Undergraduate: Morehouse College
Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency: Howard University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualification – Hand & Microsurgery
Dr. Kermit Muhammad is a native of Washington, D.C. He completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He then completed medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem North Carolina. He returned to Washington, DC to complete his residency in Orthopaedic surgery at Howard University Hospital. He then received additional training in Hand and microsurgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is currently board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and posses a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Hand and Microsurgery.
Dr. Muhammad is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) , American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand (CSSH), National Medical Association (NMA) ,Illinois State Medical Society and the Kankakee Medical Society.
Dr. Muhammad has presented in national and international academic forums. He has presented his research in the field of hand surgery in diverse locations including Dublin Ireland and Zliten,Libya. Most recently he has presented at the 11th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH) in Seoul, South Korea in October of 2010. He presented his experience in introducing Hand surgery in North Africa. In addition to is academic presentations he has published reports in the American Journal of Orthopaedics and the Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association.
Dr. Muhammad received the Physician Service Excellence Award at Riverside Medical Center Kankakee, Illinois.
Dr. Kermit Muhammad is ranked by Healthgrades as a “Five-Star Doctor”, its highest level of recognition.