We found 29 orthopedic surgeons who accept Workers' Compensation near Elgin, IL.

Dr. Craig Martin Torosian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Craig Torosian's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include microsurgery, musculoskeletal injuries, and sports health. Dr. Torosian is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Torosian takes. He welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Tennis Elbow, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevan E Ketterling, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Kevan Ketterling specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, ligament problems, and shoulder problems. Dr. Ketterling is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Spectrum Health. The average patient rating for Dr. Ketterling is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ketterling takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Ligament Problems

Dr. Thomas Allen Atkins, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Atkins' medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Atkins's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, musculoskeletal injuries, and arthritis. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Atkins is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hand Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Gitelis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Michael Gitelis' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Gitelis a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Gitelis attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

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Dr. David R Morawski, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. David Morawski's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, musculoskeletal injuries, and shoulder problems. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morawski honors. Dr. Morawski is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Morawski has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction, Hip Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. James Patrick Sostak II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. James Sostak is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Sostak's clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Sostak is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ligament ... (Read more)

Dr. James Robert Seeds, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. James Seeds specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Elgin, IL, Geneva, IL, and Algonquin, IL. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Seeds trained at Hamot Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Seeds accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Joshua M Alpert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Joshua Alpert's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Elgin, IL, Geneva, IL, and Barrington, IL. Dr. Alpert has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alpert include shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tear, and meniscus tear. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. He is accepting new patients. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Alpert completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Karl Bartel, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Eric Bartel is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Patient ratings for Dr. Bartel average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Bartel is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bartel's office for an appointment. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and a graduate of Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University's residency program.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig A Popp, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Craig Popp works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Popp attended the University of Minnesota Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Popp include vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and musculoskeletal injuries. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Popp welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Compression Fractures, Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael G Kogan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kogan's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Elgin, IL and Algonquin, IL. His clinical interests include hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, and knee replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Kogan graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Russell Geoffrey Benuck, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
864 West Sterns Road
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Russell Benuck works as an orthopedic surgeon in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and more. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Benuck completed his residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Dr. Timothy Scott Petsche, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Timothy Petsche's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. On average, patients gave Dr. Petsche a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He accepts United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Petsche attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ligament ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
864 West Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Anubhav Jagadish practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Jagadish performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Dr. Vishal M Mehta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Vishal Mehta is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Mehta is 5.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mehta honors. Dr. Mehta studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency. Dr. Mehta is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Vincent Paul Cannestra, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Vincent Cannestra specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Cannestra's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cannestra takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Cannestra studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.