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James Sostak, M.D. graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Health Science in 2001. At Benedictine, he was a member of the baseball team, was voted team MVP his junior and senior years and set the current NCAA record for most consecutive hits with 15. As a senior, he was a member of the NCAA Verizon Academic All-America Team.
Sostak earned his M.D. at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and was inducted into the AOA Medical Honor Society. While in medical school, he played one season of professional baseball for the Rockford Riverhawks. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin and specialized his training with a fellowship in sports medicine from the Southern California Orthopedic Institute.
In 2011, he joined Fox Valley Orthopedics in Geneva, Illinois and has been in practice for four years, specializing in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee. He enjoys providing team coverage for local high schools and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
He resides in St. Charles, Illinois with his wife, Amy, and their children: Addison and William.