About Us

Welcome

Dr. Gordon combines community based, personal care with world-class skill and knowledge. This has led to some very close, personal relationships with his patients. Dr. Gordon is also a native Chicagoan. He has lived in the area his entire life and is active within the community and with his family. Dr. Gordon practices medicine in the community in which he lives, an increasingly rare finding these days.

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute

With more than 90 physicians, over 20 locations throughout Chicago, every orthopedic specialty, and comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitation service, IBJI has the right physician in the right location and is the right choice for exceptional orthopedic care. Whether you suffer from chronic conditions like arthritis or osteoporosis, or have a muscle, joint, or bone injury, at IBJI you’ll find highly-skilled physicians and staff who truly care about your health and well-being. Our goal has always been to offer comprehensive, integrated musculoskeletal care and we accomplish this by offering a variety of services including:

Awards

Our Team

Dr. Alexander Gordon

Dr. Alexander Gordon


Dr. Alexander Gordon is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing with the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute. His practice is exclusive to the treatment of adult hip and knee disease, with expertise in Anterior Approach Hip Replacement and Sensor-Assisted Knee Replacement. Dr. Gordon also has developed a reputation as a surgeon willing to take on challenging problems within the hip and knee replacement field. Since beginning in practice in 2004, Dr. Gordon has performed over 4000 adult reconstruction operations.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Gordon is known as a surgeon able to listen to his patients. Each patient gets the attention they need, with an individualized treatment plan. Dr. Gordon believes that each patient has a certain “uniqueness” that must be taken into account when planning a treatment for their specific problem.

Dr. Gordon is also a native Chicagoan. He has lived in the area his entire life and is active within the community and with his family. Dr. Gordon practices medicine in the community in which he lives, an increasingly rare finding these days. Dr. Gordon combines community based, personal care with world-class skill and knowledge. This has led to some very close, personal relationships with his patients.

Education

Scripps Clinic Lower Extremity Reconstruction Fellowship

  • August 2003 – July 2004 Lower Extremity Reconstruction Fellow

Residency Training: University of Illinois – Chicago Hospital

  • July 1999 – June 2003 Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • July 1998 – June 1999 Intern in General Surgery

University of Illinois-Chicago

  • Doctor of Medicine, May 1998 College of Medicine-Chicago, Illinois

University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign

  • Bachelors of Science in Biology, June 1994
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Awards

Advocate Lutheran General Physician Recognition Award

  • Awarded for patient care and satisfaction, 2014

Skokie Hospital Physician Excellence Award

  • Awarded by nursing staff, 2013

Scientific Exhibit Award of Excellence

  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons-2007

Leo Weinstein Award for Excellence in Patient Care

  • Awarded by the University of Illinois-Chicago Orthopaedic Alumni Association, June 2003

First Prize Winner

  • American College of Surgeons Chicago Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition, June 2001

Winner “Best Paper”

  • University of Illinois Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Research Conference, March 2002

Winner “Best Paper”

  • University of Illinois Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Research Conference, March 2001

Winner “Best Paper”

  • University of Illinois Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Research Conference, March 2000
Chad Anderson, PA-C

Chad Anderson, PA-C


Has been working as a Physician Assistant since 2001. Prior to joining IBJI in 2014 he was working in Central Africa for 10 years as a Medical Officer with the Peace Corps. For three years he also worked in Family Practice in Georgia after graduating from Emory University. Enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. Tennis too!

Education

  • Masters of Medical Science, Physician Assistant
  • Masters of Education in Counseling
  • Bachelors of Science, Health Education
Sara Kilker, ATC

Sara Kilker, ATC


Sara graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2009 with a Bachelor in Athletic Training. She then ventured down south to obtain her Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Services from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. She worked as sports medicine coverage for various semi professional and professional sports teams, the United States Olympic Education Center, and various high schools in Alabama, Georgia, and Illinois. In 2013, Sara transitioned to the orthopedic setting at a practice in Sandwich, IL. She came to Illinois Bone and Joint Institute in 2016. She is a local girl, hailing from Buffalo Grove, and is glad to be back residing in Arlington Heights with her lovely husband and adorable corgi mix, Penny.