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Leadership Team

Hythem P. Shadid, MD

Dr. Shadid is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and is President of Genesis Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He has been in practice since 1994 and specializes in advanced knee, hip, and shoulder conditions. He is a distinguished researcher, participating in consistent clinical studies on knee, shoulder, and hip conditions, specifically as it relates to innovative treatments for Osteoarthritis. He was also a pioneer in performing customized implants that are manufactured specifically for each patient’s individualized anatomy. He previously served as the team orthopedic physician for US National Soccer teams (both men and women’s). He is a frequent lecturer at national and international medical events, and is the past president of the DuPage County Medical Society. His goal in healthcare is simple: free patients to move freely, without pain – available to all, regardless of one’s particular insurance plan.


Andrew Shadid

Andrew Shadid is the CEO of Genesis Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, a medical group, and INC 5000 awardee, seeking to increase healthcare equity through care cost reduction. After graduating from Wheaton College with a focus on social entrepreneurship, he performed graduate work (Bridge Program) at the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business. At Genesis, Andrew and team are tackling the increasing problem of healthcare inequity, as 25% of the United States population lacks access to adequate specialty care services. Andrew has been invited to speak on this work nationally and internationally, most notably at the United Nations Headquarters, to Members of Congress, at various colleges and universities, and at numerous healthcare conferences in the United States. Andrew frequently travels to the Middle East, often leading trips of students and leaders to Israel/Palestine. Andrew is married to Maryam Bighash, is father to two sons, and is an avid soccer fan.

Advisory Board

James D. Witt

Jim Witt spent a forty-year career in healthcare as a clinician, consultant and executive leader. His career began as a surgical technician and subsequently a registered nurse in the operating room. He graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Ferris State University in Michigan and subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration with dual major in Marketing and Finance from Western Michigan University, where he is a fourth-generation graduate. He held certification as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives for more than twenty years. He has written and lectured on healthcare ethics, care management and clinical informatics. In addition to multiple clinical leadership positions, Jim worked for nine years as a full-time consultant to hospitals, health systems and specialty medical practices, initially with William Mercer and Company and later with the Chicago office of Ernest and Young, where he served as Senior Manager in the US healthcare consulting practice. Executive leadership positions included CEO of Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois, and Chief Operating Officer of Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston. He has served in interim CEO positions for a specialty surgical hospital and a 40-provider anesthesia practice. Jim has been married to his wife Diane for thirty-six years and they live in the Houston area. He has traveled in Europe and the Middle East and has a special interest in interfaith dialogue among Christians, Muslims and Jews. He currently serves Citadel Global Ventures as mentor to young entrepreneurs in Latin America and Africa.


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