Ortohpedic Clinic Staff

Carly Jackson, Physician Assistant

Carly-Jackson-Orthopedic-Physican-AssistantA physician assistant is a highly trained independent practitioner with advanced training in orthopedics. They are both trained and licensed to independently provide care, diagnosis and recommendations throughout the orthopedic clinic. Carly Jackson PA-C received her B.S. in Molecular Biology from the University of Illinois in 2009 graduating with honors, and then completed a Master of Medical Science and Physician Assistant at Midwestern University in 2011. She’s always had an interest in both orthopedics and an active life.  Dealing with her own injuries in many different sports has given her both an understanding and empathy for what patients go through in their medical care. Outside of work, Carly enjoys skiing in the Western U.S., biking, adventure vacations, and cheering on The Fighting Illini.

Jordan Myers, Clinical Lead

Jordan-Myers-Clinic-LeadJordan Myers is a Certified Athletic Trainer with a Bachelors in Education with emphasis in Athletic Training from Northern Illinois University. While at NIU he worked with both collegiate and high school sports. Jordan has previously worked with OSF Saint Anthony’s for in-patient physical therapy, outpatient physical therapy, high school outreach and sports enhancement. His vast background in sports medicine gives him the tools to enhance our clinic and assist with patient care. His role in patient care will include in depth answers to patient questions, assistance with orthopedic examination, diagnostic testing, flow of patient visit and the surgical scheduling process. Jordan enjoys playing sports and staying active in his free time.  If he is not in the office you will find him on the golf course.

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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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