Physician Spotlight - Kermit S. Muhammad, MD

Dr. Kermit Muhammad is completing his tenth year of practice at OAK Orthopedics where he has brought his expertise and surgical skills in hand and upper extremity. A 1995 graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia Dr. Muhammad attended medical school at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem North Carolina and completing his medical degree in 1999. He then attended Howard University for his orthopedic surgery residency which was completed in 2004, then it was on to completing a Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 2005. An extremely well prepared surgeon Dr. Muhammad additionally completed his Certificate of Advanced Qualification in Hand Surgery in 2008, in addition to ABOS Board Certification.

Dr. Muhammad has served the Kankakee region as a fellowship trained hand surgeon for the past ten years, and in an industrial and agricultural area his expertise is of the utmost importance. His abilities and skill have allowed hundreds of patients form the area to receive world class care hand care on a timely basis. Dr. Muhammad has traveled to various locations to explore additional medical knowledge and new techniques which include; Zurich Switzerland, Dublin Ireland, Zliten Lybia, Seoul South Korea and Singapore.

Dr. Muhammad has presented internationally on several hand surgery techniques and procedures and is very interested in medical mission work in underserved countries. Dr. Muhammad has staff appointments at Riverside Medical Center, Presence St. Mary’s Hospital and OAK Surgical Institute. Dr.Muhammad sees patientsin theBradley office and appointments can be made by calling (815) 928-8050.