A valued member of the Hinsdale Orthopaedics medical staff from 1998-2012, Lindley Pittman returned to HOA/IBJI in June 2023. He continues to focus his skills on spinal injury, spinal pathology, and treatment. Pittman is a board-certified physician assistant specializing in spinal disorders with 25 years of experience. He is part of a unique spine team led by Dr. Cary Templin, an orthopedics spine surgeon, and Dr. Tamir Hersonskey, a neurosurgeon specializing in spine care.
Pittman is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences, an NCCPA-accredited program. His training focused on general surgery, trauma, orthopedics, and neurosurgery. His primary past research interests have included lupus, DNA/RNA sequencing in cancer research, development of viral materials for HIV treatment, and stem cell research in spinal fusions.
In addition to being a decorated United States Navy veteran and retired Air Force major, Pittman has taught locally, nationally, and internationally. He’s an active member of both the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants and the North American Spine Society, as well as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Pittman has been trained in both orthopedic spinal surgery and neurological spine surgery. He excels at diagnosing and treating spinal conditions non-operatively, involving the patient in the decision-making process. He is patient-focused and provides compassionate care.
University of Connecticut - Biology and Chemistry
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science - Physician Assistant Practice