Tomas Nemickas, MD

2017-11-14T16:31:44+00:00 October 20th, 2017|

Tomas E. Nemickas, MD

Specialties
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Sports Medicine
Board Certifications
  • Certificate of Added Qualification
  • Certificate of Added Qualification, Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

To Make an Appointment

Call 847-336-3335 or complete our online form to request an appointment

Practice Locations

Gurnee Physician Offices
350 South Greenleaf
Suite 405
Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: 847-336-3335

Fax: 847-336-3249

Lake Bluff Physician Offices
101 Waukegan Rd
Suite 990
Lake Bluff, IL 60044

Phone: 847-247-4000

Fax: 847-234-2090

Lindenhurst Physician Offices
1025 Red Oak Lane
Suite 100
Lindenhurst, IL 60049

Phone: 847-336-3335

Fax: 847-245-7470


Affiliated Hospitals

  • Hawthorn Surgical Center
  • Lindenhurst Surgery Center
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
  • Vista Health System

Biography

Dr. Tomas Nemickas provides care for conditions such as rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability and tears of the labrum, meniscus, anterior cruciate ligament and posterior cruciate ligament. In most cases, he is able to offer arthroscopy or other minimally invasive procedures, which increase patient comfort and speed recovery times. These procedures also include anterior total hip replacement.

Dr. Nemickas also has expertise in computer-assisted minimally invasive knee replacement surgery. In addition, he offers Carticel implants, autologous cultured chondrocyte and DeNovo cartilage implants and injections with platelet-rich plasma. Dr. Nemickas grew up in a medical family – his father and uncle were cardiologists, and his mother and aunt were nurses. Watching them help patients get well and seeing the patients’ gratitude inspired him to become a physician himself.

In providing care, Dr. Nemickas combines his knowledge of the latest proven technology and treatments with empathy gained from his own experience being treated for a severe ankle fracture in college. His patients are always treated individually, customizing their treatment plan to address their personal as well as medical needs.

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Computer Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy for SLAP, Bankart & Labral Repair & Stabilization Procedures
  • Articular Cartilage Repair & Regeneration
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • Trauma
  • Embryonic derived stem cell injections
  • Adipose derived stem cell injections
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IME)

Philosophy of Care

I strive to maintain excellence in all aspects of my care, which allows me to provide the best possible experience and treatment for my patients.

Affilations and Associations

Sports Affiliations

  • Waukegan High School
  • Zion-Benton Township High School

Education

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School

Internship

General Surgery

University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery

University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School

Awards

  • Chief Resident, University of Illinois Hospital and Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (1998-99)
  • First Prize, University of Illinois Orthopaedic Research Seminar (1997)
  • Second Prize, University of Illinois Orthopaedic Research Seminar (1996)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Member (1992)
  • Paul A. Treado Award for Overall Excellence in the Field of Physics (1989)

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