Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Alexander M. Crespo, who serves patients in Chicago, Illinois.
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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Dec 17, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – Dr. Crespo is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. His primary areas of interest include fracture care and repair, including the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of broken bones, and total hip arthroplasty. He treats injuries that vary in acuity and complexity, ranging from broken wrists and ankles to complex fractures of the pelvis and hip.
“I often meet patients after a traumatic injury has disrupted their life and ability to function. I take great pride in understanding each patient’s individual needs from a functional, psychological, and social perspective. Together, we will tailor your treatment plan to restore your anatomy and expedite a maximum return to health and functioning” expressed the doctor.
Academically, Dr. Crespo graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Lafayette College and went on to pursue his medical education and surgical training on both the East and West coasts. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, he trained for five years as an orthopedic surgery resident at the prestigious NYU Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases. During this training, he cared for patients at two of the busiest Level I trauma centers in New York City.
In recognition of his leadership skills and dedication to education, he was named Executive Chief Resident in his final year of training and was the recipient of the Outstanding Clinical Research Award. At NYU, he received one-on-one mentoring by experts in all orthopedic subspecialties, including trauma, joint replacement, and sports medicine.
Following his residency, Dr. Crespo pursued an additional year of specialized training in orthopedic trauma surgery at Stanford University. Here, he studied the advanced management of complex fractures and post-traumatic arthritis and deformity, including total hip arthroplasty performed via an anterior approach, under the tutelage of renowned leaders in the field of orthopedic trauma.
Among his other roles, he maintains hospital privileges at the AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital, Advocates Christ Medical Center, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, River North Sameday Surgery Center, and Weiss Memorial Hospital.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Learn More About Dr. Alexander M. Crespo:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82740383-Alexander-Crespo-Orthopedist or through Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, https://www.ibji.com/doctors/alexander-crespo-md/
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