Pietro Tonino, MD, FAAOS

Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

Orthopaedic Surgery
Program Director, Sports Medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Italian

Clinical Expertise

  • Arthroscopy of the Knee
  • Arthroscopy of the Shoulder
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Industrial Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Injuries

About Dr. Tonino

Golf, Hockey

Medical Education

Medical School
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedics - Orthopaedic Surgery: Sports Medicine

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • The Effect of Compression Stockings on Cerebral Desaturation Events in Obese Patients Undergoing Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Beach-Chair Position Tauchen, A. J.; Salazar, D.; Barton, G. J.; Francois, A.; Tonino, P.; Garbis, N. G.; Evans, D., Arthroscopy : The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery : Official Publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association
  • Effect of head and neck positioning on cerebral perfusion during shoulder arthroscopy in beach chair position Salazar, D.; Sears, B.; Acosta, A.; Aghdasi, B.; Francois, A.; Tonino, P.; Marra, G., Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances
  • Arthroscopic absorbable suture fixation for tibial spine fractures Verdano, M. A.; Pellegrini, A.; Lunini, E.; Tonino, P.; Ceccarelli, F., Arthroscopy techniques
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  • Cerebral Desaturation During Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Prospective Observational Study Salazar, D.; Sears, B. W.; Andre, J.; Tonino, P.; Marra, G., CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH
  • Cerebral desaturation events during shoulder arthroscopy in the beach chair position: patient risk factors and neurocognitive effects Salazar, D.; Sears, B.; Aghdasi, B.; Only, A.; Francois, A.; Tonino, P.; Marra, G., Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery /
  • Functional data for the diagnosis of patellofemoral laxity obtained by MRI during quadriceps isometric contraction Lomasney, L. M.; Demos, T. C.; Neveu, M.; Fedors, N. H.; Tonino, P.; Cheung, L. W., Orthopedics
  • The biomechanical and histologic effects of platelet-rich plasma on rat rotator cuff repairs. Beck, J.; Evans, D.; Tonino, P. M.; Yong, S.; Callaci, J. J., American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Complex shoulder disorders: evaluation and treatment. Tonino, P. M.; Gerber, C.; Itoi, E.; Porcellini, G.; Sonnabend, D.; Walch, G., Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Effect of corticosteroids on the biomechanical strength of rat rotator cuff tendon. Mikolyzk, D. K.; Wei, A. S.; Tonino, P.; Marra, G.; Williams, D. A.; Himes, R. D.; Wezeman, F. H.; Callaci, J. J., Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume
  • Evaluation of bone incorporation of patellar tendon autografts and allografts for ACL reconstruction using CT. Lomasney, L. M.; Tonino, P. M.; Coan, M. R., Orthopedics
  • The effect of corticosteroid on collagen expression in injured rotator cuff tendon. Wei, A. S.; Callaci, J. J.; Juknelis, D.; Marra, G.; Tonino, P.; Freedman, K. B.; Wezeman, F. H., Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume
  • Medical supervision of high school football in Chicago: does inadequate staffing compromise healthcare? Tonino, P. M.; Bollier, M. J., Physician & Sportsmedicine
  • Radiologic case study. Triplane fracture of the distal tibia Rifkin, G. B.; Lomasney, L. M.; Demos, T. C.; Tonino, P., Orthopedics
  • The anesthetic and recovery profile of two doses (60 and 80 mg) of plain mepivacaine for ambulatory spinal anesthesia. Pawlowski, J.; Sukhani, R.; Pappas, A. L.; Kim, K. M.; Lurie, J.; Gunnerson, H.; Corsino, A.; Frey, K.; Tonino, P., Anesthesia & Analgesia