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P. Ronjon Paul, M.D.

P. Ronjon Paul

Philosophy of Care

I take extreme pride in my ability to understand and relate to patients. I go to great lengths to inform patients in a way that is clear and informative so they understand their options and have confidence in their treatment plan.



  • Spine Surgery
  • The Spine Center
  • Years in Practice: 14

Patients Seen

Accepts adults


  • Bengali
  • English

Medical Interests

Minimally invasive surgery, cervical and lumbar spine surgery

Personal Interests

Family, travel, world history, exercise, cycling, skiing



School University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Graduation Date 06/1997
Degree M.D.


School University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics


School University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics
Title Resident In Orthopedic Surgery


School University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Specialty Business



  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow and Member
  • Lumbar Spine Research Society
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery

Awards and Accolades

Name Best Rated Orthopedic Surgeon, Illinois,
Date 08/2013

Name Patient's Choice Award,
Date 08/2013

Name Patient's Choice Award,
Date 08/2012

Name Best Rated Orthopedic Surgeon, Illinois at
Date 08/2012

Name Spine Surgeon Leader to Know: Becker's Spine Review
Date 07/2012

Name Compassionate Doctor Recognition,
Date 01/2012

Name Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Board of Trustee’s Distinguished Leadership Award
Date 07/2011

Name University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopaedics Research Award, First Place-Fellows Section
Date 01/2003

Name Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Midwest Research Symposium Winner, First Place
Date 05/2002

Name American Orthopaedic Association / Zimmer Research
Date 04/2002

Name Stryker Spine First Place Research Award
Date 12/2000

Name Sofamor-Danek Outstanding Investigator's Award
Date 11/2000

Name Graduation with High Honors-Department of Economics, Haverford College
Date 05/1993

Name Chicago Business Fellowship Award, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Date 08/1992

Name University of Chicago Merit Scholar
Date 05/1989

Name Vitals Patient’s Choice Award
Date 04/1899

Media/Published Articles

Research & Clinical Trials


  • Adenoviral Vector-Medicated Transfer for Human Gene Therapy, 2001.
  • Optimizing Nonviral-medicated Transfection of Human Intervertebral Disc Chondrocytes, 2008.
  • Potential Use of SOX9 Gene Therapy for Intervertebral Degenerative Disc Disorder, 2003.

Health Topics Posts

Who Should Visit the Spine Center?

DuPage Medical Group Spine Center

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems

Facet Joint Syndrome

DuPage Medical Group Spine Center

This condition is a deterioration of the facet joints, which help stabilize the spine and limit excessive motion.

Topics and Subtopics: Joints & Tissue,Spine & Back Problems

Degenerative Disc Disease

DuPage Medical Group Spine Center

This condition is a weakening of one or more vertebral discs, which normally act as a cushion between the vertebrae.

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems


Hospital Affiliations

  • Edward Hospital