The orthopedic specialists at Vanguard Chicago Center for Orthopedics (CCO) treat a wide variety of patients with concerns ranging from sports-related injuries, to spinal disorders and scoliosis, to complex limb-salvage surgery. No matter the need, people travel from around the world to see the orthopedic specialists at CCO.
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Our team of highly specialized and skilled experts offers innovative, state-of-the-art surgical and nonsurgical options for the following orthopedic conditions:
- Total joint replacements of the hip and knee
- Hand disorders
- Back and neck pain
- Foot and ankle disorders
- Spinal disorders and scoliosis
- Shoulder injuries
- Bone fractures
- Degenerative arthritis
- Pain management
- Other orthopedic conditions
CCO patients have access to a number of excellent orthopedic programs and their outstanding physicians, including the University of Chicago Bone & Joint Replacement Center at Weiss, the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute at Weiss, Midwest Orthopedics at Rush (at Weiss), and a Sports Medicine program with CCO specialists serving as team physicians for several professional teams and organizations in Chicago.
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Chicago Spine Center
The spine specialists at Vanguard Chicago Center for Orthopedics treat a wide variety of back and neck problems, ranging from cervical spine disorders and degenerative disc diseases to scoliosis, spinal stenosis, spine trauma and tumors. These renowned surgeons have developed and employed ground-breaking surgical techniques, resulting in countless patient success stories and radically changed lives. No matter what the concern, our spine specialists bring a long tradition of healing and hope to all patients. Learn more about the Chicago Spine Center at Vanguard Chicago Center for Orthopedics.
Sports Medicine Program
The Sports Medicine Program at Vanguard Chicago Center for Orthopedics will help you regain the most active lifestyle possible. Weiss offers many treatment options, including physical therapy, home exercises, medications, splints, orthotics and therapeutic injections, among other treatments. If surgery is necessary, we uses state-of-the-art equipment that enables our surgeons to perform many procedures without the need for an overnight stay. The Sports Medicine Program at CCO will help you achieve your physical activity goals and overcome injuries or other problems keeping you from enjoying your best health. Learn more about the Sports Medicine Program at Vanguard Chicago Center for Orthopedics.
Joint University (JU) gives patients a head start before their surgeries, puts them on the road to successful healing and shorter recovery after their surgeries, and provides a support network extending far into their futures as they move into a vastly improved quality of life. At JU we emphasize wellness and education while fostering a culture of early mobility, family involvement and group interaction. Learn more about Joint University.
“Weiss Memorial Hospital was a great place for me to have my surgery. I was able to access one of the world’s best orthopedic surgeons from one of the top academic medical centers in the country, in a highly personalized setting, right on Chicago’s lakefront.”
former Chicago Bulls Coach, NBA All Star and Television Analyst
Call (888) 503-ORTHO for a referral to an orthopedic specialist at Vanguard Chicago Center for Orthopedics.