William Farrell, MD, MBA - Orthopaedic Surgeon - Chicago, IL

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

William Farrell, MD, MBA

General Orthopaedic Surgery

William Farrell, MD


Team Physician-Football
2014 to present
Brother Rice High School
10001 South Pulaski
Chicago, IL 60655

John Carroll University
B.S. Chemistry 1977
University Heights, Ohio

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
M.D. 1980
Maywood, Illinois


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 1980-1985
Hamot Medical Center
Erie, Pennsylvania


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
July, 1989


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Chicago Medical Society
Illinois State Medical Society
Who´s Who In American High Schools and Colleges
Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society)

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Patient Information

Here’s what patients are saying about Dr. Farrell

“I was a patient of a former physician until he left, but the transition to seeing Dr. Farrell and going over past surgeries and treatment was really easy.”

“Dr. Farrell is an excellent doctor.  He is very sharp and knowledgeable.”

In the News

“Dr. William Farrell named Will County’s Best Orthopedic Doctor in 2017”

PSJMC Founders’ Award Presented to William J. Farrell, MD”

Silver Cross Hospital Top Doctors Spring 2017

Conditions Treated by Dr. Farrell

Knee: Fractures of the Knee, Fractures of the Tibial Spine, Goosefoot (Pes Anserine) Bursitis of the Knee, Illiotibial Band Syndrome, Meniscus Tears, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee), Runner’s Knee, Shin Splints, Torn Posterior Cruciate Ligament

Shoulder: AC Joint Arthritis, Arthritis of the Shoulder, Biceps Tendon Rupture, Biceps Tendon Tear at the Shoulder, Biceps Tendonitis of the Shoulder, Broken Collarbone, Burners and Stingers, Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder – Reactive Calcification, Fracture of the Clavicle, Fracture of the Greater Tuberosity, Fractures of the Shoulder, Glenoid Labrum Tears, Hill Sachs Lesions, Rotator Cuff Tear, Shoulder Dislocation, Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, Shoulder Impingement/Rotator Cuff Tendinitis, Shoulder Instability, SLAP Tear

Hip: Avascular Necrosis of the Hip, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Femoral Fractures, Hip Bursitis, Hip Dislocation, Hip Fractures, Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip, Muscle Strain Injuries of the Hip, Muscle Strain Injuries of the Thigh, Osteoarthritis of the Hip, Piriformis Syndrome

Elbow: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Elbow Bursitis, Golfer’s Elbow, Hyperextension Injury of the Elbow, Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury, Overuse Injuries of the Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Triceps Tendonitis

Surgical Procedures performed by Dr. Farrell

Knee: Arthroscopic Chondroplasty, Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair, Arthroscopy of the Knee, Aspiration of the Prepatellar Bursa, Cartilage Repair, Fluoroscopic Guided Steroid Injection for Knee Pain, Mini-Incision Total Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Tibial Osteotomy with Open Wedge, Total Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement Revision Surgery, Unicompartmental Knee Resurfacing (Onlay)

Shoulder: Arthroscopic Bankart Repair, Arthroscopic Distal Clavicle Excision, Arthroscopic Shoulder Debridement, Arthroscopic Shoulder Decompression, Diagnostic Shoulder Arthroscopy, Intracapsular Glenoid Injection, Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair, Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery, SLAP Tear Repair, Total Shoulder Replacement

Hip: Absorbable Antibiotic Bead Treatment for Osteomyelitis, Femur Fracture Fixation with Dynamic Hip Screw, Fluoroscopic Guided Hip Injections, Total Hip Replacement, Total Hip Replacement Revision Surgery

Elbow: Ulnar Nerve Entrapment and Treatment, Ulnar Nerve Transposition

Dr. Farrell’s Hospital Affiliations

Silver Cross Hospital
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard
New Lenox, IL 60451

Presence St. Joseph Medical Center
333 North Madison Street
Joliet, IL 60435