Thomas F. Gleason, M.D.
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Thomas F. Gleason, M.D. is a founding member of the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, 70 member multi-specialty orthopaedic group specializing in musculoskeletal care, that is based in Morton Grove. Dr. Gleason is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who treats general orthopaedic conditions with a special interest in adult spinal problems and joint replacements.
Dr. Gleason received his M.D. degree from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1978 after completing his undergraduate training at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
After earning his medical degree, Dr. Gleason served his internship in general surgery and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.
He then completed one year post graduate fellowship in adult spinal problems at the University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario, under the direction of Dr. John Kostuik, currently director and chief of spinal surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. Dr. Gleason was certified as a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1986, and re-certified in 1995 and 2005. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, Orthopaedic Research Society, the Illinois Orthopaedic Society, as well as the American Medical Association and the Illinois State Medical Society, among other professional affiliations. In addition to his leadership position with the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, where he is also the Medical Director of the Illinois Bone and Joint Open MRI, Dr. Gleason maintains a faculty appointment as assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a member of the Alumni Admissions Committee at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School.
He has published numerous articles and continues to give presentations and scientific exhibits at national and international meetings on a regular basis. He is a reviewer of articles, submitted for publication, for the review peer journal, SPINE. Dr. Gleason is a member of the medical staffs at several Chicago-area hospitals including Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Northshore University Health Systems in Skokie.
Dr. Gleason has served as Chairman of the Midwest Orthopaedic Network, a LLC comprised of over 120 Orthopaedic physicians as well as additional physicians in other related fields of practice. He is a faculty member of Kyphon and teaches the techniques of kyphoplasty.
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