John A. Elstrom, MD
Education — Gustavus Adolphus College
Medical School — University of Minnesota
Residency — Mayo Clinic
Fellowship — Hand Surgery; Cook County Hospital
Board Certification — Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Elstrom received advanced specialty training in hand surgery at Cook County Hospital and training in total hip and knee replacement at Mayo Clinic. He was chairman of the Section of Reconstructive Surgery at Cook County Hospital from 1974 until 1982. He is the author and editor with Dr. Clayton R. Perry of the Handbook of Fractures published in 1995 and reprinted in 1999 by McGraw-Hill. He has published scientific papers in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery as well as chapters written for orthopaedic textbooks. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois.