Everyone was kind and understanding, and willing to help, very nice to have to deal with warm people when you’re in pain!

OrthoIllinois group of personnel are very friendly and patience to all your needs, wishing them all the best for the time they got to spend with me assisting with my injuries!

Jordan is very nice and personable, he listens to my concerns and address what he can.

Jordan is awesome!! Super friendly and always smiling.

Dr. Van Thiel’s team is top notch in my book. Very caring, great listeners, and take what you have to say with seriousness concern and compassion.

Dr. Van Thiel is an excellent provider. He explained all my options and and listened to my concerns. He addresses all my questions.

Dr. Van Thiel and his staff offer excellent and professional service. I am very satisfied and appreciative of the care and services that he has given to me.

Dr. Van Thiel is by far the best orthopedic surgeon I have ever seen! I have had four different sports related surgeries by three different surgeons. This procedure went the best, by far.

Carly and Dr. Van Thiel are so personable and their patient connection was so comforting. I felt comfortable and cared for! Thank you! Mark, the nurse, was awesome too!

Loved Carly my PA and Jordan the assistant and Dr. Van Thiel! Made me feel comfortable and they are down to earth people.

Dr. Van Thiel was very pleasant to work with, very informative and helpful, he seems concerned at all times and listens to the patient’s concerns as well. He is awesome!

Dr. Van Thiel is an excellent provider. He always takes the time to answer all my questions, no matter how many! He explains all treatment options for me to understand!

I have no hesitation about recommending Dr. Van Thiel to others.

He is one of the best doctors at explaining what’s happening, giving you options, and showing care and concern. I would recommend him to anybody.

Dr. Van Thiel did not rush the appointment and was very informative. Although he provided me with options on how to proceed I truly appreciated his direction when I was unsure of the best course of action.

Dr. Van Thiel is a very nice and thorough doctor. He explains things very well and makes sure his patient understands everything. He operated on my knee 2 1/2 yrs. ago and was phenomenal!

Facility Staff is wonderful in everything they performed in helping me back on my feet! I respect their opinion for advice and glad I made this choice of using them!

I arrived, saw Dr. Van Thiel and received treatment in less than an hour. It was great!

I am amazed how smoothly the entire staff works together to get patients served in a timely manner.

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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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