Our Staff

John Bojchuk, MS, ATCL

Phone: 312-432-2359    Fax: 708-409-5179    Email: john.bojchuk@rushortho.com

Athletic Trainer

Working closely with the physicians and the clinical team, John provides expert injury evaluation to Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Sports Medicine patients. His ability to effectively assist in the care of injured athletes is a key part of the success of the program.

John has practiced with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush for over 20 years. His considerable experience as an athletic trainer extends beyond the clinical setting, however. For nine seasons, John served as an athletic trainer for the National Basketball Association's Chicago Pre-Draft Camps. He also served as an Athletic Trainer for the Chicago Breeze professional women's volleyball team and as the Head Athletic Trainer of the University of Illinois-Chicago Men's Basketball program.

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Performs patient histories and physical examinations
  • Dictates progress notes
  • Handles patient phone calls
  • Orders prescriptions per physician's orders
  • Communicates with worker's compensation administrators
  • Develops home exercise instructions for patients
  • Develops patient educational programs
  • Performs functional/performance testing
  • Instructs medical students, residents, and fellows on physical therapy techniques
  • Coordinates and participates in research efforts


University of Illinois-Chicago

  • Master of Science, Exercise Science/Physiology, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Education, 1985

Professional Certifications and Licenses

  • Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Illinois
  • Certified Teacher, State of Illinois (K-12)
  • American Red Cross First Aid
  • American Heart Association CPR/AED/Professional Rescuer

Professional Memberships

  • National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Illinois Athletic Trainers Association
Valencia Robinson-Jordan

Phone: 312-432-2353   Fax: 708-409-5179     Email: valencia.jordan@rushortho.com

Academic Assistant / Clinic-Surgery Coordinator
Phyllis Velez

Phone: 312-942-4301   Fax: 312-942-2101   Email: Phyllis_Velez@rush.edu

Academic Secretary - Sports Fellowship Coordinator