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Amir El Shami

Amir El Shami, MD


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As a physical medicine and rehabilitation and sports medicine specialist, Dr El Shami focuses on the diagnosis and non-operative management of orthopaedic and neurologic conditions. He evaluates and treats all musculoskeletal and sports related injuries, back pain, neck pain, work injuries, arthritis, and pain management including joint, trigger point, and prolotherapy injections. In addition, Dr. El Shami performs diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound or ultrasound-guided injections and EMG nerve conduction studies. He is dedicated to providing you with the most comprehensive, conscientious and innovative care available to help you improve your daily functioning and return you to the activities you enjoy.

Language : English

Specialties & Services

  • Sports Medicine
  • Complex Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes
  • Electrodiagnostic Studies
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Pain Management
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Regenerative Injection Technique
  • Prolotherapy Regenerative Injection Technique
  • Running Medicine


Sports Medicine and Human Performance Center, Suite 102

839 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago, IL 60607


  • Board Certification: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Internship: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University \ Chicago Medical School
  • Residency: Harvard University/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital