Gilberto Munoz, M.D.
Chief Medical Director
Dr. Gilberto Munoz returns to the “Men in Red” for his 15th season, now as the Fire’s Medical Director. Munoz’s extensive background includes a tenure as the President of the Medical Directors Club of Chicago in 2001-2002, as well as membership in the American Academy of Family Physicians, Performing Arts Medical Association and Medical Directors Club of Chicago.
In addition to his duties with the Fire, Dr. Munoz is the Medical Director of Corporate Health and Traveling Medicine Clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and serves as the Plant Medical Director at General Motors/SPO, and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Occupational Medicine Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Munoz is an instructor for the School of Medicine at Northwestern University and also serves as a Medical Expert for the Social Security Administration and the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association.
Dr. Munoz received his Medical Degree from the University of Veracruz in Xalapa, Mexico, graduating first in his class. Additionally, Dr. Munoz earned a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Illinois School of Public Health in Chicago in 1997 and a fellowship in faculty development from Rush University in 1998.
Jason Koh, M.D.
Orthopedic, Hip and Knee
Dr. Jason Koh is an internationally known orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee, shoulder, and elbow reconstruction. After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard, he attended medical school at Johns Hopkins. He then completed a surgical internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and his orthopaedic residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical School. His fellowship in sports medicine was at the Cleveland Clinic. He is currently Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NorthShore University Health System and a Clinical Associate Professor at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Orthopaedic Association North American Traveling Fellowship, the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery Leadership Fellowship, and the Patellofemoral Foundation Traveling Fellowship. He has served as visiting professor at multiple institutions and has lectured extensively across the world. He has written over 40 papers and book chapters, and has made over 150 scientific presentations. His research has been recognized by the Richard O’Connor Award from the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Charles Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Society. He was previously the Medical Director for the Joffrey Ballet and currently the team orthopaedic surgeon for the Chicago Fire Soccer Team, and was formerly orthopaedic consultant to the Chicago Cubs. He also has served as President of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Senate and is past President of the Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He maintains a busy clinical practice and is an investigator for several ongoing clinical trials. His peers have recognized him as a “Best Doctor” and one of America’s “Top Physicians.”