Scott W. Mox, MD

Scott W. Mox, MD

Dr. Mox entered private practice in 1988 after completing his orthopaedic residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago.

He has served as Chief of the Surgical Department at Advocate Sherman Hospital and has been a member of the Executive Committee.

Dr. Mox specializes in general orthopedics, sports medicine, fracture care, arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder for rotator cuff injuries, joint replacement surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder, knee arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel syndrome.  He was the first to perform Direct Anterior Approach hip replacement at Advocate Sherman Hospital, a fairly new procedure at the time, which is minimally invasive and offers excellent outcomes.

BACHELOR’S DEGREE University of Illinois
MEDICAL DEGREE Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
INTERNSHIP Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center
RESIDENCY Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center


  • Board certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member, Elgin Medical Seminar
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Illinois State Medical Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons


  • Advocate Sherman Hospital
  • Presence St. Joseph Hospital


Posted: 2019-02-14
I have been seeing Dr Mox for more than 10 years for various orthopedic conditions - in my opinion he is one of the best.

Posted: 2019-02-14
Dr Mox minimized the level of my pain.

Posted: 2019-01-09
I appreciate not being rushed. The doctor always takes time to answer any questions I have. Very thorough.

Posted: 2018-12-11
Very good

Posted: 2018-12-07
I like Doctor Mox's bedside manner and concerns about my condition and pain that I was in.

Posted: 2018-11-17
Simply OUTSTANDING. The Dr. was courteous, took his time in explaining himself and what was going on with my body. I truly appreciated how he spoke to me, understood my concerns and how he offered suggestions for me to improve and what my options were.

Posted: 2018-11-11
I have the utmost faith in Dr.Mox and his diagnosis and treatment,

Posted: 2018-11-09
Dr Mox did my right total knee replacement 11 yrs ago. I have total confidence and respect in him and his opinion.

Posted: 2018-11-07
Was caring and thorough in examining and explaining my problem.

Posted: 2018-10-31
Third doctor I have seen for this knee and Doctor Mox has spent more time explaining things and asking questions then all off them together. Extremely comfortable and confident with Doctor Mox.

Posted: 2018-10-26
long time patient- Dr. Mox is a great surgeon!!

Posted: 2018-10-25
Very informative and pleasant.

Posted: 2018-10-25
I have been seeing Dr. Mox for more than 10 years - he is always very professional yet personal and friendly - concerned and answers all my questions. He is a very skilled surgeon.