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OrthoIllinois Opens New Clinic in Elgin

We’re excited to announce the opening our newest clinic in Elgin. The new Elgin clinic has 49,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility that will allow Ortho Illinois to expand access to orthopedic subspecialty services. The clinic is conveniently located at 1550 N....read more


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New Procedure to Fix Bunions for Good

We understand – bunions are not fun! That’s why we don’t want to see anyone suffer from them repeatedly. Unfortunately, more than 50 percent of bunion patients in the U.S. end up returning to the doctor with the same...read more


Sports Medicine

Life-long athletic background leads to orthopedic medical career

Cort Lawton, MD, always knew his career would involve sports in some way, shape, or form. “Sports consumed my life in my early years. I guess you could say I was a sports fanatic,” he shared. Growing up he...read more


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New CEO retains commitment to quality, cost effectiveness, and best outcomes

“Providing high-quality services with the most cost-effective approach and the best outcomes for our patients.” That’s my mantra and our continued vision as an organization as I begin my tenure as OrthoIllinois’ new CEO. Even before I joined OrthoIllinois...read more


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Keep your hands/wrists safe this Thanksgiving

There’s nothing festive about holiday-related injuries, but that doesn’t stop them from happening. Each November and December, we see patients who injure their fingers, hands and wrists doing routine holiday activities. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that...read more


Sports Medicine

OrthoIllinois Physicians Continue Partnership with Chicago Blackhawks

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2021) – Dr. Jon Whitehurst, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel, Dr. Scott Trenhaile and Dr. Cort Lawton, orthopedic sports medicine specialists at OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, will continue...read more