Dr Bernard Bach is Director of Sports Medicine at Rush where he has developed a nationally recognized sports medicine program. Dr. Bach has published over 240 scientific papers, abstracts and book chapters. He serves on numerous national sports committees, editorial boards, and is an educator of residents, fellows, and his patients. Dr. Bach is board certified (1989) and recertified (1999) by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bach has served on the national boards of the Illinois Special Olympics, the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is the editor for the Journal of Knee Surgery. Dr. Bach has been selected to the Chicago Magazine's "Top Doctors" in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2006, and is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in sports medicine. He was inducted into the Illinois Athletic Trainer's "Hall of Fame" in 1995. Along with the other members of the sports medicine division, he has been selected as a team physician for the Chicago White Sox baseball team for 2004 and 2005.