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OrthoIllinois physician’s medical career takes flight after the Navy

Orthopedic surgery seems like a natural career path today for Dr. Jon Whitehurst, who grew up with a passion for engineering and spent time maneuvering Navy jets. His foray into medicine is an interesting journey. He enjoyed chemistry and biology as a young student, as his father was an engineer. Originally from Evanston, he graduated… read more


Growing number of patients choose OrthoIllinois as health care partner

The northern Illinois region is increasingly being recognized as a destination for health care, and OrthoIllinois is a proud member of that developing landscape. There are multiple hospitals, specialty providers, health care clinics, medical colleges and universities, and nonprofits located in our various communities. These organizations employ thousands of people, they train providers and they… read more


Ortho Illinois Physicians Work With Chicago Blackhawks, IceHogs

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Sept. 17, 2018) – Dr. Jon Whitehurst, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel and Dr. Scott Trenhaile orthopedic sports medicine specialists at OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, continue their work this year as part of the Chicago Blackhawks medical network. Whitehurst and Van Thiel helped conduct preseason player… read more


Ortho Illinois Opens New Clinic in Algonquin

OrthoIllinois expanded specialized orthopedic care with the opening of its new Algonquin Clinic on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The new site is located at 650 S. Randall Road, between Bunker Hill and Harnish drives. This state-of-the-art clinic improves access to bone and joint specialists with expertise in: Sports medicine (shoulder, hip and knee injuries) Hands, wrists… read more


Your experience matters to us

Word of mouth is still a powerful tool for finding recommendations on all types of services, from a good restaurant to a mechanic who can fix your car. When seeking out a doctor or specialty health care provider, we also ask our friends and family. “Do you like your doctor? I’m looking for a new… read more


New OrthoIllinois Scholarship Honors Memory of Former Employee

Rockford, Ill. (July 31, 2018) – OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, has created a scholarship in memory of Kelsea Anderson, a physical therapy assistant who passed away in January 2018. The scholarship will benefit students enrolled in Blackhawk Technical College’s Physical Therapy Assistant Program in Janesville, Wisconsin. Anderson… read more