Dr. Kevan Ketterling, MD

Dr. Kevan Ketterling, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Kevan Ketterling, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1975 Lin Lor Ln Ste Plaza

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

(847) 468-1400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CorVel
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Ketterling's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ketterling "A graduate of Northwestern University, Dr. Kevan Ketterling completed an Orthopedic Surgery Residency in Michigan and a Sports Medicine fellowship in Cincinnati where he served as Assistant Team Doctor for the Cincinnati Bengals and Reds. As the first fellowship trained Sports Medicine specialist in the Fox Valley he became Team Doctor for the Kane County Cougars in 1991, a position he still holds today."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ketterling ""I love the challenge of working with professional athletes, but my goal is to treat all my patients like the pros. I will bring the same experience, skill, and dedication to getting you back on your game.""

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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21  Procedures

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.


  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Grand Rapids Orthosurg Res Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Grand Rapids Res Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ketterling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ketterling's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ketterling's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very impatient and obviously very busy. Left my chart as well as other personal people charts open on his PC when hone from room for a long time which I found rather unprofessional. Against the advice of my attorney he told me that I should just pay for my visit in cash and hope that workman's...more
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Very knowledgeable, friendly, installs confidence. Have seen several times over the years, along with family. Great staff also.
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I would not recommend Dr Ketterling. In a recent meeting with him he failed to take the time to read my chart and found himself recommending a treatment for me that he just finished doing. jk
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I would highly recommend Dr Ketterling to friends and family, and I have! Dr. Ketterling has operated on both my husband and I with excellent post operative results; knees, and shoulders. Recently, I had a cutting edge treatment done using Protein rich plasma with complete resolution of my...more
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