Ajay Lall, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Des Plaines, IL, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

AjayLallMD, MS

Orthopaedic Surgery Des Plaines, IL

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of Education | American Hip Institute, Co-Director of Hip Preservation Fellowship | American Hip Institute Research Foundation

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  • Dr. Ajay C. Lall is a dual fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and hip arthroscopy in the Chicago area. His background includes orthopaedic sports fellowship training at the world renowned American Sports Medicine Institute / Dr. James Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Birmingham, AL. He has also completed a formal hip preservation fellowship under master hip arthroscopist and reconstruction expert, Dr. Benjamin G. Domb, at the American Hip Institute, Chicago, IL. He is an avid clinical researcher with numerous presentations and publications at international academic meetings and within top peer-reviewed journals.

    Dr. Lall has treated collegiate, professional, and elite level athletes, including players for the NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA, NCAA and WWE. Dr. Lall treats patients from across the country who travel to Chicago for their surgery, and he takes pride in caring for every patient like a professional athlete.
  • Dr. Benjamin Domb Announces the Opening of the American Hip Institute

    DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Setting a new standard for medical specialization, the American Hip Institute (AHI) is the first clinic in the

    American Hip Institute | Hip Arthroscopy Chicago | Sports Medicine IL

    The American Hip Institute offers hip arthroscopy, robotic-assisted surgery, sports medicine and minimally invasive hip Surgery in Chicago, Illinois.

Education & Training

  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Northeast Ohio Medical UniversityClass of 2011, MD, AOA
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineResidency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineMS, Surgical Anatomy
  • Case Western Reserve UniversityBA, Chemistry, Cum Laude
  • American Hip InstituteFellowship, Hip Arthroscopy & Joint Reconstruction
  • American Sports Medicine Institute / James Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic CenterFellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2017 - 2023
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2016 - 2017

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Northeast Ohio Medical University, 2011

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • At Issue: Hip labral reconstruction
    At Issue: Hip labral reconstructionFebruary 06, 2020 02:40
  • Failed hip arthroscopy is manageable with nonoperative care, arthroplasty
    Failed hip arthroscopy is manageable with nonoperative care, arthroplastyFebruary 06, 2020 02:39


  • Member, AANA Education Committee 2019 - Present

Research History

  • Director of Education / Co-Director Hip Preservation FellowshipAmerican Hip Institute Research Foundation (AHIRF)

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations