Adam C. Young, MD
Alan C. League, MD
Albert Knuth, MD
Alejandra Rodriguez-Paez, MD
Alexander E. Michalow, MD
Alexander Gordon, MD
Alfonso Bello, MD
Ami Kothari, MD
Amy Jo Ptaszek, MD
Anand Vora, MD
Andrea S. Kramer, MD
Andrew J. Riff, MD
Angela R. Crowley, MD
Angelo Savino, MD
Anthony Savino, MD
Anuj S. Puppala, MD
Ari Kaz, MD
Ashraf H. Darwish, MD
Ashraf Hasan, MD
Bernard J. Feldman, MD
Bradley Dworsky, MD
Brian Clay, MD
Brian J. Burgess, DPM
Brian R. McCall, MD
Brian Schwartz, MD
Brian Weatherford, MD
Brooke Vanderby, MD
Bruce Summerville, MD
Bryan Waxman, MD
Bryant S. Ho, MD
Carey E. Ellis, MD
Carla Gamez, DPM
Cary R. Templin, MD
Charles L. Lettvin, MD
Charles M. Lieder, DO
Chinyoung Park, MD
Christ Pavlatos, MD
Christian Skjong, MD
Christopher C. Mahr, MD
Craig Cummins, MD
Craig Phillips, MD
Craig S. Williams, MD
Craig Westin, MD
Daniel Newman, MD
David Beigler, MD
David Guelich, MD
David H. Garelick, MD
David Hamming, MD
David Hoffman, MD
David M. Anderson, MD
David Norbeck, MD
David Raab, MD
David Schneider, DO
Djuro Petkovic, MD
Douglas Diekevers, DPM
Douglas Solway, DPM
E. Quinn Regan, MD
Eddie Jones Jr., MD
Edward J. Logue, MD
Elliot A. Nacke, MD
Ellis K. Nam, MD
Eric Chehab, MD
Eric L. Lee, MD
Evan A. Dougherty, MD
Garo Emerzian, DPM
Gary Shapiro, MD
Giridhar Burra, MD
Gregory Brebach, MD
Gregory J. Fahrenbach, MD
Gregory Portland, MD
Harpreet S. Basran, MD
Jalaal Shah, DO
James M. Hill, MD
James R. Bresch, MD
Jason G. Hurbanek, MD
Jason Ghodasra, MD
Jason J. Shrouder-Henry, MD
Jeffrey Ackerman, MD
Jeffrey Goldstein, MD
Jeffrey Staron, MD
Jeffrey Visotsky, MD
Jeremy Oryhon, MD
John H. Lyon, MD
Jonathan Erulkar, MD
Jordan L. Goldstein, MD
Joseph D'Silva, MD
Josephine H. Mo, MD
Juan Santiago-Palma, MD
Justin Gent, MD
Justin M. LaReau, MD
Kellie Gates, MD
Kermit Muhammad, MD
Kevin Chen, MD
Kris Alden MD, PhD
Leah R. Urbanosky, MD
Leigh-Anne Tu, MD
Leon Benson, MD
Lori Siegel, MD
Marc Angerame, MD
Marc Breslow, MD
Marc R. Fajardo, MD
Marie Kirincic, MD
Mark A. Lorenz, MD
Mark Gonzalez, MD
Mark Gross, MD
Mark Hamming, MD
Mark Mikhael, MD
Matthew L. Jimenez, MD
Mehul H. Garala, MD
Michael C. Durkin, MD
Michael Chiu, MD, FAAOS
Michael J. Corcoran, MD
Michael O'Rourke, MD
Nathan G. Wetters, MD
Nikhil K. Chokshi, MD
Peter Hoepfner, MD
Peter Thadani, MD
Phillip Ludkowski, MD
Priyesh Patel, MD
Rajeev D. Puri, MD
Rhutav Parikh, MD
Richard J. Hayek, MD
Richard Noren, MD
Richard Sherman, MD
Ritesh Shah, MD
Robert J. Daley, MD
Robert J. Thorsness, MD
Roger Chams, MD
Ronak M. Patel, MD
Scott Jacobsen, DPM
Scott Rubinstein, MD
Sean A. Sutphen, DO
Serafin DeLeon, MD
Sheela Metgud, MD
Shivani Batra, DO
Stanford Tack, MD
Steven C. Chudik, MD
Steven G. Bardfield, MD
Steven Gross, MD
Steven Jasonowicz, DPM
Steven M. Mardjetko, MD
Steven S. Louis, MD
Steven W. Miller, DPM
Surbhi Panchal, MD
T. Andrew Ehmke, DO
Taizoon Baxamusa, MD
Theodore Fisher, MD
Thomas Gleason, MD
Timothy J. Friedrich, DPM
Todd R. Rimington, MD
Todd Simmons, MD
Tom Antkowiak, MD, MS
Tomas Nemickas, MD
Van Stamos, MD
Wayne M. Goldstein, MD
Wesley E. Choy, MD
William Robb, MD
William Vitello, MD
Home  |  Doctors |  Sean A. Sutphen, DO

Sean A. Sutphen, DO

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Total Joint Replacement

Practice Locations

2101 Waukegan Road
Suite 110
Bannockburn IL 60015
Fax: 847-914-9009
2401 Ravine Way
Glenview IL 60025
Fax: 847-998-6365
1919 Skokie Valley Road
Highland Park IL 60035
521 Green Bay Road
Second Floor
Wilmette IL 60091
Fax: 847-853-1089

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Evanston Hospital - NorthShore University Health System
  • Glenbrook Hospital - NorthShore University Health System
  • Highland Park Hospital - NorthShore University Health System
  • Ravine Way Surgery Center
  • Skokie Hospital - NorthShore University Health System

Biography

Dr. Sean Sutphen is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in rapid recovery hip and knee replacement and complex reconstruction surgery. Through his extensive training and experience, he has developed an expertise in minimally invasive joint replacement surgeries including anterior and mini-posterior approach hip replacement, partial knee replacement, computer-assisted navigation joint replacement, and robotic-assisted joint replacement. He has a particular interest in outpatient joint replacement with rapid rehabilitation protocols for faster recovery after surgery. Dr. Sutphen also treats patients who require revision hip or knee replacements and those who have had a previous surgery or deformity requiring complex joint replacement surgery.

Dr. Sutphen’s approach to caring for patients with disorders of the hip and knee involves personalized treatments, both operative and non-operative, that are supported by the latest evidence. He believes shared decision-making with his patients is the best way to provide care that is individualized, compassionate, and most likely to achieve their goals. Dr. Sutphen takes great pride in treating each patient as if they were a member of his own family. He has devoted his career to leading patients back to their active lifestyles through evidence-based treatments and meticulous surgical technique.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Sutphen received his undergraduate degree from Miami University, where he completed his pre-medical studies and was a member of the ice hockey team. He received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Medicine and then completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Ohio University in Columbus, Ohio, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Sutphen went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery (number one orthopaedic hospital in the country as ranked by US News and World Report) at Cornell University Medical College in New York City.

He is dedicated to the orthopaedic field of adult reconstruction and joint replacement as he has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has given several presentations on the national and international level. He serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty. Dr. Sutphen is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Sutphen lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago with his wife Ashley and their three children, Libby, Kate, and Jack.

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement
  • Outpatient Total Joint Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Revision of Hip & Knee Replacements
  • Unicompartmental or Partial Knee Replacement
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery

Philosophy of Care

Every day it is my responsibility to provide the highest standard of orthopedic care and personal attention to each and every patient.  I emphasize a whole-person approach to treatment and care.  With advanced training in minimally invasive surgical techniques and rapid recovery joint replacement, I strive to help my patients return to the activities they enjoy as quickly as possible.

Education

Fellowship
Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical College
Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Fellowship
Residency
Ohio University
Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School
Lake Erie College of Medicine
Undergraduate
Miami University of Ohio

Research and Publications

  • Sutphen S, Ranawat AS. Biomechanical Assessment of a Novel Posterior Soft Tissue Repair Technique in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Orthopaedic Proceedings. 2018 Oct 16; Vol. 100-B, No. SUPP_13.
  • Johnson D, Sutphen S, Triplet J, Taylor B, Wasielewski R.  Findings in Non-Recalled Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients. EC Orthopaedics. 10.11(2019): 43-51.
  • McGowan S, Myers D, Taylor B, Madsen A, Sutphen S, Galos D, Mehta S. Difficulty of Total Hip Arthroplasty     Following Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of an Acetabulum Fracture. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants. 29(3): 247-254 (2019).
  • Sutphen S, Berend KR, Morris MJ, Lombardi AV. The Direct Anterior Approach has a Lower Rate of Deep Infection than the Limited Incision Direct Lateral Approach in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Surg Orthop Adv. Spring 2018;27(1):21-24.
  • Prissel MA, Simpson GA, Sutphen S, Hyer CF, Berlet GC. Ankle Arthrodesis: A Retrospective Review Comparing Single Column, Locked Anterior Plating to Crossed Lag Screw Technique. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2017 May – Jun;56(3):453-456.
  • Sutphen S, Adams JB, Lombardi AV. Failed Modular Neck Stems: Tip and Tricks. J Arthroplasty, 2016 Jul;31(7):1390-4.
  • Sutphen S, Mendoza J, Mundy AC, Yang G, Beebe A, Klingele KE. Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures: A Comparison of Outcomes after Submuscular Plating, Flexible Intramedullary Nailing, and Rigid Intramedullary Nailing. Orthopedics. 2016 Nov 1;39(6):353-358.
  • Sutphen S, Beebe A, Klingele KE. Bridge Plating Length-Unstable Femoral Shaft Fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun; 36 Suppl 1:S29-34.
  • Sutphen S, MacLaughlin L, Madsen A, Russell J, McShane MA.  Prevalence of Pseudotumor in Patients after Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty Evaluated with Metal Ion Analysis and MARS-MRI. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Jan; 31(1): 260-3.
  • Ng VY, Arnott L, Li J, Hopkins R, Lewis J, Sutphen S, Nicholson L, Reader D, McShane MA.  Comparison of Custom to Standard TKA Instrumentation with Computed Tomography. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Aug; 22(8): 1833-42.
  • Sutphen S, Murakami JW.  Radiofrequency ablation of a cervical osteoid osteoma: a trans-thyroid approach.  Pediatric Radiology. 2007, 3 (1): 83-85.
  • Sutphen S, Lipman J, Jerabek S, Mayman D, Esposito C. Treatment of Recurrent Dislocation after Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Advanced Imaging and Three-Dimensional Modeling Techniques: A Case Series. HSS J. July 2019.

Awards

  • Lake Erie College of Medicine Academic Excellence Scholarship, 2009-2012
  • Lake Erie College of Medicine Surgery Club Executive Board, 2008-2010
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Medical Honors Society, 2009
  • TOUCH Pin Award Recipient, 2011
  • Lake Erie College of Medicine Surgery Discipline Award, 2012
  • Ohio University Advanced Anatomical Services Master of Dissection Award, 2013
  • First Place Poster: OhioHealth Research Symposium; Columbus, OH, 2015
  • Second Place Research Paper: AOAO Annual Meeting; Colorado Springs, CO, 2015
  • Third Place Research Paper: AOAO Annual Meeting; Colorado Springs, CO, 2015
  • First Place Podium: OhioHealth Research Symposium; Columbus, OH, 2016
  • Orthopedics Blue Ribbon Award Winning Paper, 2016
  • Chief Resident, Ohio University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency; Columbus, OH, 2016
  • Second Place Research Paper: AOAO Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL, 2017

Visit My Website

https://www.drseansutphen.com/

Curriculum Vitae

See my Curriculum Vitae

Our Team

No items found

My Team

No items found

Rehab Protocols

Videos

Audio

Dr. Sutphen as heard on WBBM Newsradio (780 AM and 105.9 FM) and WSCR 670 AM The Score. March 2019
Dr. Sutphen - as heard on WGN: "Stay in the Game."

Hip Replacement and Knee Care: Lila P’s Story
In March of 2019, Lila took a cruise ship vacation. While walking in her room on the cruise ship, she slipped and fell, causing excruciating pain…read more

Want to share your patient story for Dr. Sutphen? Complete this form.

Additional Patient Feedback

“Dr. Sutphen was very friendly, interested in me as a person, and clear about my condition.”

“Dr. Sutphen has the best bedside manner of any doctor I have seen. Extremely helpful and knowledgeable about my issues. Spends the time to discuss all issues with his patients.”

“Dr. Sutphen accurately and quickly diagnosed my knee issues and ultimately performed surgery and my knees are feeling better than they have in many years. I highly recommend him.”

“Dr. Sutphen is awesome! The most caring, friendly, knowledgeable. excellent doctor I have ever met. At my first meeting with Dr. Sutphen, I knew immediately, he was the surgeon that I wanted to perform my knee replacement! And couldn’t be happier!”

“To sum it up, Dr. Sutphen is the best! He listened to me displaying unbelievable empathy. My knee replacement went so smooth and cannot believe I didn’t do it sooner. My family and I are very impressed with his level of care. I would recommend him to anyone.”

“Dr. Sutphen is truly amazing! He is very thorough, genuine, and was informative of the latest advancements. I had a total hip replacement done by Dr. Sutphen and I recovered very quickly. So grateful for him getting me back to quality of life I want.”

Leave a Google Review for Dr. Sutphen