Scott P. Price, MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon - Chicago, IL

Comprehensive state-of-the-art orthopaedics in Chicago's southwest suburbs since 1968

Scott P. Price, MD

Sports Medicine, Joint Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Surgery


I believe that providing superior patient education and creating appropriate patient expectations are key components in the care and treatment of my patients. I work closely with referring physicians and ancillary services, such as physical therapy, to ensure a seamless treatment program for my patients.

Dr. Scott Price was born and raised in New York City. He attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York and received fellowship awards for Biological as well as for Medical Studies. He then attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City before completing his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Montefiore Medical Center. He completed a year of chief residency before moving to Cincinnati for a year of fellowship training in sports medicine and adult joint reconstruction at the prestigious Cincinnati Sports Medicine Institute under the tutelage of Dr. Frank Noyes.

Dr. Price served as one of the team physicians for the Chicago White Sox from 1987 until 2003 and was the head physician for the Major League Baseball All-Star game in 2003. He also has been the tournament physician for the women’s professional tennis events in Chicago, including the Virginia Slims and Ameritech Cup tournaments sponsored by the WTA.

Today, Dr. Price continues to care for athletes on many levels. He currently serves as the team physician for Amos Alanzo Stagg High School, and treats many young athletes in the community.

When it comes to Workers’ Compensation, Dr. Price knows that early diagnosis and treatment are keys to returning an injured worker to the job as quickly as possible–minimizing medical costs and time lost from work. For 25 years he has worked closely with patients, employers and insurance carriers to develop appropriate work restrictions and light-duty assignments.


Vassar College
B.A. 1976
Poughkeepsie, New York
Phi Beta Kappa
Elizabeth Swinburne Brownell Award for Excellence in Biology
Mary Pemberton Nourse Fellowship for Medical Studies
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
M.D. 1980
Bronx, New York


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 1980-1985
Montefiore Hospital
Bronx, New York


Sports Medicine Fellowship 1985-1986
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
Cincinnati, Ohio


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, July 1989


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Association of Major League Baseball Physicians (1988-2003)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Chicago Medical Society
Illinois State Medical Society


Virginia Slims of Chicago Tennis Tournament, Tournament Physician (1988-1994)
Ameritech Cup Tennis Tournament, Tournament Physician (1995, 1997)
The Advanta Tour, Tournament Physician: Chicago (Nov 6-8, 1992)
White Sox Team Physician (1998-2003)
Head Physician Major League Baseball All Star Game: Chicago (2003)


Oak Lawn High School
Richards High School
Chicago Christian High School
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
IHSA South Suburban All Star Football Game, 1991


Price, Scott: Mangine, Robert E: “Innovative Approaches to Surgery and Rehabilitation”. Physical Therapy of the Knee, 1988

“Augografts or Allografts for ACL Reconstruction?”, Strategies for Rehabilitative Orthopedics, Volume 1, Number 1, October 1989

“Update on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anatomy, Biomechanics and Surgery” Current Issues in Sports Medicine, October 1989


Faculty Member-Instructional Course on the Athletes Knee and Shoulder
September 19- 21, 1985, Cincinnati, Ohio

Faculty Member-American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Course Knee Surgery
May 1986, Hilton Head, South Carolina

“Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Allograft”
Presented at
A Concentrated Seminar on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, April4,1987, Oak
Brook, Illinois

“Update on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anatomy, Biomechanics and Surgery”
Presented at The 2nd Annual Sports Medicine Institute
October 27,1988, Rolling Meadows,Illinois

“Overuse Injury in Young Athletes”
Presented at The Running Foot-An Advance
Approach to the Foot and Running
May 4-6, 1989, Bloomingdale,Illinois

“Acute MCL Injuries of the Elbow”
Presented at Grand Rounds- University of Chicago
September 9, 1992, Chicago, Illinois

“Treatment of ACL Disruptions in Baseball”
Presented at Associations of Major  League
Baseball Physicians Winter Meeting
December 13,1993, Atlanta, Georgia

“Common Tennis Injuries”
Presented at Tennis Symposium Sponsored by Palos Community Hospital
September, 17,1996, Palos Heights,Illinois

“The Ligaments of the Knee”
Presented at the Annual Baseball Team
Medicine  Conference
January 16-19, 1997, Chicago, Illinois

“Fracture  of Zygomatic Maxilary Complex”
Presented at the Association of Major  League Baseball Physicians
December,1997, New Orleans, Louisiana

“Ligament of the Knee ACL Reconstruction in Major League Baseball”
Presented at the
Annual Baseball Team Medicine  Conference
January, 1998, Atlanta, Georgia

“Surgical indications  for Patella Femoral injuries”
Presented at the Patella Femoral
Symposium,Sponsored by HealthSouth May 2, 2998, Rosemont, Illinois

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Patient Information

Here’s what patients are saying about Dr. Price:

“Dr. Price is the best!”

“I was very pleased with my experience with Dr. Price.”

“I really appreciated my first visit with Dr. Price. He was very clear and concise about my needs and even provided a prototype of a knee to help explain my situation.  He listened attentively to my concerns.”

“I always have a positive experience with Parkview Orthopaedics. They took care of my son and my other family members.”

“Very positive experience with Dr. Price.”

“Dr. Price treated my shoulder a few years ago and it is doing GREAT. Now Dr. Price has worked on my knee and it is doing great. Keep doing what you are doing.”

“Dr. Price and his nurse were excellent to me.”

Injuries treated by Dr. Price

Knee: Meniscus Tears, Runner’s Knee/IT Band Tendonitis, Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee), Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee, Patello Femoral Abnormalities Including Instability, Goosefoot (Pes Anserine) Bursitis of the Knee, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Shin Splints, Fractures of the Knee, Fractures of the Tibial Spine, Maltracking and Arthritis, Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Shoulder: Rotator Cuff Tear, Shoulder Impingement/Rotator Cuff Tendinitis, SLAP Tear, Biceps Tendon Rupture, Biceps Tendon Tear at the Shoulder, Biceps Tendinitis of the Shoulder, Glenoid Labrum Tears, Shoulder Instability, AC Joint Arthritis, Arthritis of the Shoulder, Shoulder Dislocation/Hill Sachs Lesions, Burners and Stingers, Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder – Reactive Calcification, Fracture of the Greater Tuberosity/Fractures of the Shoulder, Muscle Imbalance in the Shoulder, Broken Collarbone

Elbow: Elbow Bursitis, Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow, Triceps Tendinitis, Overuse Injuries of the Elbow, Hyperextension Injury of the Elbow, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury, Growth Plate Injuries of the Elbow, Medial Apophysitis

Hip: Muscle Strain Injuries of the Hip, Muscle Strain Injuries of the Thigh, Hip Bursitis, Hip Dislocation, Hip Fractures, Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip, Osteoarthritis of the Hip, Avascular Necrosis of the Hip, Femoral Fractures, Femoroacetabular Impingement, Hip Labral Tears, Piriformis Syndrome, Snapping Hip Syndrome

Surgical procedures performed by Dr. Price

Knee: Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair, Arthroscopic Treatment of Arthritic Conditions/Articular Defects , Mini-Incision Total Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Aspiration of the Prepatellar Bursa, Autologous Chondrocyte Transplantation/OATS Cartilage Repair, High Tibial Osteotomy, Total Knee Replacement Revision Surgery, Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing (Onlay)

Shoulder: SLAP Tear Repair, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair, Arthroscopic AC Joint Separation Repair, Arthroscopic Bankart Repair, Arthroscopic Shoulder Debridement, Arthroscopic Shoulder Decompression, Arthroscopic Distal Clavicle Excision, Diagnostic Shoulder Arthroscopy, Intracapsular Glenoid Injection, Suprascapular Nerve Block, Total Shoulder Replacement

Elbow: Ulnar Nerve Transposition, Cubital Tunnel Release, Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction or “Tommy John” Surgery, Arthroscopic Debridement of the Elbow, Surgical Treatment of Tennis Elbow

Hip: Surgical Procedures for Hip Fracture

Dr. Price’s Hospital Affiliations

Palos Hospital
12251 South 80th Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463