As a board certified orthopedic trauma surgeon, Dr. Gardner provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment with special interest in fractures, including the pelvis and acetabulum, as well as treatment of nonunions, malunions, fragility fractures and periprosthetic fractures.

Following his medical education at SIU School of Medicine, Dr. Gardner completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in Wichita. His fellowship orthopedic trauma surgery training was completed at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Education & Professional Certifications


Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, KS


Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certified

  • Surgery, Orthopaedic


Springfield Clinic 1st - 800 Building, (1st Floor)

800 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL


Hospital & Facility Affiliations

  • Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
  • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
  • Ambulatory Surgery & Endoscopy Center, Springfield, IL

Professional Memberships

  • Associate Program Director, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Memorial Medical Center
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Sangamon County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Faculty Member, AOTrauma North America

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • Memorial Medical Center - Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Associate Program Director