A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Press completed a bachelor of science degree in bioengineering at the University of Illinois, with minors in chemistry and philosophy in 2003. He obtained his medical degree in 2007, graduating with honors, from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, where he also served as class president.
Staying in Chicago, Dr. Press completed his residency in 2012 at the University of Illinois Medical Center where he was named Chief Resident of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He followed his residency with a fellowship at the Houston Health Science Center at the University of Texas, specializing in shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery, utilizing the latest techniques in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacement.
Dr. Press has authored multiple papers on the treatment of shoulder injuries, total knee arthroplasty, and athletic sports and ankle injuries. He has presented at national meetings on problems with rotator cuff repair and also serves as a reviewer of manuscripts for multiple orthopedic journals. Dr. Press is recently married. He enjoys being active and completed the Chicago Marathon in 2005.
Dr. Press is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Press remains an avid Chicago and University of Illinois sports fan. His professional affiliations include Candidate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).