Vineeta Swaroop, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Vineeta T. Swaroop, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Specialist, RIC
  • Asst. Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Ankle Pain/Injury
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Congenital Limb Deficiency
  • Foot Pain/Injury
  • Fractures
  • Gait Disorders
  • Hips and Extremities
  • Knee Injury
  • Ligament Injuries to the Knee
  • Limb Deficiency
  • Muscle Strains
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK) Conditions
  • Orthopedic
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Pediatrics
  • Spina Bifida
  • Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests

Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Orthopedic Pathology, Clubfoot, Pediatric Orthopedics

Education, Residency and Internship


Duke University, BS
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine


Northwestern University, Orthopaedic Surgery


Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 2007-2008: Lena Sefton Clark Award, Endowed Fellowship Position
  • 2005: AAOS/POSNA 2nd International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium Scholarship
  • 2002: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society


  • Orthopedic Management of Spina Bifida. Part I: Hip, Knee, and Rotational Deformities. Swaroop VT, Dias L. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 2009 Oct 25; PMID: 19856195
  • Strategies of Hip Management in Myelomeningocele: To do or not to do. Swaroop VT, Dias LS. Hip International: The Journal of Clinical and Experimental Research on Hip Pathology and Therapy, 2009 Jan-Mar; 19 Suppl 6:S53-5; PMID: 19306248
  • Sarcomeric adaptations to Botulinum toxin A injection and neurectomy during muscle lengthening in rats. Swaroop VT, Sisson GJ, Wu YN, Zhang LQ. 2009 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society in Las Vegas, NV (February 22, 2009).
  • Talonavicular fusion for dorsal subluxation of the navicular in resistant clubfoot. Swaroop VT, Wenger DR, Mubarak SJ. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 2009 May; 467(5):1314-8; PMID: 19242765
  • Difficult-to-treat Ortolani-positive hip: improved success with new treatment protocol. Swaroop VT, Mubarak SJ. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 2009 Apr-May; 29(3):224-30; PMID: 19305270

Research Interests

  • Pediatric orthopaedics
  • Spina bifida
  • Cerebral palsy

Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

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