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Home  |  Doctors |  Matthew L. Jimenez, MD

Matthew Jimenez, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Orthopaedic Trauma and Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

  •  Orthopaedic Surgery

To Make an Appointment

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Practice Locations

9000 Waukegan Road
Suite 200
Morton Grove IL 60053

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center

Meet Matthew Jimenez

Biography

Matthew L. Jimenez, M.D., FACS is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in joint and pelvis reconstruction, specializing in orthopedic fracture care and joint reconstruction. His patient-centered focus is on soft-tissue preservation and rapid recovery. He has a special interest and expertise in the Direct Anterior Approach for total hip arthroplasty. Dr. Jimenez received his M.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1989 after completing his undergraduate training at the University of Utah. After earning his medical degree, Dr. Jimenez completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University. He then completed a one-year post graduate fellowship in orthopaedic trauma and joint reconstruction at the University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Medical Center, under the direction of Dr. Marvin Tile. The American Board of Othopaedic Surgeons certified Dr. Jimenez as a diplomat in 1997. Matthew Jimenez, MD is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is currently a member of the AAOS Board of Councilors, as well as many AAOS committees. He is a graduate of the AAOS’ Leadership Fellows Program. Dr. Jimenez is the Past President of the Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Jimenez maintains faculty appointment as Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He holds leadership roles within Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, where he has been the Chairman of the Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Residency Training Program since 1997, and Site Director of the UIC Orthopaedic Residency Training Program. Dr. Jimenez developed and chairs the Chicago Trauma Symposium, which is a four day multidisciplinary trauma course in its 19th year. He lectures extensively, nationally and internationally. He has served as chairman and faculty on many educational forums in trauma and fracture care. Dr. Jimenez has extensive research experience. He was the principal investigator for a multi-center prospective trial studying “Somatic Stem Cells for Recalcitrant Nonunions.” He has published several chapters and articles, along with presenting numerous scientific presentations and exhibits. He is a leader, dedicated to education. Dr. Jimenez is the Founder and CEO of the Foundation for Education and Musculoskeletal Research (FEMR). He started FEMR, a non-profit organization, in 2008 with the mission to become a resource for unbiased information to promote musculoskeletal health and research, prevent fragility fractures and increase awareness of osteoporosis and related bone trauma and disabilities. Dr. Jimenez is a compassionate leader and dedicated hip, knee and pelvis reconstruction surgeon, committed to educating and healing the community.

Additional Areas of Expertise

Philosophy of Care

The patient always comes first! Patient safety and excellent outcomes are my prime focus. I will do everything in my power to help my patients achieve their goals.

Education

Fellowship
Sunnybrook Medical Center, University of Toronto
Orthopaedic Trauma & Joint Reconstruction
Residency
Northwestern University, Chicago IL
Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School
College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

Research and Publications

  • Jimenez, M.L.; “Total Hip Arthroplasty After Acetabular Fractures”, AOTrauma: Fractures of the Pelvis and Acetabulum- Principles and Methods of Management, Fourth Edition, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., New York; March 2015. 
  • Sagi, C., Jimenez, M.L., Pelvic Fractures: Definitive Treatment and Expected Outcomes, in Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 4. Rosemont, IL, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2010, pp 293-308. 
  • Jimenez, M.L.; “Displaced Femoral Neck Fracture”, Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management; Slack Incorporated, 2008. 
  • Jimenez, M.L. “Periprosthetic Femur Fractures and Locked Plating: Does it Change the Outcome?”, Audio-Digest, Volume 29, Issue 06, June 2006.
  • John Gorczyca, Matthew Jimenez, Mark Vrahas; “Selective Exposures in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Pelvis”, AAOS Instructional Video, Spring 2005. 
  • Jimenez, M.L.; “Total Hip Arthroplasty After Acetabular Fractures”, Fractures of the Pelvis and Acetabulum, 3rd Ed.; Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2002.  

See CV (link below) for additional Research & Publications

Awards

  • Senior Achievement Award Recipient, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2019
  • Achievement Award Recipient, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2010
  • Artist, “Sagital Section Thigh and Pelvis,” eMotion Pictures: An Exhibit of Orthopaedics in Art, AAOS Art Exhibit 2008, San Francisco, California.
  • Artist, “Boots of a Fallen Soldier,” Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopaedic Advancements, AAOS Art Exhibit 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • University of Iowa College of Medicine, Oxford Scholar, 1989
  • Board of Directors, Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, 2011-Present
  • Top Doctor 2012, 2013

Appointments

  • Clinical Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007-Present
  • Residency Program Director, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, UIC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011-Present
  • Past President, Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011-Present
  • Board of Councilors, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003-2009
  • Leadership Fellows Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003-2004

Visit My Website

https://drjimenez.com/

Curriculum Vitae

See my Curriculum Vitae

Patient Stories

Journey through Knee Replacement: Gene’s Story
Extremely pleased with my surgery, after diagnosis and commitment to have total knee replacement, I began my journey with IBJI educational information, including video of procedure I was anticipating. Pre-surgical checklist and postoperative appointments were scheduled…read more

Critical Pelvis Injury Didn’t Stop Mom from Starting a Family: Mandi’s Story
Mandi Fier was 23 years old when she and her fiancé were in a near fatal car accident. First responders on the scene used the “Jaws of Life” to extricate Mandi from the wreckage…read more

Walking on My Own Two Feet: Pat’s Story
In July of 2009 I was in a motor vehicle accident. My left lower leg and ankle were crushed…read more

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Additional Patient Feedback

“Dr. Jimenez is my surgeon of choice for hip replacement surgery. He is patient, supportive, kind and encouraging in ways that make a difference.”

“Dr. Jimenez was very thorough, concerned, interested in my thoughts and kind. He explained everything thoroughly so that I felt fully informed.”

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