Zahab S Ahsan, MD

169 Ratings41 Comments
Orthopedic Surgery; Sports Medicine
Endeavor Health Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
English, Hindi, Urdu
Clinical Interests:
Achilles Tendon Repair; Rotator Cuff Repair; Cartilage Repair & Restoration; Knee ligament/Tendon repair; Biceps and Triceps Tendon Repair; Shoulder Stabilization; Tommy John Surgery (Elbow UCL Reconstruction); Pectoralis (pec) Tendon Repair; ACL Reconstruction; Knee/Shoulder/Elbow Arthroscopy; Patella stabilization/Realignment; Shoulder Replacement; Proximal Hamstring Tendon Repair

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This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Philosophy Of Care

Zahab S. Ahsan, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, who is fellowship-trained in sports medicine and shoulder surgery and has devoted his educational career to mastering the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He is committed to guiding his patients to a complete recovery and a life without pain or restrictions through innovative treatment and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow.

He completed residency training in Orthopedic surgery at the prestigious University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers in Seattle, WA. Dr. Ahsan completed fellowship in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, annually recognized by U.S. News and World Report as the #1 Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Ahsan’s high level of patient care is guided by his experience providing sports medicine care to professional athletes of the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, MLS, and U.S. Olympic team. In 2024, Dr Ahsan joined the medical team for Chicago Fire FC professional soccer. In addition, he was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2023 and an IL Top Doc approved provider in orthopedics in 2023.

Dr. Ahsan is passionate about treating active individuals of all ages and backgrounds. His approach is catered to each patient through the application of the most state-of-the-art and evidence-based techniques. While he strives to treat each patient with non-operative measures, Dr. Ahsan’s surgical approach is based on a philosophy that each patient deserves a unique, personalized surgical plan to ensure an optimal recovery and timely return to the activities they love.

Education & Credentials

Education: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN, 2014

Residency: University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, WA, 2019

Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery (New York), 2020

Society: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine; American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons; Arthroscopy Association of North America; Gold Humanism Honor Society


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Overall Patient Rating
4.7 out of 5
(169 Ratings, 41 Comments)
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Very knowledgeable and does great work!
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Very warm, caring, and listened to my concerns
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He is a good listener, open to trying more options. He is not giving upon me.
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Doctor Ahsan was great so we're the nursing staff
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Knew right what to look for and treatment suggestions gone over
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Doc is very nice to talk too. He made sure I understood alm he was talking about
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Dr. Ahsan and his staffs are very caring and kind. Good listener about your need and health concerns.
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Efficient and courteous.
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Concerned helpful, prescribed physical therapy,
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I am very pleased with Dr. Ahsan. He shows concern for me and has been very supportive