Sports Medicine Fellowship Faculty

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Aaron Lee, D.O.
Program Director

Dr. Lee has been with the MacNeal fellowship for over 10 years, acting as the Program Director since 2011. Dr. Lee also serves as clinical faculty for the MacNeal Family Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine Residency and Traditional Year Internship. He acts as the Medical Director for multiple half marathons in the Chicago area, in addition to serving as the team physician for Morton College, Loyola Unversity Chicago, Morton High School, and Argo High School. He has been a physician for the Chicago Red Stars, the Chicago Sky and the Joffrey Ballet. His interests include MSK ultrasound and osteopathic manipulative therapy.

  • Fellowship: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital

Eliza Pierko, M.D.
Associate Program Director

Dr. Pierko is a previous graduate of the fellowship, has been clinical faculty since 2017, and the Associate Program Director since 2020. Dr. Pierko also serves as clinical faculty for the MacNeal Family Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine Residency and Traditional Year Internship. She acts as a team physician for Morton College, Loyola Unversity Chicago, Morton High School, and Argo High School. She has been a physician for the Chicago Red Stars, the Chicago Sky and the Joffrey Ballet. Her clinical intersts include Female Athletes, Ultrasound-guided procedures and Running Medicine.

  • Fellowship: Loyola Medicine MacNeal Hospital
  • Residency: Amita St Joseph Hospital Chicago

Core Faculty

Nathaniel Jones, M.D
Primary Care Sports Medicine - Loyola University Medical Center

Haemi Choi, M.D
Primary Care Sports Medicine - Loyola University Medical Center

Stacey Bennis, M.D
Primary Care Sports Medicine, PM&R, Women's Health/Urogyne - Loyola University Medical Center

Pietro Tonino, M.D
Orthopedic Sports Medicine - Loyola University Medical Center

Douglas Evans, M.D
Orthopedic Sports Medicine - Loyola University Medical Center

Prempreet Bajaj, D.O.
PM&R, Spine/Pain Management - Loyola University Medical Center

Balu Natarajan, M.D
Primary Care Sports Medicine - Chicago Primary Care Sports Medicine