What Is 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.
One in three Americans suffers from pain or limitation of motion in the bones, joints, muscles or surrounding structures, and the majority of people who are 75 and older have some form of musculoskeletal disorder, especially arthritis.
Orthopaedic surgeons focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders that affect:
Orthopaedic surgeons treat patients of all ages, and for conditions that may include joint replacement, bone fractures, spinal deformity, and sports injuries.
Northwestern Medicine’s orthopaedic surgeons provide leading musculoskeletal treatment, using state-of-the-art imaging and operating room facilities. The Orthopaedics Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital was ranked No. 15 by U.S. News & World Report in 2022–2023. The collaborative, comprehensive continuum of care provided helps ensure more accurate diagnoses, a streamlined process for patients, and better outcomes.
Meet the Teams
- Adult Scoliosis
- Back, Neck and Spine
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Foot and Ankle
- Herniated Disk
- Hip Problems, Including Fractures
- Joint Deterioration
- Labral Hip Tear
- Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
- Ligament Injuries to the Knee
- Medial Epicondylitis (golfers or baseball elbow)
- Neck Pain
- Neuromuscular Deformities
- Orthopaedic-related Diabetes Complications
- Paget's Disease of the Bone
- Pediatric Scoliosis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Shoulder Pain and Problems
- Soft-Tissue Injuries
- Sports Injury
- Tendon Injuries
- Torn Meniscus
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.