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Prasant Atluri MD

Dr. Prasant Atluri brings his exceptional skills in microvascular hand surgery to Hand to Shoulder Associates. His extensive experience and medical training form a solid foundation for him to resolve various conditions affecting the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Notably, he is listed as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

Background and Education

Dr. Atluri graduated from Stanford University in California, obtaining a degree in electrical engineering and computer science. He then completed his residency and received his M.D. degree at the University of Illinois-Chicago campus in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. After, he served a Microvascular Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at the Philadelphia Hand Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, Office of the Registrar
  • Internship: University of Illinois Medical Center and Clinics
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital The Philadelphia Hand Center

Board Certifications

Dr. Atluri is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has been certified as having added qualifications in Surgery of the Hand. He is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Honors & Awards

  • Chicago Magazine: Orthopedic: 2018, 2020
  • Chicago Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021, 2022
  • Chicago Magazine - Surgery: 2021

Dr. Atluri speaks Spanish and can converse in Telugu and Hindi. His practice is limited to hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery.

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