Michael J. Corcoran, MD

Michael J. Corcoran, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Sports Medicine

Phone: 815-928-8050

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Ascension Saint Mary – Kankakee
  • Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • OAK Surgery Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Foot
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee
  • Shoulder


Dr. Michael Corcoran grew up on Chicago’s south side and brought his passion for orthopedics and sports medicine to OAK Orthopedics in 1997. A graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Dr. Corcoran completed his general surgery internship at Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. He went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship at the world-renowned American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Corcoran developed the OAK Sports Medicine Division, which brings physicians and athletic training services to many high schools and colleges in the south suburbs. He's also the founder and medical director of the Athletic Training Program at Olivet Nazarene University and OAK Athletic Development.

Tireless in bringing world-class care to athletes of all ages, Dr. Corcoran is a noted lecturer and presenter in the orthopedic and athletic training communities, and he has served as a team physician at the United States Olympic Training Center and for U.S. Soccer. In his free time, Dr. Corcoran enjoys golf, flying, fishing, scuba diving, and snow and water sports.

My Team


Medical School

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI- General Surgery


University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO- Orthopedic Surgery


American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL- Sports Medicine

Affiliations and Associations

Professional Affiliations

  • NFL Physicians Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Irish-American Orthopaedic Society
  • American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Kankakee County Medical Society

Team Affiliations

  • Olivet Nazarene University
  • Kankakee Community College
  • Bishop McNamara Catholic High School
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