Anand Vora, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Phone: 847-247-4000

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate in Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Ratings

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Surgery Center - Libertyville
  • Hawthorn Surgery Center
  • Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center
  • North Shore Surgical Suites
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
  • Red Oaks Surgical Suites

Areas of Expertise

  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IME)


Dr. Anand Vora is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in care for foot and ankle conditions, including arthritis, trauma, sports injuries, reconstructive procedures, bunions and hammertoes, cartilage restoration, and diabetes-related foot problems. He performs ankle replacements, complex ankle and foot reconstructions, arthroscopy, minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery, joint preserving cartilage regenerative procedures, and provides advanced biologic treatments such as platelet-rich plasma injections and tissue regeneration.

Dr. Vora is a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is a foot and ankle consultant for the Chicago Fire soccer team, Joffrey Ballet, Lake Forest College, multiple local high school programs, and has previously consulted for other professional Chicago organizations.

He is frequently asked to lecture both nationally and internationally on foot and ankle topics to other surgeons. Additionally, Dr. Vora is the lead consultant to an orthopedic device manufacturer and has helped create devices to improve surgical care and enhance outcomes for fusion procedures, minimally invasive tendon repairs, arthroscopic procedures, treatment for sports injuries, and a novel ankle replacement design. As well, he is a consultant on the development of a new way to regenerate cartilage.

I take pride in providing care for my patients in a caring and compassionate manner while utilizing the most state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatments available."

Anand Vora, MD

My Team


Medical School

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine


Northwestern University- General Surgery


Northwestern University- Orthopaedic Surgery


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Union Memorial Hospital, Mercy Medical Center- Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Affiliations and Associations

  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Selected as one of “America’s Top Foot and Ankle Orthopaedists” in the “Guide to America’s Top Orthopaedists”
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Goldener Research Award
  • Awarded for outstanding basic sciences research project: “Flexible and Flatfooted Deformity: Mild and Severe Deformity Experimental Model”
  • Maryland Orthopaedic Association Award: Awarded for outstanding research project “Flexible and Flatfooted Deformity: Mild and Severe Deformity Experimental Model”
  • Johnson and Johnson Research Award and Travel Grant: Awarded for outstanding research project: “Bipolar Osteochondral Tibiotalar Allograft Ankle Replacement: Early Results with Use of a Customized Jig”
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Travel Grant: Awarded for research project: “Early Failure of Proximally Cemented Distally Press Fit Femoral Component in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty”
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago IL 2008 – present
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago IL
  • Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, Chicago Fire Professional Soccer
  • Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, Joffrey Ballet Dance Company
  • Past Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, Chicago Cubs
  • Instructor, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Complete Foot Care Course
  • Instructor, Arthroscopy Association of North America Foot and Ankle Course

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Old Injury Treated to Give New Quality of Life: Dan’s Story
For more than 40 years, Grayslake resident Dan Chesman, 63, struggled with residual pain from a severe ankle injury he suffered in a toboggan accident as a young more

Jumping Back to Activity With My Repaired Achilles: Erich’s Story
I ruptured my Achilles in mid January (mid-substance tear). Dr Vora repaired the rupture with sutures within a week…read more

20-Year-Old Athlete Back in the Game After Ankle Tissue Graft: Hannah’s Story
Dr. Vora is a spectacular doctor who wants to do what is right by the patient, not the practice. I had two previous ankle surgeries…read more

Game Changing Total Ankle Replacement: Russ’s Story
I have been physically active practically all my life. My main love was swimming…read more

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