Dr. Robert Thorsness, MD

Dr. Robert Thorsness, MD

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Dr. Robert Thorsness, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Washington University, St Louis in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

951 Essington Rd

Joliet, IL 60435

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Thorsness' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorsness treats Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Thorsness treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorsness treats Shoulder Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Thorsness treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Joint Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorsness treats Joint Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thorsness treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thorsness' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Disorders
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

About Me

He believes in a team-oriented approach to treatment, which often involves physical and occupational therapists to maximize functional outcomes for his patients.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

Education

2016
Rush University
Fellowship Hospital
2015
University Of Rochester
Residency Hospital
2010
Washington University, St Louis
Medical School
2005
Northwestern University
Undergraduate School
2016
2015
2010
2005

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Dr Thorsness did a great job repairing my clavical disunion. I needed 2 plates It feels like new
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I tore my rotator cuff falling off a bicycle. I was referred to Dr Thorsness at Hinsdale Orthopaedics for treatment. Dr T informed me that the tear in my Supraspinatus was large as I could not raise my right arm & could only be fixed by surgery which he did with his team at St Josephs, Joliet. I...Read More
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Dr. Thorsness and his team did an outstanding job with my elbow surgery. I have had no pain and am now completely healed.
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Extremely gifted hands! Highly recommend Dr Thorsness! Dr’s Assistant Chris was fantastic as well. 5 stars all the way
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Without the excellent care I doubt I would have this much movement in my shoulder
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Locations

Hinsdale Orthopaedics

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    • Mon: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 7:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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