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Orthopaedics

Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics provides comprehensive care for patients experiencing pain or limitation of motion in the bones, joints, muscles or surrounding structures.

Services

One in three Americans suffers from pain or limitation of motion in the bones, joints, muscles or surrounding structures. The majority of people 75 and older have some form of musculoskeletal disorder, especially arthritis.

Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics has a complete range of specialized orthopaedic care to get you back in motion.

Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics offers leading-edge care for arthritis, sports injury recovery and joint replacement, that meets your total needs.

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the only Illinois hospital on the national Honor Roll for 12 straight years, and our orthopaedics program is consistently ranked among the top orthopaedic programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital performs the second-highest number of lower extremity joint replacement surgeries in the state of Illinois
  • Orthopaedic specialists* on the medical staffs of Northwestern Medicine lead a variety of research studies
  • Comprehensive, integrated orthopaedic services
  • Exceptional patient experience

Meet the Teams

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Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics has a complete range of specialized orthopaedic care to get you back in motion, offering leading-edge care for arthritis, recovery from sports injury, and joint replacement that meets your needs.

Areas of Care

Back, Neck and Spine

Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive care and treatment for conditions of the back, neck and spine.  

Chiropractic Medicine

Chiropractic medicine is a form of the healing arts specializing in disorders of the spine and related conditions.

Foot and Ankle

Northwestern Medicine specialists help you relieve foot and ankle pain and restore function. 

Geriatric Fractures

Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics provides comprehensive care for geriatric fractures. 

Hand, Wrist and Elbow

Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics offers focused care for all types of hand and arm conditions. 

Joint Preservation

The Northwestern Medicine Hip and Knee Joint Preservation Center offers surgical and nonsurgical options for preserving a deteriorating joint to delay or avoid joint replacement surgery.

Joint Replacement

The Northwestern Medicine Joint Replacement team offers advanced treatments and a philosophy of collaborative care for patients with joint problems. 

Orthopaedic Surgery

Northwestern Medicine offers leading-edge orthopaedic surgery to help you find relief from the pain and limitations of bones, joints, muscles or surrounding structures.  

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes your bones to weaken.

Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic)

Northwestern Medicine offers complete care to help you recover from sports injuries and improve your overall wellness, fitness and performance. 

Trauma

Northwestern Medicine offers care and treatment for bones, joints or nerves that have been severely damaged by trauma. 

Conditions

Treatments

Locations & Contact Information
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    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Nationally recognized in Orthopaedics (No. 19)

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    Looking for a Second Opinion?

    It's vital that you're comfortable with your treatment decision and have confidence in your doctor. For these reasons, a second opinion with another specialist can help you make smart treatment decisions.

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    Take our Joint Health Risk Assessment now.

    Rehabilitation Care For Your Orthopaedic Needs

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    When you choose Northwestern Medicine for your rehabilitation, you will get one-on-one care from therapists who are trained in treating patients of all ages with common to complex orthopaedic conditions. Our goal is to help you achieve your maximum function so you can get back to doing what you love.

    Learn about outpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation.

    *

    In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.