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Orthopaedics (Bones & Joints)

More than 30 percent of men report joint pain to their physicians—and that percentage continues to increase as we age, due to accidents and arthritis. If severe joint pain is preventing you from living your life, our orthopaedic surgeons can help.

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital offers comprehensive orthopaedic services and performs more orthopaedic surgeries for Lake County residents than any other hospital. We are ranked high-performing in orthopaedics by U.S. News & World Report and have been the most preferred for all health needs since 2005*.

More than 30 of Lake County's top orthopaedic surgeons practice at Northwestern Lake Forest, and many have specialized fellowship training. They perform cutting-edge procedures both in Lake Forest and at the Northwestern Grayslake Surgery Center, including:

Using the latest medical techniques allows you to return to your daily routine quickly and with less pain. Our experienced, compassionate team cares for patients of all ages, from young athletes to older adults.

Many of our patients experience rapid recovery times—in fact, same day surgeries are available for many procedures. If necessary, our Joint & Spine Center is a dedicated orthopaedic unit with private rooms and a rehab gym.

Learn more about Orthopaedic Services at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital:

*In 2013, for the ninth year in a row, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital was named National Research Corporation's Consumer Choice hospital for best doctors, best nurses, highest quality and image and most preferred for all health needs in Lake and Kenosha counties.

Contact Us

Talk to your physician about orthopaedic surgery if you experience:

  • Pain or stiffness that limits your everyday activities
  • Aching and stiffness, especially in the morning or after periods of inactivity
  • Pain that keeps you awake at night, or continues even when resting
  • Little or no relief from medications
Find an orthopaedic surgeon in our Online Physician Directory or by calling 847.535.6171.

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Orthopaedics (Bones & Joints)

Lake Forest