Robert F. Hall, Jr., MD

Education — Creighton University
Medical School — Northwestern University
Residency — Northwestern University
Fellowship — Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Northwestern University
Military Service — Major, US Army Medical Corps
Board Certification — Orthopedic Surgery
Years in Practice — 35 years
Areas of Practice — Hip, knee and shoulder replacement: Arthroscopy of the ankle, knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand: Fracture surgery: Foot surgery: Hand and Micro vascular Surgery

Dr. Hall was chairman of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at Cook County Hospital from 1980 until 1998. He has an extensive background in teaching and training orthopedic residents and fellows, particularly in grooming their surgical skills in complex areas of orthopaedics. He remains a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic surgery at the University of Illinois, one of several university teaching programs affiliated with the hospital.

Dr. Hall has several areas of special interest.

  • Anterior approach for hip replacement
  • Patient Specific Instrumentation for knee replacment
  • Joint cartilage preservation
  • Xiaflex injections for Dupuytren's Contracture of the hand
  • All inside anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee repair
  • Patch grafts for difficult rotator cuff repairs of the shoulder
  • Small incision surgery for certain types of hip fractures
  • Oxford hemi knee arthroplasty