Dr. Scott Trenhaile has earned a renowned national and international reputation among his peers. He is frequently sought to give lectures globally at conferences and medical summits on issues related to orthopedic procedures and sports injury management.
As an innovator with extensive knowledge in shoulder, knee and elbow injuries, Dr. Scott Trenhaile has earned a renowned national and international reputation among his peers. He is frequently sought to give lectures globally at conferences and medical summits on issues related to orthopedic procedures and sports injury management. Since 2009, groups of surgeons from the United States, Europe, and Asia have traveled to Rockford, Illinois to observe Dr. Trenhaile’s practice and learn his advanced surgical techniques. The state-of-the-art facilities at Ortho Illinois, including a dedicated cadaver lab and Ortho Illinois Surgery Center, enable him to host a variety of educational events and surgical courses. Dr. Trenhaile serves on the AANA Copernicus Initiative Committee for Shoulder Evaluation Development and recently served as an expert surgeon for determining the benchmark of protocol for ACL Knee Reconstruction. He holds a number of patents for surgical instruments and techniques that are used throughout the world to allow surgeons to perform minimally invasive arthroscopic orthopedic procedures that were previous “open techniques.” Currently, Dr. Trenhaile serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine: Rockford, and Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center Medical Collage in Chicago, Il. He is a member of many prestigious national and international societies and associations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopic Association of North America, and most recently the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, whose invitation-only membership is limited to fewer than 550 physicians world- Conditions & Treatments Anterior Knee Pain Biceps Tendon Disorders Cartilage Restoration Complex Knee Ligament Reconstructions (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL) Frozen Shoulder Golf Elbow/ MEdial Epicondylitis Knee Ligament Injuries Meniscus Tear Reverse Shoulder Replacement Rotator Cuff Injuries Shoulder Arthritis Shoulder Arthroplasty Shoulder Instability Shoulder Labral Tears Superior Capsular Reconstruction Tennis Elbow/ Lateral Epicondylitis Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Injury Training Bachelor’s Degree, Iowa State University Medical Degree, University of Iowa College of Medicine Residency, St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center / Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Fellowship, Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine Fellowship, Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center Certification, Certificate of Additional Qualification in Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Membership Board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Member, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Member, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Member, the Arthroscopic Association of North America Member, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois – College of Medicine, Rockford Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center Medical College, Chicago Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Midwestern University Involved with the NIU ATC Student Teaching Program at Rockford University Team Physician Affiliated with the 2013 Stanley Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks, and the Blackhawks Medical Network Rockford IceHogs AHL Hockey Team physician for several local sports teams at the high school and college levels Hospital Affiliations OrthoIllinois Surgery Center OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center Mercy Rockford Hospital SwedishAmerican Hospital