Dr. Anand Vora is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in care for foot and ankle conditions, including arthritis, trauma, sports injuries, reconstructive procedures, bunions and hammertoes, cartilage restoration, and diabetes-related foot problems. He performs ankle replacements, complex ankle and foot reconstructions, arthroscopy, minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery, joint preserving cartilage regenerative procedures, and provides advanced biologic treatments such as platelet-rich plasma injections and tissue regeneration.
Dr. Vora is a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is a foot and ankle consultant for the Chicago Fire soccer team, Joffrey Ballet, Lake Forest College, multiple local high school programs, and has previously consulted for other professional Chicago organizations.
He is frequently asked to lecture both nationally and internationally on foot and ankle topics to other surgeons. Additionally, Dr. Vora is the lead consultant to an orthopedic device manufacturer and has helped create devices to improve surgical care and enhance outcomes for fusion procedures, minimally invasive tendon repairs, arthroscopic procedures, treatment for sports injuries, and a novel ankle replacement design. As well, he is a consultant on the development of a new way to regenerate cartilage.
Additional Areas of Expertise
Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
Independent Medical Evaluations (IME)
Philosophy of Care
I take pride in providing care for my patients in a caring and compassionate manner while utilizing the most state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatments available.
Affiliations and Associations
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
Alpha Omega Alpha
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Union Memorial Hospital, Mercy Medical Center
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Selected as one of “America’s Top Foot and Ankle Orthopaedists” in the “Guide to America’s Top Orthopaedists”
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Goldener Research Award
Awarded for outstanding basic sciences research project: “Flexible and Flatfooted Deformity: Mild and Severe Deformity Experimental Model”
Maryland Orthopaedic Association Award: Awarded for outstanding research project “Flexible and Flatfooted Deformity: Mild and Severe Deformity Experimental Model”
Johnson and Johnson Research Award and Travel Grant: Awarded for outstanding research project: “Bipolar Osteochondral Tibiotalar Allograft Ankle Replacement: Early Results with Use of a Customized Jig”
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Travel Grant: Awarded for research project: “Early Failure of Proximally Cemented Distally Press Fit Femoral Component in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty”
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago IL 2008 – present
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago IL
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, Chicago Fire Professional Soccer
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, Joffrey Ballet Dance Company
Past Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, Chicago Cubs
Instructor, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Complete Foot Care Course
Instructor, Arthroscopy Association of North America Foot and Ankle Course