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Sara (Shippee) Wallace, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center


Orthopaedic Surgery Chicago, IL

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Surgeon

Overview of Dr. Wallace

Sara Wallace, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in joint care. Dr. Wallace treats a wide range of common and complex hip and knee conditions, performing surgical procedures, such as minimally invasive knee and hip replacements, to restore mobility and reduce joint pain.

Dr. Wallace also has experience managing many causes of arthritis, including osteonecrosis (AVN), post-traumatic arthritis and hip dysplasia. She can help patients who have damaged, painful joints to improve their quality of life.

In addition to providing comprehensive joint care, Dr. Wallace is an active researcher committed to investigating the newest treatments and surgical techniques for patients with joint pain and arthritis.

Education & Training

  • Rush University Medical Center
    Rush University Medical CenterFellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics, 2017 - 2018
  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012 - 2017
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    University of Illinois College of MedicineClass of 2012

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2017 - 2023
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2012 - 2018
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Preserving Joint Health
    Preserving Joint HealthFebruary 20th, 2021
  • Ups and Downs of Standing Desks
    Ups and Downs of Standing DesksFebruary 20th, 2021
  • Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery: Expert Q&A
    Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery: Expert Q&AFebruary 20th, 2021

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations