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About Jon Whitehurst MD

Jon Whitehurst, MD is a doctor primarily located in Rockford, IL, with other offices in Algonquin, IL and Rockford, IL. They have 35 years of experience. Their specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine.

Dr. Whitehurst has received 5 awards.


Jon Whitehurst has 3 locations

Get Directions OrthoIllinois 12519 Regency Pkwy, Huntley, IL Huntley, IL 60142
Get Directions OrthoIllinois 650 S. Randall Road Algonquin, IL 60102
Get Directions OrthoIllinois 324 Roxbury Rd. Rockford, IL 61107


Jon Whitehurst has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Jon Whitehurst has the following 26 expertise

  • Acl Surgery
  • Acl Tear
  • All Shoulder Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Knee pain
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Complex Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • LCL and Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction
  • Mcl Tear
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellar and quad tendon tear
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Realignment
  • Pcl Injury, Reconstructive Surgery, Rotator Cuff Repair And More
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Telemedicine
  • Telemedicine consultations


5 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


35 Years Experience

Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1985

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More about Jon Whitehurst

Dr. Jon Whitehurst is an Orthopedic Surgeon and he has been serving Rockford, IL since 1996. He is board certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.About Jon Whitehurst, MD:Dr. Jon Whitehurst is originally from Evanston, Illinois and earned his B.S. degree in chemical engineering with a biomedical emphasis from Northwestern University in 1985. Following graduation from college, Dr. Whitehurst was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy, serving as a Naval Flight Officer from 1985 to 1992. After graduating first in his flight school class, he was assigned to an aircraft carrier-based F-14 TOMCAT Squadron. Continuing with high achievements, he was selected to attend TOPGUN, the Navy Fighting Weapons School and served during Operation Desert Shield.Dr. Whitehurst resumed his studies at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine following Honorable Discharge from active duty in 1992. He obtained his medical degree in 1996 and subsequently completed advanced orthopedic training as part of his residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals in 2001.In 2002 Dr. Whitehurst completed a fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine at the Southern California Orthopaedic Institute (SCOI). His subspecialty training focuses specifically on minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, knee, ankle, elbow, wrist and sports medicine. While at SCOI, he produced award-winning research in shoulder instability and worked with research projects in knee ligament reconstruction. As an advocate for continuing medical education, Dr. Whitehurst has authored numerous journal articles and presentations on arthroscopic surgery, and he is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford, lecturing on orthopedic subjects in conjunction with the University of Chicago. He also serves as an instructor to other orthopedic surgeons for advanced arthroscopic techniques

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