Orthopedic Group

Our highly skilled and exceptionally trained team of orthopedic and sports medicine specialists, also known as the Orthopedic Group, offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to your musculoskeletal system--the body's bones and muscles, as well as its joints ligaments, nerves and tendons.

We deliver a full range of surgical and non-operative treatments for diseases, fractures, injuries and pain for patients of all ages. From toddlers with dislocated elbows to seniors desiring greater mobility, we are ready with an expert team of specialists to care for you, including spine, upper extremity and lower extremity sub-specialists.

And athletes? We've got you covered. Our team of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants represents the finest sports care and sports medicine doctors in downstate Illinois. We have the training and experience to keep you in or get you back in the game.

Patients will find it easy to access our team. In addition to our regular office hours, we sponsor the Ortho 1st Clinic with extended hours of operation for the convenience of our patients. We can usually offer same-day appointments, but assure patients they will be seen for an assessment within 24 hours of their call. No physician referral is required and patients can call us directly for an appointment.

Our team of physicians and surgeons provides comprehensive evaluation and medical services in orthopedics and sports medicine. We offer a wide range of surgical and non-surgical treatment options for bone and joint diseases and injuries. Services provided include arthroscopic surgery, foot and ankle surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, joint replacement, orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation, spine surgery and sports medicine. 

Our services include:

  • Arthroscopic surgery of the ankles, elbows, knees, shoulders
  • Joint reconstruction and replacement of the hip and knee - our experts have experience using many different types of advanced prosthetic devices for joint replacement
  • Corrective surgery of the foot, ankle, wrist, shoulder, elbow and hand
  • Spine surgery, often using minimally invasive techniques
  • Sports medicine and sports care for patients of all ages and abilities, including prep, college and professional athletes and individuals interested in leading an active lifestyle--we treat many sports injuries with minimally invasive techniques
  • Orthopedic care for children and adolescents, including specializations in scoliosis, spinal deformities, and other pediatric conditions
  • Rehabilitation and restoration of function
  • Ortho 1st Injury Clinic offering quick patient access to the orthopedic care they need

Injuries to the musculoskeletal system--the body's bones, joints and muscles--should be evaluated by a qualified orthopedic specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. And, the earlier a patient can be seen and treated, the sooner he can begin the recovery process.

The Ortho 1st Clinic at Springfield Clinic is staffed by experts in orthopedics who are available for appointments, usually the same day, to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sport injuries, workplace accidents or other acute injuries that require immediate attention.

Our board certified team utilizes state-of-the-art digital imaging equipment located right in our offices. This service provides patients the ultimate in comfort and convenience, and equips our doctors with the highest quality diagnostic images so they can offer the most appropriate treatment plan for each patient.

Our services include the prompt evaluation and treatment of all injuries to the musculoskeletal system, including injuries of the:

  • Upper extremities (shoulders, arms, elbows, hands and fingers)
  • Lower extremities (hips, legs, knees, ankles, feet and toes)
  • Neck and back
The Ortho 1st Clinic is located on the first floor of Springfield Clinic 1st, 800 North 1st Street in Springfield, just east of Memorial Medical Center.

Ortho 1st Clinic hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm CST
Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Saturday, 8:00 - 11:00 am CST

For more information or to schedule an appointment call 217.528.7541 and ask for the BONE PHONE.

Orthopedic Group at Springfield Clinic