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Dr. Mayekar joined Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants in 2017 as a hand, wrist, and microsurgical specialist. In addition to her clinical practice, she works to increase women’s participation in the field of orthopaedic surgery through her involvement with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society. She also plays an active role in the clinical education of orthopedic residents at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Outside of her professional interests, Dr. Mayekar is a skilled musician. She has played the oboe since childhood, and has performed with various groups in throughout Chicago. She and her husband enjoy cooking, travelling, and volunteering within the community.

Dr. Mayekar is a proud Chicagoan. She grew up in Park Ridge, IL, where she attended Maine South High School. She earned her Bachelors of Art Magna Cum Laude in Cultural Anthropology and Global Health from Northwestern University, in Evanston, IL. She went on to earn her Medical Degree from the University of Illinois. She remained at the University of Illinois to complete her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. She continued on to subspecialize at the renowned Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, KY.

Dr. Mayekar joined Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants in 2017 as a hand, wrist, and microsurgical specialist. In addition to her clinical practice, she works to increase women’s participation in the field of orthopaedic surgery through her involvement with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society. She also plays an active role in the clinical education of orthopedic residents at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Outside of her professional interests, Dr. Mayekar is a skilled musician. She has played the oboe since childhood, and has performed with various groups in throughout Chicago. She and her husband enjoy cooking, travelling, and volunteering within the community.




ADDITIONAL INFO

 
Fellowship
Christine Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, KY
Residency
University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL
Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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