General Orthopedics

Orthopedic Surgeon

Chicago Orthopedic SurgeonOrthopedics is the study of the musculoskeletal system.  This system includes bones joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.

It’s important to remember that a common injury to the bone, joint, ligament, muscle or tendon can seriously and adversely affect a patient’s life.  Very often, however, the pain and discomfort associated with your injury can be healed with the variety of the therapies and procedures available at Alex Orthopaedics.

We work with our patients to develop and effective course of action that will yield the best results, using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.

As a general orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Snitovsky has treated many ailments, such as:

  • Degenerative knee arthritis
  • Degenerative hip disease
  • Knee meniscal tears
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis

Some of the specific fractures and traumas he has treated include:

  • Upper extremity fractures
  • Lower extremity fractures
  • Malunions
  • Hip fractures
  • Open fractures
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • External fixation in fracture
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Fractures in athletes
  • Fracture in older patients
  • Adolescnet fractures
  • Post-traumatic deformity
  • Fracture dislocations


We are pleased you have shown an interest Alex Orthopaedics.  Our mission is to help you regain your mobility and attain high levels of function and independence.

We work diligently to provide the most effective treatment and we pride ourselves in educating our patients so they can help achieve an improved quality of life and greater sense of well-being.

Dr. Snitovsky’s philosophy is ‘surgery as your last option.  Although he is a highly-skilled orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Snitovsky and his staff are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care in the most efficient manner possible…. often without surgery.  Your health, comfort, and convenience are our primary concern.

However, if surgery is required, you can be confident that you are under the capable care of Dr. Snitovsky.  He is extremely experienced in procedures proven to be effective.  He is Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member in good-standing with American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Call Today to Make an Appointment
(773) 777-9100

Conveniently located right off I-94 (Edens Expressway)
Alex Orthopaedics
4801 W Peterson Ave, Ste 606
Chicago, IL  60646

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For more information on orthopedic surgery, visit the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website.

Alex Orthopaedics also provides orthopedic surgery and treatment for residents in and around:

Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bolingbrook, Chicago, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, Elgin, Elk Grove, Elmhurst, Evanston, Glenview, Highland Park, Hoffman Estates, Lombard, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Naperville, Niles, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Schaumburg, Skokie, Wheeling, and Wilmette