For Immediate Press Release
March 21, 2012

14 IL Bone & Joint Institute Providers Certified in the AMA 6th edition

Fourteen physicians and two physical therapists at Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (IBJI) are now certified in the AMA Guides to Impairment, 6th edition. IBJI providers serve workers’ compensation patients at locations in Chicago, Gurnee, Libertyville, Glenview, Bannockburn, Arlington Heights, Lincolnwood and Morton Grove. At least a dozen additional IBJI physicians will participate in training and take the certification exam at the end of March 2012.

The providers currently certified in the 6th edition include: Medical Doctors James C. Cohen; Robert C. Dugan, Thomas F. Gleason, Peter Hoepfner, Ira Kornblatt, Alan League, Michael Lewis, Edward J. Logue, Steven Mardjetko, Tomas Nemickas, Rhutav Parikh, Charles Slack, Jeffrey Visotsky, Craig Williams. Complete information about each physician, including their areas of expertise, can be found at Doctors of Physical Therapy Joseph Castronovo and Richard Talenti also became certified in impairment ratings on March 3, 2012.

To make an appointment for a work comp patient, please contact the physicians at locations listed on To make an appointment for an IME, with or without impairment ratings, you can call 877-385-8755. Contact IBJI’s Industrial Rehabilitation Program to connect with the therapists named above at

This information is not intended to provide advise or treatment for a specific situation. Consult your physician and medical team for information and treatment plans on your specific condition(s).