Steve Wardell, MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon - Chicago, IL

Comprehensive state-of-the-art orthopaedics in Chicago's southwest suburbs since 1968

Steve Wardell, MD

Joint Replacement and Reconstruction


The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S. Biochemistry 1986, Champaign, Illinois

The University of Illinois College of Medicine
M.D. 1990, Rockford, Illinois
James Scholar Medical Honors Program
Dean´s List


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 1990-1995
Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois


The Otto E. AuFranc Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship 1995-1996
New England Baptist Hospital – Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
July, 1998


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Medical Association
Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago Medical Society


Hip replacement surgery using posterior lateral approach with Stryker Accolade II
(A femoral hip system made of plastic, titanium and chromium)

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Patient Information

Here’s what patients are saying about Dr. Wardell:

“I have been seeing Dr. Wardell for years. I don’t know where my life would be without his expertise in treating my condition. I am so thankful for all he has done for me and is still doing for me. Dr. Wardell is an amazing surgeon and caring doctor.”

“Both of my surgeries with Dr. Wardell went very well and the therapy was excellent.”

“Very pleased, great doctor and great staff.”

“Dr. Wardell is the best! I have highly recommended him to my friends.”

“Everyone is very friendly and positive. I would highly recommend Dr. Wardell.”


Dr. Wardell’s Hospital Affiliations

Palos Hospital
12251 South 80th Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463