Dr. Ernest Lindell, MD

Dr. Ernest Lindell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ernest Lindell, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic

1200 S York St Ste 2000

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri

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Top Care Areas

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more than 77% of peers
Achilles Tendinitis
more than 32% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 17% of peers

Dr. Lindell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigger Finger


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11  Procedures

  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Scott Air Force Base Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lindell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lindell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lindell to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lindell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Lindell took a wait and see approach with my daughters scoliosis. Luckily for me I was not pleased with dupage medical group at all and switched to a different doctor. This dr ordered a new brace for my daughter which gave us 50% more improvement in her curve. Had we just waited around for 6...more
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Fantastic Doctor! Dr. Lindell has treated two of my daredevil children's broken arms. He has a wonderful way with the kids and makes them feel at ease. He explains everything very clearly and it's fairly easy to get an appointment. I hope we don't have any more cause to see an ortho, but if we do,...more
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Dr. Lindell was excellent with our 15 year old son. We had an emergency -over the weekend accident that required surgery and hospitalization. Dr. Lindell was wonderful about explaining our options, kept constant touch with us during the hospital stay, and even went above and beyond to help us with...more
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Dr Lindell and his staff have been amazing in treating our daughter's broken femur. Scheduling is always hassle free, the desk staff is friendly & efficient, we never have to wait very long in the waiting room or in the exam room, the xray techs are consistently pleasant & quick, & Dr Lindell...more
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