Practice News

Practice News

Ortho Illinois is the leading provider of orthopedic care in Illinois. Stay current with practice news, media coverage, research and more here. News coverage is updated regularly to reflect the most recent news announcements. Stay tuned.

February 11, 2021 … Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Rockford’s Hand Surgery specialists Dr. Brian Bear and Dr. Brian Foster, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine specialist Dr. Scott Trenhaile of OrthoIllinois for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors for 2021. Only four to five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor.
Castle Connolly Top DoctorsR are selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. after being nominated by peer physicians in an online nomination process. Nominations are open to all board certified MDs and DOs. Honorees are selected from the nominees by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including their medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and more.

September 2019 … William Bush, DPM and Mark Barba, MD performed the practice’s first total ankle replacement, known as total ankle arthroplasty in August 2019 and are now offering the procedure to patients with end-stage arthritis of the ankle.  Read the full release.

October 10, 2018 … OrthoIllinois opens new Rehab location at SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA in Rockford.  This newest location provides convenient access to rehabilitation services for residents and workers downtown and on the west side of Rockford.  Read more about this newest location and the contribution OrthoIllinois made to the YMCA toward its new climbing wall at the facility.

Sept. 17, 2018 …  Dr. Jon Whitehurst, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel, and Dr. Scott Trenhaile continue their work as part of the Chicago Blackhawks medical network.  Read the full story.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018Learn more. … Ortho Illinois opens new 30,000+ square foot clinic and walk-in injury care facility in Algonquin, Illinois.  This state-of-the-art facility offers access to all orthopedic subspecialties, physicial medicine & rehabilitation, and podiatry.

May 21, 2018 .. OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint provider in northern Illinois, has been a long-time partner with Rush University Medical Center, which was recently ranked No. 5 for Best Hospitals for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report.  Learn more about the OrthoIllinois / Rush university Medical Center connection.