Brian Ward, MD, MHS

General Orthopaedics, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

263 Ratings
Practices In: Bloomingdale, Glen Ellyn, Hoffman Estates
Patients Seen: Adolescents and Adults

My prac­tice is ded­i­cat­ed to pro­vid­ing the high­est qual­i­ty care to all patients with respect, com­pas­sion and atten­tion to detail. As one of the for­mer team physi­cians for the New York Giants Foot­ball team and Iona Col­lege, I am pas­sion­ate about sports med­i­cine and the pre­ven­tion and man­age­ment of sports-relat­ed injuries. My edu­ca­tion­al expe­ri­ence at the Hos­pi­tal for Spe­cial Surgery allows me to use evi­dence-based med­i­cine to treat injuries with state-of-the-art tech­niques. My goal is to edu­cate and involve each patient so togeth­er we can make the best deci­sion for each indi­vid­ual, focus­ing on patient-cen­tered care.

Schedule an appointment with Brian Ward, MD, MHS

A few questions to help guide us to a healthier happier you...

What's the date of birth of the patient receiving care?

Already a Duly MyChart User?
Log in for a quicker scheduling journey.

Awards & Accolades
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society 2012
Gold Humanism Honor Society 2013
Clinical Interests

ACL Recon­struc­tion, Arthri­tis Man­age­ment, Arthroscopy of the Shoul­der, Elbow, Hip, and Knee, Car­ti­lage Restora­tion, Hip Arthroscopy with Labral Repair/​Reconstruction, Menis­cal Repairs, PRP Ther­a­py, Rota­tor Cuff Repairs, Shoul­der Replace­ment, Shoul­der Sta­bi­liza­tion, Tom­my John Elbow Surgery

Personal Interests

Fam­i­ly, Bas­ket­ball, Foot­ball, Ski­ing, Friends, Trav­el, Fishing

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Gold Humanism Honor Society American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E. Brush Hill Road Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 331-221-1000 Get Directions
Howard University College of Medicine Graduation Date: 2013 Degree: MD
Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery Chief Resident
Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery
Provider’s Publications
Ward BE, Dines JS. Patient-Specific Guides/Instrumentation in Shoulder Arthroplasty. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2018 Feb;47(2). doi: 10.12788/ajo.2018.0013. PubMed PMID: 29494718.
February 2018
Ranawat A, Ward B, Swartwout E. Editorial Commentary: Safe Insertion of Acetabular Labral Anchors-Preventing and Detecting Subchondral and Far Cortical Perforations. Arthroscopy. 2019 Aug;35(8):2355-2357. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2019.05.028. PubMed PMID: 31395169.
August 2019


ACL Reconstructive Surgery, ACL Repairs, Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, Ankle Arthroscopy, Ankle Fusions, Ankle Ligament Reconstruction, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Arthritis Treatment, Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Labral Repair, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction, Arthroscopy of the Elbow, Arthroscopy of the Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder, Bankart Repair, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Cartilage Restoration, Complex Knee Ligament Reconstruction, Cortisone Injection, Cubital Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Fracture Care, Fracture Care, Fracture Care - Ankles, Fracture Care - Elbows, Fracture Care - Lower Extremity (hip joint & femur, tibia, fibula, patella), Fracture Care - Wrists, Hip Arthroscopy, Hip Arthroscopy with Labral Repair/Reconstruction, Hyaluronic Acid (Viscosupplementation), Joint Injection, Joint Replacement, Joint Replacement- Finger Joint, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder, Labral Repair, Lisfranc Treatment, Meniscus Repair, Meniscus and Cartilage Repair, Mid-Foot Fusions, Minimally Invasive Partial Knee Replacement, Minimally Invasive Techniques for Chronic Tendonitis, Non-Surgical Care for Joint Arthritis, Non-Surgical Fracture Care, Non-Surgical Treatment of Fractures, Non-Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Non-Surgical Treatment of Sports Related Injuries, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Fracture Care, Shoulder Instability Treatment, Shoulder Replacement Surgery, Shoulder Stabilization Surgery, Stem Cell Treatment, Subacromial Decompression, Tendon Repair & Reconstruction, Tommy John Elbow Surgery, Total Shoulder Replacement, Wrist Fracture Care


Achilles Tendon Disorders, Ankle Fractures, Arthritis of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow, Arthritis of the Thumb, Arthritis of the Thumb Base, Basal Joint Osteoarthritis, Boxer's Fracture, Bunions, Calcaneus Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Colles Fracture, Complex Knee Instabilities, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Cysts & Tumors, De Quervain Tenosynovitis, Distal Radius Fracture, Elbow Tunnel Syndrome, Frozen Shoulder, Ganglion Cysts and Tumors, Great Toe Arthritis, Hammer Toes, Heel Spurs, Hip Disease, Leg Length Discrepancy, Lis Franc Dislocations, Osteochondritis Dissecans, Overuse Injuries, Peroneal/Posterior Tibial Tendon Disorders, Shoulder Bursitis, Shoulder-Hand Syndrome, Sprains, Strains, Tendonitis, Tennis Elbow, Tibia Fracture, Trauma Related Injuries, Trigger Finger, Wrist Tendonitis


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

263 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

261 Ratings

Provider showed concern

261 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

262 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

261 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

260 Ratings


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Doctors and staff were great"
Nov. 15, 2022
"Dr. Ward is great! Always answers all our questions and addresses our concerns with patience."
Nov. 14, 2022
"Dr Ward is a very good doctor. I felt he showed care and compassion for me and why I was there to be seen."
Nov. 12, 2022
"*Dr. Ward is the most caring, professional, and thorough dr. I've ever known. He explains everything thoroughly & answers all questions understandably. He NEVER throws his hands up in defeat, he never gives up!"
Nov. 4, 2022
"Very good communication by the doctors."
Nov. 1, 2022
"I was SO impressed with Dr. Ward. His bedside manor was incredibly gentle. He assessed my problem and offered a practical (not dramatic) course to fix it."
Oct. 25, 2022
"Dr. Ward explained all my options for treatment. Very pleased"
Oct. 24, 2022
"Dr. Ward is thorough and explains everything. He shows great compassion as well as expertise in his field."
Oct. 19, 2022
"Very impressed, will definitely recommend"
Oct. 19, 2022
"He drew an excellent drawing that was very helpful in explaining what was going on with me."
Oct. 13, 2022
"Dr. Ward is the best!"
Sep. 23, 2022
"Dr ward is one of the kindest, understanding compassionate doctors. He listens and explains what's going on, what your options are and the amount of time recovery would take and what would be involved in recovery"
Sep. 22, 2022
"*Dr. Ward asked me, more than once, if I had any questions or concerns!"
Sep. 16, 2022
"Dr. Ward was very caring and professional during the visit."
Sep. 13, 2022
"Dr Ward was easy to talk to"
Sep. 13, 2022
"Dr. Ward listened, did not make me feel rushed, answered all my questions, and was kind. This is everything I hope for in a doctor visit."
Aug. 26, 2022
"First time seeing this doctor. I'll know more as we go through my treatment plan of how he and staff respond and assist."
Aug. 19, 2022
"Dr Ward is a wonderfully compassionate surgeon who sees me as an individual who wants to be healthy. He was so detailed in his explanation of all that is happening with my knee, what I can continue to do to make improvements and encouraging at the progress I have made since my surgery"
Jul. 27, 2022
"I will definitely recommend *Dr. Ward! He explains things normally and is VERY pleasant!"
Jul. 20, 2022
"Dr. Ward made me feel so comfortable and listened to me. He took his time and was very informative."
Jul. 14, 2022
Show More Show Less