SBL Bonutti Clinic Orthopedic Surgeon Joseph Ajdinovich, MD, will begin providing orthopedic care at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia, in June.
Dr. Ajdinovich specializes in advanced arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, knee, hip and ankle, which includes fracture care, partial and total knee replacement, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repair, complex multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction, and joint preservation/cartilage restoration surgery.
He will care for people with orthopedic issues on the second and fourth Monday monthly in the Physician’s Specialty Clinic, located on the second floor of SBL Fayette County Hospital.
Dr. Ajdinovich enjoys the rewarding nature of his profession. “Making a real difference, restoring patient function, and giving people hope for a pain-free future are the most rewarding aspects of what we do in sports medicine. The best words I can hear in my practice are ‘this surgery gave me my life back’,” he said.
Dr. Ajdinovich earned a bachelor degree in biology from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., before graduating from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He completed a surgical internship at Pennsylvania State University Hospital, Hershey, Pa., and an orthopedic residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Dr. Ajdinovich served his final year as chief resident at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital.
To make an appointment with Dr. Ajdinovich, call the SBL Bonutti Clinic at 217-342-3400.