Orthopedic Services
 

Dirk Nelson, M.D.
Chief of Orthopedics

Contact:
For a physician referral,
please call 312.567.2600.

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Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a competitive athlete or are simply feeling the aches and pains of age, Mercy has the cure for all of your bone and joint ills. Mercy’s unparalleled commitment to minimally invasive procedures, combined with broad specialty and sub-specialty expertise, establishes Mercy as a leader in orthopedic care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mercy Orthopedic specialists care for a wide range of bone, joint, and musculoskeletal injury and conditions including:

  • Back & Neck
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Hip & Knee
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Sports Related Injures
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Repetitive Use Injury
  • Fractures & Concussions

At Mercy, highly skilled orthopedic surgeons are continually expanding the boundaries of orthopedic medicine. Our physicians use sophisticated, minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to treat a variety of sports injuries, as well as knee, elbow, shoulder, hip and wrist pain. Some of the pioneering procedures available at Mercy include:

 

Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)

ACI is a groundbreaking treatment for damaged knee cartilage that involves growing new cartilage in a laboratory.

 

Arthroscopic Joint, Muscle and Tendon Repair

Advances in arthroscopy and smaller, more refined instruments allow for new, minimally invasive treatment options for a number of common problems, including chronic pain, cartilage tears, torn ligaments, rotator cuff pain and certain fractures.

At Mercy, our comprehensive orthopedic care is about designing a personalized program for your needs and helping you regain your independence to live well again. Whether you are in need of the therapy to aid in healing an injury, or in need of therapy after surgery, Mercy's Rehabilitation Services offer the expert care and quality therapy programs needed to help improve your level of function and independence. Staffed completely by highly trained and credentialed physical and occupational therapists, you can rest assured you will always receive the care you need and deserve. Learn more about Mercy's Rehabilitation and Therapy Services.

Mercy’s orthopedic surgeons are highly trained and skilled in both general and specialty orthopedic care. All physicians are fellowship trained and board certified. Many have earned professional awards and honors, and frequently publish and speak in their areas of specialty.

 

 

Chiropractic Care


Michael Allgeier, DC
Allgeier Chiropractic

 

 

Joint Replacement (Hip & Knee)


D. Dirk Nelson, MD
Midland Orthopedics

Telly Psaradellis, MD
Midland Orthopedics


 

 

Podiatry (Foot & Ankle)


George Enriquez, DPM
Weil Foot & Ankle Institute

Richard McCoy, DPM
Richard McCoy Podiatry

 

Jennifer Miklos, DPM

Miklos Foot & Ankle Specialists

 

Robert Miklos, DPM

Miklos Foot & Ankle Specialists

 

Stephen Perns, DPM

Midland Orthopedics

 

 

Spine (Back & Neck)


Theodore Fisher, MD

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute

 

Charles Slack, MD

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute

 

 

Sports Medicine & Injury


Michael Maday, MD

Midland Orthopedics

 

D. Dirk Nelson, MD

Midland Orthopedics

 

 

Trauma


Telly Psaradellis, MD

Midland Orthopedics

 

 

Upper Extremity (Hand, Shoulder, Elbow)

 

William Heller, MD

Midland Orthopedics

 

John Sonnenberg, MD

Midland Orthopedics

 

 

Supporting Physicians

 

Milorad Cupic, MD

Pain Management

 

Subhash Shah, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

 

 

 

Mercy’s Comprehensive Orthopedic Center includes a multidisciplinary team of experts with special training in the care and education of patients with orthopedic concerns and includes physicians, nurses, and physical therapists that design a customized program of care and support for your needs. You can rest assured knowing Mercy physicians are leaders in orthopedics and their respective subspecialty, delivering an exceptional level of expertise and experience. Mercy's orthopedic surgeons are highly trained and skilled in both general and specialty orthopedic care. All physicians are fellowship trained and board certified. Many have earned professional awards and honors, and frequently publish and speak in their areas of specialty.

 
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