Dr. Daley is one of Chicagoland’s leading surgeons in the areas of Total Hip Replacement, Minimally Invasive Hip, Knee Replacement and Knee Arthroscopy. Dr. Daley gained national prominence when, as team physician for the Chicago White Sox, he performed Bo Jackson’s Total Hip Replacement, allowing him to successfully return to playing professional baseball. He also performed Artificial Knee Replacement surgery on Dan Hampton, a Hall of Fame NFL defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears.

Dr. Daley is involved in the design and development of surgical implants for several manufacturers, giving him additional insight into determining the best solutions for his patients. He is a regularly featured speaker on orthopaedic topics related to the hip and knee.

Dr. Daley has advanced training and extensive experience in specialized joint surgery including a Reconstructive Joint Surgery fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Medical School

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL


Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL


Reconstructive Joint Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas of Specialty

  • Adult Reconstructive Joint Surgery
  • Cartilage Repair & Transplantation
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Visionaire Custom Patient Instrumentation for Total Knee Replacement

Current & Previous Appointments

  • Partner, Hinsdale Orthopaedics
  • Former Team Physician, Chicago White Sox

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Physician Assistants

Clinical Support Staff

Dr. Robert J. Daley has office hours at the following locations:

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Awards and Honors

US News & World Report Top Doctors