MKO Physicians

Our team of Board Certified physicians provide the highest quality orthopaedic care possible. Technically advanced training and years of experience allow them to successfully treat conditions of the hip, feet, elbow, hand, ankle, knee, shoulder, neck, and spine. MK Orthopaedic physicians have earned extensive recognition, honors, and awards for their contributions within their specialty. MK Orthopaedics founder, Dr. Mukund Komanduri is dedicated to influencing and improving health of the community as a hospital board member.

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Dr. Komanduri

Specializes in:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Cartilage transplantation

Dr. Komanduri is recognized as one of the few in the Joliet area who performs cartilage transplantation.

Dr. Komanduri is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has been serving Will County and the Greater Joliet Area since 1994. He has been instrumental in starting and maintaining sports medicine coverage for local colleges and high schools. He has served as team physician for Plainfield High School, Joliet Junior College, Minooka High School, and Joliet Catholic Academy. He is the current Team Physician for Providence Catholic High School (since 1995) and University of Saint Francis (since 1999).

Dr. Komanduri grew up in the western suburbs and attended Naperville North High School. He received a full academic scholarship to attend the University of Miami and was accepted into the Honors Program in Medical Education. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major in Biology and English Literature (with concentration on Romantic Literature). Dr. Komanduri attended University of Miami School of Medicine and graduated in 1989. He completed an internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Chicago from 1989-1994.

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Dr. George

Specializes in:

  • Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Limb Salvage

Dr. George is experienced in diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the foot and ankle. He has had extensive training both in the US and Europe in foot and ankle trauma, surgery and reconstruction.

Dr. George was raised in Gurnee, Illinois and attended Carmel High School, University of Illinois in Chicago and received his podiatric medical degree from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and Science at Rosalind Franklin University. Dr. George then completed a residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at the Westside Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Chicago. For more information please visit our website, or call us at (815) 741-6900.

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ryanDr. Ryan Pizinger is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Pizinger earned a Sports Medicine Fellowship from Aspen Orthopedic Associates–Colorado, 2011-2012; conducted his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center – New Hampshire 2006-2011and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Virginia 2002-2006. His pre-med studies occurred at the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Science, Minors in Microbiology and Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, 1998-2002. He specializes in treating trauma injuries as well as sports related injuries and conditions. For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Pizinger, visit our website to book online or call us today at (815) 741-6900.

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Specializes In:

  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity
  • Cervical Decompression and Fusion, Anterior & Posterior
  • Lumbar Decompression and Lumbar Fusion

Podatric Surgeon, Dr. Kuo. is spine specialist, proficient in surgical and non-surgical treatments of the spine. Rebecca Kuo completed her undergrad at Dartmouth College, followed by attendance at Rush University in Chicago where she completed her residency and was accepted for spine fellowship at University of Texas Medical School at Houston. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kuo please call us at (815) 741-6900.

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