NEWS/UPDATES

Tissue Engineering Advances Orthopedic Medicine

Surgeons at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital are experiencing positive clinical outcomes from a new technique of biologics, or tissue engineering, known as Plasma-rich Platelets (PRP). The concentrated platelets in the PRP injection contain and release growth factors that stimulate bone and soft tissue healing in orthopedic patients. According to orthopedic surgeon Anand Vora, MD: “There are still some controversies surrounding the use or necessity of PRP, but in some cases we have seen tremendous results in faster recoveries with the injection of PRP.” It is not always appropriate or...

Motorola Mobility CEO Gets Back in the Game

New Orthopedic Advances Are Helping “Weekend Warriors” Recover Quickly When Dr. Sanjay Jha, CEO of Motorola Mobility, headed to his gym to get some exercise, it had been 15 years since he hit a squash ball. The 45-year-old was fit from years of running the hills around his home in San Diego, but one low swing and he heard a popping sound that he thought was the ball ricocheting off the wall. A week later, the pain in his heel told him differently. A colleague urged him to see Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital’s Anand Vora, MD, the foot and ankle surgeon who had repaired his...

New Lindenhurst Illinois Bone and Joint Office Opens

New Lindenhurst Illinois Bone and Joint Office Opens

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new medical office building located at 3021 Falling Waters Blvd., Lindenhurst, IL 60046. To make an appointment please call us at

Featured as Chicago Magazine’s 2010 Top Doctor’s

With so many doctors to choose from in metropolitan Chicago, where should you turn in times of of medical crisis? The list found in our Top Docs issue, prepared for Chicago by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., is a good place to start. Arranged by 57 commonly consulted specialties, the list provides information about 347 local doctors, including their areas of special interest and hospital affiliation. While some of these doctors may be too busy to take on new patients, they usually have partners who can assist you, or they might recommend a doctor at another practice. Chicago and the suburbs are...

First Total Ankle Replacement Surgery Performed in Lake County, Illinois

Morton Grove, IL (PRWEB) April 1, 2009 — Dr. Anand Vora, an Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (IBJI) orthopaedic physician, performed the first total ankle replacement surgery in Lake County on Lake Villa resident John Wedge at Lake Forest Hospital on September 30th of 2008 in Lake Forest. John Wedge, a retired carpenter, cabinetmaker and former semi-pro football player, suffers from arthritis. For the past eight years, Wedge has undergone surgeries on his hips and both of his knees. The need for these surgeries delayed surgery on his left ankle. By the time his ankle surgery was...

We are a proud sponsor of the Twilight Shuffle-5k.

We are a proud sponsor of the Twilight Shuffle-5k. Please check out the website at http://www.mainstreetlibertyville.org/calendar/twilightshuffle/twilightShuffle.html

NEWS/UPDATES

Tissue Engineering Advances Orthopedic Medicine

Surgeons at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital are experiencing positive clinical outcomes from a new technique of biologics, or tissue engineering, known as Plasma-rich Platelets (PRP). The concentrated platelets in the PRP injection contain and release growth factors that stimulate bone and soft tissue healing in orthopedic patients. According to orthopedic surgeon Anand Vora, MD: “There are still some controversies surrounding the use or necessity of PRP, but in some cases we have seen tremendous results in faster recoveries with the injection of PRP.” It is not always appropriate or...

Motorola Mobility CEO Gets Back in the Game

New Orthopedic Advances Are Helping “Weekend Warriors” Recover Quickly When Dr. Sanjay Jha, CEO of Motorola Mobility, headed to his gym to get some exercise, it had been 15 years since he hit a squash ball. The 45-year-old was fit from years of running the hills around his home in San Diego, but one low swing and he heard a popping sound that he thought was the ball ricocheting off the wall. A week later, the pain in his heel told him differently. A colleague urged him to see Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital’s Anand Vora, MD, the foot and ankle surgeon who had repaired his...

New Lindenhurst Illinois Bone and Joint Office Opens

New Lindenhurst Illinois Bone and Joint Office Opens

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new medical office building located at 3021 Falling Waters Blvd., Lindenhurst, IL 60046. To make an appointment please call us at

Featured as Chicago Magazine’s 2010 Top Doctor’s

With so many doctors to choose from in metropolitan Chicago, where should you turn in times of of medical crisis? The list found in our Top Docs issue, prepared for Chicago by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., is a good place to start. Arranged by 57 commonly consulted specialties, the list provides information about 347 local doctors, including their areas of special interest and hospital affiliation. While some of these doctors may be too busy to take on new patients, they usually have partners who can assist you, or they might recommend a doctor at another practice. Chicago and the suburbs are...

First Total Ankle Replacement Surgery Performed in Lake County, Illinois

Morton Grove, IL (PRWEB) April 1, 2009 — Dr. Anand Vora, an Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (IBJI) orthopaedic physician, performed the first total ankle replacement surgery in Lake County on Lake Villa resident John Wedge at Lake Forest Hospital on September 30th of 2008 in Lake Forest. John Wedge, a retired carpenter, cabinetmaker and former semi-pro football player, suffers from arthritis. For the past eight years, Wedge has undergone surgeries on his hips and both of his knees. The need for these surgeries delayed surgery on his left ankle. By the time his ankle surgery was...

We are a proud sponsor of the Twilight Shuffle-5k.

We are a proud sponsor of the Twilight Shuffle-5k. Please check out the website at http://www.mainstreetlibertyville.org/calendar/twilightshuffle/twilightShuffle.html