Weiss Hospital

CHICAGO, IL – August 3, 2021 – Weiss Memorial Hospital announces Thomas A. McNally, MD, as the medical director of the Spine Center at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics and Robotic-Assisted Surgery. To complement this new leadership, the community hospital has also acquired advanced robotic technology and is actively engaged in a major renovation of the Orthopedic Center. An open house for the center is being planned for the fall.

As an expert in nonoperative and operative care of the spine, Dr. McNally emphasizes a “patient first” philosophy and utilizes a team approach to provide his patients with comprehensive support for all aspects of their spine health management.

Dr. McNally specializes in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, including pediatric and adult spine surgery, disc herniations, spinal stenosis, cervical spine, thoracolumbar spine, scoliosis, kyphosis, and spondylolisthesis. Dr. McNally employs the center’s state-of-the-art robotic guidance technology to optimize spine procedures and enhance patient recovery.

Following in the footsteps of his plastic surgeon father, Dr. McNally found his life calling in medicine, as a spine surgeon focused on helping patients alleviate pain and gain better function. He went on to graduate from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals.

As a Chicago native, he completed his fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in comprehensive spinal care, the University of Chicago in minimally invasive spine procedures, and Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago for pediatric spine and scoliosis management. Dr. McNally is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the Scoliosis Research Society. He is a member of the North American Spine Society.


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Weiss Memorial Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 236-bed community healthcare facility on Chicago’s North Side overlooking Lake Michigan. Since 1952, with more than 400 doctors—many of whom are academically affiliated—and representing over 40 medical specialties, the hospital has been meeting the needs of its patients through a full range of services for nearly 70 years. For more information, visit WeissHospital.com.