elbow.

Named one of America's leading physicians by Woodward/White, the Castle Connelly Guide, AOL.com, and Chicago Magazine, Dr. Nuber also serves as an examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition, he is a Team Physician for the Chicago Bears, and previously, he served as team physician for the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs, and Big Ten Conference and as a consultant to Bally's Corporation.

Dr. Nuber earned his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Nuber completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the National Athletic Health Institute in California.


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