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As one of the founders of Midwest Orthopaedic Center, Dr. Jeffrey Akeson brings high standards and compassion to your home for orthopaedics. His seasoned guidance will take you from the early unknowns of diagnosis to the satisfaction of recovery.

Through his decades of experience and training, Dr. Akeson provides fracture surgery as well as surgical and brace treatment for scoliosis in adult and pediatric patients. He also specializes in hip and knee replacements, offering standard as well as robotic-assisted surgeries. Among his many accomplishments, he currently serves as the chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

An avid boater, Dr. Akeson once built his own whitewater kayak and rowed his way through an Olympic training site. In his free time, he enjoys coasting along the currents of Lake Michigan.

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of
Washington School of Medicine

Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedics, University of Toronto

Certification: Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Midwest Orthopaedic Center, Co-Founder
  • OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics, Chairman
I have over 25 years experience, specializing in trauma, total joint reconstruction, scoliosis and pediatric orthopaedics. For me, it's especially gratifying to help children recover from their injuries.
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Meet Our Patients

I wish I had my surgery years ago. I've been so surprised and so elated that I have gotten that full motion back. Within six months, I was walking all around Arches National Park.

Michèle Marshall

A knee replacement patient who loves to hike –– from East Peoria, IL.

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I'm a referring physician and a patient. Throughout my career, I worked with several different orthopaedic groups and Midwest Orthopaedic Center was the absolute best.

Dr. Marty Stachniw

A retired orthopaedic surgeon and hand, knee and shoulder patient who loves the outdoors –– from Galesburg, IL.

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