Sports Medicine Fellowship Faculty

Welcome from the Directors

Aaron Lee, DO

Aaron Lee, D.O.
Program Director

Dr. Lee serves as clinical faculty for the MacNeal Family Medicine Residency where he coordinates the musculoskeletal curriculum. 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, 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: Lutheran General Hospital
  • Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital

Danielle Bass, MD

Danielle Bass, M.D.
Associate Program Director

Dr. Bass works at Weiss Memorial Hospital in the Chicago Center for Orthopedics. She regularly acts as a community preceptor for the MacNeal Family Medicine Residency. She serves as the team physician for the Chicago Sky, Chicago Bandits, Schaumburg Boomers, Windy City Thunderbolts, Robert Morris University, in addition to St. Ignatius College Prep and St. Rita High School. She has been a physician for the Chicago Red Stars, the Chicago Outfit, Chicago State University and US Soccer.

  • Fellowship: O'Connor Hospital
  • Residency: MacNeal Hospital

Core Faculty

Balu Natarajan, M.D
Chicago Primary Care Sports Medicine

Kathleen Weber, M.D.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Mark Hutchinson, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Terry L. Nicola, MD, MS
University of Illinois at Chicago