Dr. LaReau is one of the leading joint replacement surgeons in the Chicagoland area, providing superior knowledge and expertise in the area of hip and knee conditions and treatment options.
Dr. LaReau, a University of Michigan Medical School graduate, specializes in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee. While completing his orthopaedic surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. LaReau served as Chief Resident and received the Resident Research Award. His subspecialty training includes a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital and an additional fellowship in Hip Preservation Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Boston. Dr. LaReau has presented at numerous national conferences regarding innovative knee and hip technique and treatment options.
He possesses a passion for orthopaedic research and humanitarian outreach. His research in orthopaedic trauma, pediatric orthopaedics and joint replacement surgery has been presented at national meetings. His outreach efforts have included work within the United States as well as surgical mission efforts in South America. Dr. LaReau is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.