Dr. Jimenez


Matthew Jimenez, MD, FACS
(847) 324-3965 office
(847) 398-9892 fax

Matthew L. Jimenez, M.D., FACS is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic fracture care and joint reconstruction with a focus on soft-tissue preservation and rapid recovery. He is a member of Illinois Bone & Joint Institute based in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Jimenez received his M.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1989 after completing his undergraduate training at the University of Utah.

After earning his medical degree, Dr. Jimenez completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University.

He then completed a one-year post graduate fellowship in orthopaedic trauma and joint reconstruction at the University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Medical Center, under the direction of Dr. Marvin Tile. The American Board of Othopaedic Surgeons certified Dr. Jimenez as a diplomat in 1997.

Matthew Jimenez, MD is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is currently a member of the AAOS Board of Councilors, as well as many AAOS committees. He is a graduate of the AAOS’ Leadership Fellows Program. Dr. Jimenez is also a Past President of the Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Jimenez maintains faculty appointment as Visiting Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He holds leadership roles within Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, where he has been the Chairman and Medical Director of the Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Residency Training Program since 1997.  Dr. Jimenez is the Director of Orthopaedic Trauma and Residency Program Director at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

Dr. Jimenez developed and chairs the Chicago Trauma Symposium, which is a four day multidisciplinary trauma course in its 21st year. He lectures extensively, nationally and internationally. He has served as chairman and faculty on many educational forums in trauma and fracture care.

Dr. Jimenez has extensive research experience. He was recently the principal investigator for a multi-center prospective trial studying “Somatic Stem Cells for Recalcitrant Nonunions”. He has published several chapters and articles, along with presenting numerous scientific presentations and exhibits. He is a leader, dedicated to education.

Dr. Jimenez is the Founder and CEO of the Foundation for Education and Musculoskeletal Research (FEMR). He started FEMR, a non-profit organization, in 2008 with the mission to become a resource for unbiased information to promote musculoskeletal health and research, prevent fragility fractures and increase awareness of osteoporosis and related bone trauma and disabilities.

Dr. Jimenez continues to achieve preeminence in orthopaedic surgery, fracture care, and joint reconstruction.


  • B.S. Degree, Cum Laude, The University of Utah
  • The University of Iowa Graduate School of Anatomy Coordinated with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NIH Physician Scientist Training Program
  • M.D. Degree, The University of Iowa, College of Medicine
  • Residency, Northwestern University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program
  • Fellowship, Sunnybrook Medical Center University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Orthopaedic Trauma & Joint Reconstruction, Director- Marvin Tile, M.D. FRCS