Orthopedic Surgery Specialists in Illinois

Chicago (433)Maywood (67)Springfield (63)Rockford (56)Naperville (45)
Peoria (43)Elmhurst (38)Glenview (36)Geneva (35)Aurora (30)Skokie (29)Champaign (27)Hinsdale (27)Orland Park (22)Oak Lawn (20)Schaumburg (20)Warrenville (20)Des Plaines (19)Joliet (19)Morton Grove (19)Bloomington (18)Algonquin (17)Arlington Heights (17)Elgin (17)Burr Ridge (16)Libertyville (16)Olympia Fields (16)Elk Grove Village (15)Hoffman Estates (15)Lombard (15)Palos Heights (15)Quincy (15)Crystal Lake (14)Lincolnshire (14)Park Ridge (14)Barrington (13)Gurnee (13)Herrin (13)New Lenox (13)Ottawa (13)Sycamore (13)Downers Grove (12)Moline (12)Bolingbrook (11)Galesburg (11)Mount Vernon (11)Tinley Park (11)Bartlett (10)Belleville (10)Effingham (10)Glen Ellyn (10)Huntley (10)Mattoon (10)Lake Forest (9)McHenry (9)Oak Brook (9)Yorkville (9)Bradley (8)Buffalo Grove (8)Glen Carbon (8)Grayslake (8)Morris (8)Oak Park (8)Western Springs (8)Westmont (8)Wilmette (8)Alton (7)Bourbonnais (7)Highland Park (7)Jacksonville (7)Mokena (7)North Chicago (7)Oakbrook Terrace (7)Winfield (7)Bannockburn (6)Danville (6)Decatur (6)Flossmoor (6)Gibson City (6)Palos Hills (6)Sandwich (6)Urbana (6)Bloomingdale (5)Evergreen Park (5)Freeport (5)Marion (5)Maryville (5)Melrose Park (5)Northbrook (5)Pekin (5)Peru (5)Plainfield (5)Saint Charles (5)Shiloh (5)Woodridge (5)Berwyn (4)Centralia (4)Dixon (4)Evanston (4)Granite City (4)Highland (4)Lemont (4)Lockport (4)O Fallon (4)Princeton (4)River Forest (4)Roscoe (4)Sterling (4)Streator (4)Westchester (4)Blue Island (3)Breese (3)Bridgeview (3)Fox River Grove (3)Frankfort (3)Galena (3)Hazel Crest (3)Lake Barrington (3)Lake Zurich (3)Lincoln (3)Mt Zion (3)Normal (3)Olney (3)Paris (3)Riverside (3)Robinson (3)Salem (3)Silvis (3)Spring Valley (3)

Learn more about Orthopedic Surgery Specialists

An orthopedic surgeon specializes in diagnosing, treating, preventing and rehabilitating injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including the muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons, nerves and bones. An orthopedic surgeon provides medical and surgical care for people of all ages who have problems with their joints, muscles or bones.

An orthopedic surgeon typically:

 
  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history and any previous tests or records

  • Performs a physical exam

  • Provides exercise, alternative and rehabilitation therapies

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications

  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic musculoskeletal diseases and conditions including back pain, arthritis, and sports injuries

  • Performs surgical procedures on your bones, joints, and surrounding tissues and structures, such as knee replacement or anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair

An orthopedic surgeon may also be known as a bone doctor, orthopedic doctor, joint specialist, or orthopedist. You may also see it spelled differently, as orthopaedic surgeon (orthopaedist).

There are 1377 specialists practicing Orthopedic Surgery in Illinois with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 255 hospitals in Illinois with affiliated Orthopedic Surgery specialists, including Evanston Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital - Main Campus and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.