Orthopedic Surgeon in Rockford, IL

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Dr. Van Thiel is an orthopedic surgeon in Rockford, IL, who specializes in hip, knee, and shoulder arthroscopy as well as sports medicine. With over 70 publications and 80 international presentations, Dr. Van Thiel is considered a leading expert in orthopedics and sports medicine.

If you’re experiencing severe and ongoing hip pain, shoulder pain, or knee pain that is impacting your active lifestyle, you should see a qualified orthopedic doctor for a full evaluation. Dr. Van Thiel will perform a comprehensive examination, followed by diagnostic imaging with X-rays or MRI. Following this, you’ll receive a detailed treatment plan with options for resolving your pain.

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Van Thiel and get back to your active lifestyle, pain-free.

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Treatment Areas

Hip Surgery

Dr. Van Thiel is a nationally recognized expert in the field of hip arthroscopy having performed hundreds of procedures on patients from recreational to high level athletes. Learn more about the hip pain conditions we treat:

Knee Surgery

Dr. Van Thiel has completed advanced training in complex knee ligament surgery and innovative cartilage restoration procedures. Learn more about the knee pain conditions we treat:

Shoulder Surgery

Dr. Van Thiel’s advanced sports medicine training can help you get back to activities with a pain-free shoulder. Learn more about the shoulder pain conditions we treat:

Rockford Location

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Van Thiel, call our office, or click below to schedule a telemedicine appointment.

Business Hours

Hours: Mon – Fri, 8-5pm
Saturday hours available

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Office Location

Our Rockford office is located in Orthoillinois on Roxbury Rd, across the street from OSF St. Anthony Medical Center.

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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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