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James P. Sostak, MD

James Sostak, MD


  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

Clinical Interests:

  • Arthroscopy of the Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Ankle
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Hip Scope
  • Platelet Rich Plasma

Dr. James Sostak is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine.

Dr. Sostak’s passion for sports medicine developed through his own participation in team sports. A former professional baseball player on the NCAA’s Verizon Academic All-American Baseball Team, he set the current NCAA men’s baseball record for most consecutive hits.

Dr. Sostak takes care of athletes of all ages, providing numerous options for treating sports injuries. He serves the community as a team physician for Aurora Central Catholic High School.

Fellowship Training

  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Van Nuys


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


  • Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Medical School

  • Doctor of Medicine, Stritch School Medicine at Loyola University, Chicago


  • Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois (graduated summa cum laude)


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Kane County Medical Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Staff, Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva
  • Staff, Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin
  • Staff, Sherman Hospital, Elgin

More About Dr. James Sostak

Dr. Sostak was a former team physician for Milwaukee Public Schools High School Varsity Football, NCAA Division III Men’s Hockey at Concordia University in Wisconsin, Canyon High School Varsity Football in Canyon County California and LA Valley Community College Football.

He enjoys participating in a variety of sports, including baseball, slow-pitch softball, golf, and running.

Dr. Sostak has numerous publications and research papers under his belt –including articles on arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic meniscal repair, and a book chapter entitled The Throwing Shoulder.

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