Dr. Paul is renowned for his expertise in complex, minimally invasive spine treatments. As the region’s most sought-after provider for both physicians and their families, he has earned numerous accolades, including the Duly Physician of the Year Award, the “Castle Connolly Top Doc” designation, and consistent recognition by Chicago Magazine since 2017.
With a focus on conservative care and long-term outcomes, Dr. Paul has been privileged with the role of Oral Examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. As the founding spine surgeon of the region’s premier multidisciplinary Spine Center and Chair Emeritus of the Duly Spine Surgery Department, his leadership was recognized with the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Alumni Leadership Award.
Dr. Paul’s extensive influence extends beyond the United States, as he has taught techniques to neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons from Asia, Africa, and Europe. His distinguished reputation has even attracted surgical patients from as far away as Hong Kong.
Due to high demand, he has established a concierge-style practice, supported by his skilled clinical team comprising Kevin Wright PA‑C, Hayley King RN, and Laura Dudley RN. Please contact his team to facilitate your first appointment.