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  • Patrick, an active firefighter is for Midwest Bone and Joint
  • "Thank you for helping to restore my quality of life."

    Doug Collins
    NBA star and coach
    Olympic athlete

  • "My knee is now a perfect 10."

    Diane Kelly (Boldin)
    US Olympic Gymnastic Team
    1968 Mexico City

  • "I know talent when I see it. This guy is an All-Pro. My hip feels great."

    Chuck Dickerson
    NFL Coach
    Superbowl XXV, Superbowl XXVI

  • "I consider myself so lucky to have found Dr. Palmer."

    Patrick, age 39
    Bilateral Hip Replacement
    Patient and Active Firefighter

Interactive Education

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Patient Education Library

Surgical Solutions

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Anterior Hip Replacement

Need a New Hip?

See the expert in Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery

  • Less pain
  • Smaller incision
  • Faster recovery to work and play
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • No muscles cut
  • improved mobility


Dr. Shawn W. Palmer is a National Instructor for surgical skills training and the area’s most experienced Anterior Approach Hip Replacement surgeon. For over a decade, he has assisted thousands of patients with the return to an active lifestyle following hip and knee replacement surgery.

Elgin (Royal Blvd)

2350 Royal Boulevard
Suite 200
Elgin, IL 60123
Phone (847) 931-5300

Elgin (Randall Rd)

1710 Randall Road
Elgin, IL 60123

Phone (224) 293-1170


420 W. Northwest Hwy 
Barrington, IL 60010

Phone (847) 382-6766


2971 W. Algonquin Road
Suite 101A
Algonquin, IL 60102
Phone (847) 854-8590