Orthopedic Surgery


    Orthopedic surgery is a branch of surgery related to the health and well-being of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons treat trauma, injury, and degenerative or congenital conditions affecting patient health.

    Our doctors


    Angela Arnold, DMSc, PA-C

    Physician Assistant Program Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery

    Youssef El Bitar, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon Orthopedic Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702

    Elisabeth Robinson, MD

    Sports Medicine Specialist Orthopedic Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge Street 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.

    Our Locations


    SIU Orthopedics

    747 N. Rutledge Street Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    SIU Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702

    Clinical trials


    ROSA Total Knee Post Market Study

    Active not recruiting

    The purpose of this study is to collect and compare clinical outcomes and surgical data using the commercially available ROSA Total Knee robotic instrumentation and conventional instrumentation.