Thomas S. Obermeyer, M. D.

ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

SPECIALTIES
SHOULDER SURGERY, SPORTS MEDICINE & ARTHROSCOPY

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Dr. Thomas Obermeyer is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery and sports medicine.  He has completed advanced fellowship training among the most highly regarded academic physicians in the United States and in Europe.

He is recognized as a leading shoulder subspecialist, offering state of the art arthroscopic repair, complex shoulder replacement, and revision shoulder surgery. His practice also focuses on the knee, including arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and repair, and replacement.  His individualized treatment approach emphasizes minimally invasive techniques for expediting surgical recovery and properly counseling patients as to expectations regarding their treatment options.

An award-winning researcher, Dr. Obermeyer has published articles on shoulder replacement innovations and biological improvements in fracture treatment. He is a recognized educator, having published a number of book chapters and continues to lecture and teach labs across the country as faculty.

When not seeing patients, Dr. Obermeyer enjoys baseball and ice hockey, sports he previously competed at the collegiate level. He enjoys fishing, a pastime he developed during his youth growing up in Alaska.

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Dr. Obermeyer’s Credentials

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
    Honors
    • Summa Cum Laude

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • Doctorate of Medicine, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
    Honors
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Research Distinction, Extracurricular Research Thesis
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

INTERNSHIP

  • General/Orthopedic Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Mentored Under Evan Flatow, M.D.

FELLOWSHIPS

  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Shoulder Surgery, Orthopedic Center Santy, Lyon, France
    Mentored Under Gilles Walsh, M.D.

RESIDENCY

  • Orthopedic Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Magis Award Outstanding Patient Care

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Obermeyers’s Clinical Staff

“Dr. Obermeyer wins patient satisfaction award at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, for outstanding patient care.” Read More >>>

Opioid-Free Shoulder Arthroplasty: Are We There Yet?

Dr. Obermeyer offers new and innovative ways to improve pain after shoulder replacement, limiting the requirement for opioid pain medication.
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Dr. Obermeyer was selected to serve as surgeon faculty for resident physicians training to learn shoulder surgery. His teaching position was part of an annual course offered through the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons at the cutting edge Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois.  

Dr. Obermeyer Discusses The Rotator Cuff

Dr. Obermeyer Discusses Shoulder Arthritis

LANGUAGES

  • English

LOCATIONS

Bartlett Office

864 West Stearns Rd
Barlett, Illinois 60103
847.285.4200

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Elk Grove Village Office

120 East Higgins Rd
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
847.285.4200

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Schaumburg Office

929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, Illinois 60195
847.285.4200

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