Orthopedic Surgery


Welcome to the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at SIU Medicine. Our multidisciplinary team of orthopedic surgeons and staff diagnose and treat disorders affecting the spine, arm, hand, leg, knee and other areas of the body. Specialty areas include diabetic foot and ankle care, pediatric orthopedics, orthopedic oncology, joint replacement and spine, trauma and fracture care.

Our dedicated faculty and staff contribute to the development and training of learners who are interested in pursuing a career in this rapidly evolving field. An active research program further enhances our pursuit of excellence in education and patient care.

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Ortho Shoudel showing a patient x-rays
Mailey teaching students

Latest articles

2021 SIU School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award - Ron Romanelli, MD

Congratulations SIU Medicine alumnus, Dr. Ron Romanelli! Dr. Romanelli has been selected as the 2021 Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recipient

Orthopedic Surgery Presents 2020 Faculty Investigator Award - Dr. Thuppal

Congratulations, Sowmyanarayanan Thuppal, Ph.D., MD! Dr. Thuppal was presented with the 2020 Faculty Investigator Award from the Division of Orthopedic Surgery. This inaugural award acknowledges

Division of Orthopedic Surgery Recieves Robert Bucholz Journal Club Grant

The Division of Orthopedic Surgery has been awarded the 2020-2021 Robert Bucholz Journal Club Grant from the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) Resident Education Fund. The application was

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