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Home |  Patient Stories |  Five Star Knee Replacement: Bill J’s Story

Five Star Knee Replacement: Bill J’s Story

Dr. Alexander Gordon is a genius surgeon! I’m 60 years old now. I was playing soccer (lots of running and kicking) and later became a soccer referee while still working as an electrician in manufacturing. Both of my knees were in very bad shape with arthritis, bone to bone, and great pain for the past 4-5 years. Earlier this year I was walking, limping side to side with a hunchback. Finally, I said “enough” and decided to do something about it. In the beginning of July, Dr. Gordon replaced my left knee. He did an excellent job! I stayed in the NorthShore Skokie Hospital for three days. It was a great experience for me. They had a great nursing staff, therapists and food! I had good memories while watching the 2019 Women’s World Cup soccer matches from France with the U.S. team.

I’m back at work now. Not only do I feel great with no pain but also my whole posture has straightened. My left knee/leg is straight now it doesn’t cave inward like before surgery. I will be going back to Dr. Gordon to replace my right knee next year (I can’t wait) because it’s getting worse and worse. Dr. Gordon and his staff at IBJI – Sara and Chad – get my rating of FIVE STARS! Thank You!

Alexander Gordon, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating hip and knee conditions in adults. He is an expert in anterior approach hip replacement, which decreases post-operative pain and speeds recovery. Dr. Gordon also uses sensor-assisted techniques to perform knee replacement surgery that is fine- tuned for the specific patient.