Richard L. Makowiec, M.D. Graduated from the University of Michigan in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. Dr. Makowiec Went on to Earn his Medical Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine in 1994. He completed a Five-Year Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in 1999; Followed by a Fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery at the Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, in 2000. Dr. Makowiec is Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association of Hand Surgeons. Dr. Makowiec has Special Interest in Elbow, Wrist and Hand Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries, Peripheral Nerve Injuries, and Reconstructive Surgery of Upper Extremity Traumatic and Arthritic Conditions.
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery