Marc R. Fajardo, MD

Marc R. Fajardo, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

Phone: 630-323-6116

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale
  • AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center La Grange
  • Edward Hospital
  • Salt Creek Surgery Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Arthroscopy of the Thumb, Wrist, Elbow & Shoulder Joints
  • Complex Injuries of the Hand & Upper Extremity
  • Elbow Instability & Reconstruction
  • Hand & Thumb Reconstruction
  • Injured Worker
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nerve Entrapment Syndromes (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, etc.)
  • Nerve Transfers/Tendon Transfers
  • Pediatric Hand Conditions
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Hand & Wrist Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Labral Repair
  • Small Joint Replacement of the Finger, Thumb & Wrist
  • Total Elbow Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trauma
  • Tumors of the Hand & Upper Extremity


Dr. Fajardo is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in treatment of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. He is a published author, having numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Highly regarded by his patients, he is known for his attentive bedside manner. His philosophy of care is to educate his patients and help them evaluate and choose the best evidence-based treatment options available.

Dr. Fajardo was born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago. He completed his internship and orthopaedic residency training at New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. He then completed the Upper Extremity and Microvascular surgery fellowship at the University of California at Davis in Sacramento, California.

I educate my patients and help them evaluate and choose the best treatment options available."

Marc R. Fajardo, MD

My Team


Medical School

Rosalind Franklin University / The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL


New York University / Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY


Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA

Affiliations and Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Medical Society for the State of New York
  • New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation


  • Staff Physician, Hinsdale Orthopaedics
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