Dr. William Malik is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Streator, IL. Dr. Malik specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Malik tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Loyola Univ of Chicago Stritch Sch of Med, Maywood Il 1978
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
- Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Northwestern Mem Hosp, Orthopedic Surgery; Northwestern Mem Hosp, General Surgery
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital
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