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Peter Hoepfner, MD, Double Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Hand & Upper Extremity, Grayslake, Libertyville, Lake Bluff, IL

Treatment Philosophy

I recognize that each patient brings a unique concern regarding their condition that requires a thoughtful and personalized solution. Our team will work collaboratively with each patient, offering nonsurgical and surgical options when appropriate. We take great pride in providing superior technical surgical care, but also providing the empathy and support that patients and families deserve.

  • 20+Years of Experience
  • 10,000+Surgeries performed
  • 100+Academic & Educational
  • 200+Patient Reviews
Peter Hoepfner MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Grayslake, Libertyville, Lake Bluff, IL

Dr. Hoepfner’s Leadership

  • Faculty for the Comprehensive Review Course of Orthopaedics and Upper Extremity in Chicago July 2014
    • Spoke on “Treatment of Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fracture” as well as “Dislocations and Ligament Injuries in the Hand”
    • Part of national leading hand surgery faculty teaching course for international audience of hand and orthopaedic surgeons.
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2004-2008
  • Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, 2003-2004
  • Managing partner, IBJI North Region, 2018 – current
Peter Hoepfner MD

Carpal Tunnel Release Nerve Surgery

Hand Nerve Surgery

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common, painful, progressive condition that is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist area. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include numbness and tingling, pain, and diminished grip strength.

Arthroscopic & Reconstructive Surgery

Arthroscopic & Reconstructive Surgery

Minimally-Invasive Procedure

Arthroscopy is a common surgical procedure performed using an arthroscope, a viewing instrument, to diagnose or treat problem. It is a relatively safe procedure and you will usually be discharged from the hospital on the same day of surgery.

Patient Reviews Stars

Highly Recommend...!

  • I had emergency surgery to repair a broken wrist with a plate, screws, and pins while on vacation out of state last fall. When I returned home, I followed up with a Dr. 3 times (I actually never saw him, only his PA). The PA said that I was having problems and needed all of the hardware removed. I d...
  • After an incident playing hockey, I noticed that the recovery from the injury was going slower than normal. I sought an opinion and the first surgeon said that the distal torn bicep did not require surgery. This was based on my age of 50 even though it was stated that I would not recover from the in...
  • Dr Hoepfner was amazing! Very thorough in explaining how to deal with the pain and what options were available. Explained surgery and recovery in detail - all spot on. I healed beautifully and have a small almost scar that is almost invisible already. Very pleased with everything - highly recommend!
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