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Dr. Steven Wardell, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Palos Heights, IL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Wardell is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital and Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center.
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Dr. Wardell received his orthopedic surgical training at the highly ranked Northwestern University. He has a specialty practice in hip and knee joint replacement as well as revisions. Dr. Wardell joined Parkview Orthopaedics in 1996, and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons as well as the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Currently, Dr. Wardell consults in the development of new surgical techniques and instrumentation, as well as computer navigation. Dr. Wardell has performed nearly 4,000 of joint replacement procedures. In January of 2009, computer assisted navigation was incorporated into all of his knee surgeries.
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University Of Illinois At Champaign-Urbana
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School | Graduated 1990
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
Northwestern University, Department Of Orthopedic Surgery
Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
Otto Aufranc Joint Reconstruction Fellowship, Tufts University, New England Baptist Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Palos Community Hospital, 2002
James Scholar Medical Honor's Program, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1990
Media & Publications
Wardell SR. Management of Acetabular Deficiency with a Bipolar Prosthesis at Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Bono JV, McCarthy JC, Thornhill TS, Bierbaum BE, Turner RH (eds): Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty, 1999 New York: Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1999: 44: 298-301.,
Wardell SR. Salvage Arthrodesis, Resection Arthroplasty, and Amputation in the Treatment of The Failed Knee Replacement. James V. Bono, M.D., and Richard D. Scott, M.D. (eds). Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. Springer-Verlag New York. 1999,
Bono JV, and Wardell SR. Salvage Knee Surgery: Arthrodesis and Resection Arthroplasty In: Craig EV, Padgett DE (eds): Textbook of Orthopaedic Surgery. Baltimore: Lipincott Williams & Wilkins. 1999: Section V (52): 660-671,
McCarthy JC, Wardell SR, Mason JB. Arthroscopy of the Hip. In: Callaghan JJ, Rosenberg AG, Rubash H (eds); The Adult Hip. Philadelphia: Lippincott Raven. 1998: 43 (volume 1): 721-736, 1998