Orthopedic Residency Program Leadership

Norman Otsuka, MD - Division Chair

Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School: University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Residency: University of Toronto, Toronto, ON - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Website: https://www.siumed.edu/faculty/norman-y-otsuka.html
Specific Interests: trauma, congenital and developmental conditions, and neuromuscular conditions

D. Gordon Allan, MD – Residency Program Director

Specialty: Adult Reconstruction, Musculoskeletal Oncology
Medical School: University of Alberta School of Medicine
Residency: University of Alberta
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction University of Toronto, Musculoskeletal Oncology University of Toronto
Website: https://orthocenterillinois.com/d-gordon-allan-md/
Specific Interests: Anterior approach THA, Direct Lateral THA, Robotic TKA/UKA, Revision THA/TKA, hip resurfacing, hip arthroscopy, Orthopaedic Oncology


Christopher Wottowa, MD – Assistant Residency Program Director

Specialty: Shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Hand Service, New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center
Website: https://www.springfieldclinic.com/Find-a-Physician/Provider/physician/wottowa-christopher/id/40
Specific Interests: Arthroscopy, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fractures, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Dislocation, Wrist Pain

Mara Sweet

For more information on the orthopedic residency program contact: Mara Sweet Email | msweet52@siumed.edu