Dr. Alexander Gordon

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