Dr. Kyle MacGillis, fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon

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

Kyle MacGillis, MD

Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery and General Orthopaedics

Dr. Kyle MacGillis joined Parkview Orthopaedic Group in August 2018 after completing his medical school and surgical training in and around Chicago, IL.

Dr. MacGillis earned his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He then completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Most recently, Dr. MacGillis completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York. His practice focuses on treating conditions of the hand and upper extremity, as well as traumatic injuries.

Dr. MacGillis has published several peer-reviewed articles on hand surgery, including assessment and evaluation of common hand conditions such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome and soft tissue masses of the hand.

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Dr. MacGillis attended Pius XI High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University, where he played for the men’s basketball team, earning all-academic and all-conference honors and serving as team captain during his senior season. Dr. MacGillis now resides in the western suburbs of Chicago with his wife and two sons. He enjoys most sports and outdoor activities, including fishing.


Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Lawrence University
Appleton, WI | 2002-2006

Doctor of Medicine
Chicago Medical School at
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL | 2008-2012


Research Technologist in the Department of Physiology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI | 2006-2008


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL | 2012-2017


Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY | 2017-2018


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery- Part I, Passed  | 2017


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand


Outstanding Performance in Hand Service Award
University of Illinois Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Chicago, IL | 2017

ASSH/AFSH Annual Meeting Scholarship
71st Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Austin, TX | 2016

Gold Humanism in Medicine Society, Chicago Medical School
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL | 2011

Outstanding Student Research Talk, All School Research Consortium
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL | 2010


MacGillis, K., Heaberlin, J., Mejia, A. “Clinical Decision Making for a Soft Tissue Hand Mass: When and How to Biopsy.” The Journal of Hand Surgery, 13 June 2018, doi:10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.032.

Steffes, M., Tayne, S., Osmani, F., Edwards, G., MacGillis, K., Kim, W., Goldberg, B. “Triceps Repair and Restoration of Triceps Footprint With Anchorless Suture Fixation.” Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, 30 June 2018, doi:10.1097/bth.0000000000000196.

MacGillis, K., King D. “Nonoperative Management of Multiple Hand Enchondromas in Ollier Disease With Progressive Ossification.” Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Sep;44(9):E343-346.

MacGillis, K., Mejia, A., Siemionow, MZ. “Hand compression neuropathy: An assessment guide.” J Fam Pract. 2016 Jul;65(7):462-471.

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Dr. MacGillis’s Hospital Affiliations

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

Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453