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Biography

Dr. Xavier Simcock was born in Auckland New Zealand. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and attended Washington University in St Louis where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and with Sigma Xi research honors in biology. He then attended Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and graduated AOA and received the New York Orthopedic Hospital Award. Dr. Simcock was awarded the NIH and Arthritis Foundations grants for medical student research in orthopedics.

He completed the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency program and graduated with awards in Resident Excellence Award For Teaching and Mentorship, and the William H. Thomas Award—an award for excellence in orthopedics. He was also selected by the AOA as an Emerging Leader. Dr. Simcock is one of the first five physicians in the country sponsored by the ASSH to complete training in shoulder to fingertip surgery which involved completing two specialty fellowships; The first in hand and microsurgery, and the second in shoulder surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. 

Dr. Simcock has completed book chapters on upper extremity fracture fixation and reconstruction in the shoulder and elbow. He has published scientific articles on subjects throughout the upper extremity involving both adults and adolescent patients. He has also been featured In clinical teaching videos for the New England Journal of Medicine and American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Simcock joins Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush after being in private practice in Boston. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. 

PRACTICE EMPHASIS

  • Hand surgery
  • Wrist surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Degenerative joint disease, trauma, nerve compression, and sports injuries
  • Open and arthroscopic surgery in the shoulder, elbow and wrist

SPECIAL PROCEDURES

  • Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder replacements
  • Minimally invasive fracture care of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder
  • Tendon repair and reconstruction of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Elbow reconstruction
  • Biomechanics of ligament Injuries and fractures
  • Education Material for patients

DISCLOSURES

None

Education / Certifications

  • Undergraduate Degree
    Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
  • Medical School
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Residency
    Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic Upper Extremity Fellowship, Cleveland, OH
  • Certification
    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

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Hospital / Surgical Locations

Rush Oak Brook Surgery Center

2011 York Road
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

Physician Office Locations

Prairie Medical Center of Westchester

2450 S. Wolf Road
Westchester, IL 60154

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Oak Brook

2011 York Road
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Naperville

55 Shuman Blvd, Suite 700

Naperville, Illinois 60563