Adam Schiff, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Arthritic Foot Problems
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunions
  • Congenital Ankle Deformity
  • Congenital Foot Deformity
  • Diabetic Foot Problems
  • Exercise-Related Foot Problems
  • Flat Feet
  • Foot Problems
  • Forefoot and toe pain
  • Great Toe Joint Arthritis
  • Hammertoe/unstable toes
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Pain
  • Plantar plate tear or rupture in forefoot
  • Sports Injury to Feet
  • Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Tibialis Posterior Tendinitis
  • achilles tendon ruptures
  • ankle arthritis
  • ankle arthroscopy
  • ankle fractures
  • ankle fusions
  • ankle replacement
  • foot fractures
  • jones fractures
  • stress fractures

About Dr. Schiff

Family, Blackhawks Hockey, Tennis, Sports

Medical Education

Medical School
Rush Medical College of Rush University
Loyola University Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery: Foot & Ankle Surgery


  • Factors influencing the number of applications submitted per applicant to orthopedic residency programs Finkler, E. S.; Fogel, H. A.; Kroin, E.; Kliethermes, S.; Wu, K.; Nystrom, L. M.; Schiff, A. P., Medical Education Online
  • Investigation of bone quality of the first and second sacral segments amongst trauma patients: concerns about iliosacral screw fixation Salazar, D.; Lannon, S.; Pasternak, O.; Schiff, A.; Lomasney, L.; Mitchell, E.; Stover, M., Journal of orthopaedics and traumatology : official journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Outcomes of Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis Through a Posterior Achilles Tendon-Splitting Approach Pellegrini, M. J.; Schiff, A. P.; Adams, S. B., Jr; DeOrio, J. K.; Easley, M. E.; Nunley, J. A., 2nd, Foot & Ankle International
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  • Pin Tract Infection Following Correction of Charcot Foot With Static Circular Fixation Finkler, E. S.; Kasia, C.; Kroin, E.; Davidson-Bell, V.; Schiff, A. P.; Pinzur, M. S., Foot & Ankle International
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients with Blount Disease or Blount-Like Deformity Natoli, R. M.; Nypaver, C. M.; Schiff, A. P.; Hopkinson, W. J.; Rees, H. W., The Journal of arthroplasty
  • Quantification of Shear Stresses Within a Transtibial Prosthetic Socket Schiff, A.; Havey, R.; Carandang, G.; Wickman, A.; Angelico, J.; Patwardhan, A.; Pinzur, M., Foot & Ankle International
  • Results of a near-peer musculoskeletal medicine curriculum for senior medical students interested in orthopedic surgery Schiff, A.; Salazar, D.; Vetter, C.; Andre, J.; Pinzur, M., Journal of surgical education
  • Variability in accreditation council for graduate medical education resident case log system practices among orthopaedic surgery residents Salazar, D.; Schiff, A.; Mitchell, E.; Hopkinson, W., The Journal of bone and joint surgery.American volume
  • Cost comparison: limb salvage versus amputation in diabetic patients with charcot foot Gil, J.; Schiff, A. P.; Pinzur, M. S., Foot & Ankle International
  • Diffraction-enhanced imaging for Achilles tendon lesions: a preliminary study Muehleman, C.; Li, J.; Schiff, A.; Zhong, Z., Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Short and long term failure of the modular oncology knee prosthesis Gitelis, S.; Yergler, J. D.; Sawlani, N.; Schiff, A.; Shott, S., Orthopedics
  • Trabecular angle of the human talus is associated with the level of cartilage degeneration Schiff, A.; Li, J.; Inoue, N.; Masuda, K.; Lidtke, R.; Muehleman, C., Journal of Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions
  • Dog and cat bites to the hand: treatment and cost assessment Benson, L. S.; Edwards, S. L.; Schiff, A. P.; Williams, C. S.; Visotsky, J. L., The Journal of hand surgery
  • The impact of school daily schedule on adolescent sleep Hansen, M.; Janssen, I.; Schiff, A.; Zee, P. C.; Dubocovich, M. L., Pediatrics