Vineeta T. Swaroop, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



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Dr. Swaroop is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and associate professor specializing in pediatric orthopaedics at Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab. She received her MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and then completed an orthopaedic residency at Northwestern University followed by a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. Since 2008, she has been faculty of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Swaroop plays an active role in the education of fellows, residents, and medical students, and she has delivered numerous presentations and educational seminars at orthopaedic conferences around the country. She is active in research and has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. She has been Director of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Oral Board Review course since 2013.

Dr. Swaroop specializes in the orthopaedic treatment of pediatric patients with neuromuscular diseases such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida, developmental delay associated with various syndromes as well as in complex congenital/acquired hip and foot pathologies.

Clinical Interests

Cerebral palsy, spina bifida, neuromuscular pathology, idiopathic clubfoot, syndromic/complex clubfoot, lower extremity rotational deformities, complex foot deformity, developmental dysplasia of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes, fracture management


Education & Training

Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2002

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics, Rady's Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA, 2007-2008; Residency in orthopaedic surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2003-2007; Internship in general surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2002-2003

Board Certifications: Orthopaedic Surgery

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