Hinsdale Orthopaedics

Kenneth L. Schiffman, M. D.

Upper Extremity

Partner, Hinsdale Orthoapedics


Dr. Schiffman is a world-renowned hand surgeon and consistently selected as one of Chicago's "Top Doctors." His area of expertise includes the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. In addition to achieving board certification in orthopaedic surgery, he holds a specialization in hand surgery. Dr. Schiffman continually keeps up to date with advancements in orthopaedic techniques in order to provide the best treatment possible for his patients.

Dr. Schiffman has been caring for patients at Hinsdale Orthopaedics since 1990. After completing his internship and residency training at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, he progressed to a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Princess Margaret Rose Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has completed an A-O Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Sunnybrook Medical Centre in Toronto, Canada specializing in the treatment of shoulder, arm and hand disorders.

Dr. Schiffman is a member of the Clinical Staff team at the Loyola Department of Orthopaedics. His active memberships in professional societies are reflections of his advanced training and years of experience in treating orthopaedic hand injuries. These memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand.

 Medical School:    University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
 Internship:    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
 Residency:    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Princess Margaret Rose Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Orthopaedic Trauma, Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto, Canada
 Board Certification:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate for Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery
 Areas of Specialty:
  • Complex Injuries of the Hand & Upper Extremity
  • Shoulder & Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder & Elbow Replacement
  • Disorders of the Hand & Upper Extremity
  • Carpel Tunnel Release
 Current & Previous    Appointments:
  • Partner, Hinsdale Orthopaedics, specializing in hand surgery
  • Staff Physician, Hinsdale Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Hinsdale Surgical Center and Salt Creek Surgery Center
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center
 Professional  Memberships:
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand

Clinical Support Staff

Brianna L. Hirsch, MMS,PA-C
Matt Rojas, Medical Administrative Assistant
Marilyn Sells, Administrative Assistant

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Patient Testimonials

  • Liked my consultation with Dr. Schiffman
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  • High quality of surgery performed by Dr. Schiffman
    "Of most importance is the high quality of the surgery performed by Dr. Schiffman. Review of the x-rays, quickness of the recovery and general lack of pain indicate he did an excellent job. As for the visit, he listened to my desire to become active again and properly outlined my limitations and progression plan. The Read more..." Read more...
  • Dr. Schiffman is outstanding!!
    "Dr. Schiffman is outstanding. He said I would be golfing in two months after surgery and I am ready to go. The staff at the OT has been phenomenal as well. Many thanks!!" Read more...
  • Resuming Passions for a Young Retiree
    "“Dr. Schiffman has prolonged my passions,” Kevin said. “I can’t thank him enough.” " Read more...
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