Workers Compensation

Dr. Van Thiel is a highly trained subspecialist with extensive experience in caring for injured workers. He believes that it is essential to not just understand the medical injury, but also the work requirements and goals of the injured worker. Dr. Van Thiel is available for both evaluation and management services as well as independent medical examinations.

Dr. Van Thiel is supported by OrthoIllinois with additional orthopedic care provided by highly trained and skilled subspecialists. Please find more information at Ortho Illinois’ Occupational Health Center.

When an injury requires more advanced care, the sub-specialty skill of our fellowship-trained surgeons ensures the worker is receiving the highest standard of care available. OrthoIllinois offers highly skilled orthopedic and other musculoskeletal experts.

Areas of expertise

  • Shoulder, Hand, wrist and elbow, Hip and knee joint replacement, Arthroscopic hip and knee, Spine, Trauma, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Podiatric foot & ankle surgery, Rheumatology

All-encompassing employer services

What we offer you:

On-site:

  • Open, full-body MRI
  • Digital X-ray
  • Lab services
  • Cast lab
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Pharmacy

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Patient Stories

Life changing patient stories

Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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