Dr. Greg Fahrenbach
Dr. Fahrenbach

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Gregory J Fahrenbach. MD, received his doctor of medicine degree from Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood Illinois. He then attended Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, Graduate School of Medical Education to complete his training in orthopaedic surgery.  He immediately entered private practice in Chicago.
He has been the Chairman of the Section of Orthopaedic Surgery at Resurrection Medical, Chicago from 1991-2004 and from 2006 to 2010.  Dr. Fahrenbach teaching position Presence Resurrection Medical Center in the Department of Medical Education, for the Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Transitional Residency  and Physician Assistant programs.  He was appointed to a faculty teaching position at Northwestern University in the Department of Orthopaedic surgery from 1986 to 2009 as a clinical instructor.

He has been certified four times by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has been named a Diplomat thru 2027.
He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a member of the Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The American Medial Association, The Illinois State Medical Society and the Chicago Medical Society. 
He maintains special interest in general orthopaedics, treating injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.  He practices orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis in: arthroscopic and sports medicine surgery, computer assisted joint replacement, limited incision surgery, conservative back treatment, fractures & trauma, sprains and strains, work injuries and therapeutic rehabilitation.

He is a founding partner in Northwest Orthopaedic Associates, Ltd. and their group practice, Northwest Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.

Being a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 1989,  he provides further practice information and your educational connection thru his Academy Web site. 

Click on his picture or here.

Neck – Back – Shoulder – Elbow – Wrist – Hand - Hip – Knee - Foot - Ankle

To learn about Arthroscopy click ‘here’ .


To learn about ‘Fractures’ click here’.


To learn about ‘Sports Injuries and Exercise’ click ‘here’ .


Click here to open ‘Preparing for Joint Replacement’


navigated knee system
Stryker® Smart Knee®

Computer-Assisted Knee Replacements

Dr. Fahrenbach performs computer-assisted total knee replacements using the Stryker® Smart Knee® navigation system and implants.  (To learn more about this system from Stryker® click on the image to the left or click here.)





Trident® Ceramic Hip
Trident® Ceramic Hip

Total Hip Replacements

Dr. Fahrenbach uses the Stryker Hip System implants for his patients needing total hip replacements.  (To learn more about this choice please click on the image to the left or click here.)

Click here or on  Dr. Fahrenbach's image to open his AAOS website.


Click Here  for Educational Resoures at the 'American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' - 'Your Orthopaedic Connnection'


Click Here to Open Dr. Fahrenbach's group Web Site - Northwest Orthopaedic Associates, Ltd.