Ernest Lindell, MD

Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedics

56 Ratings
Years in Practice: 35 years
Practices In: Naperville
Patients Seen: Children and Adolescents

I try to both treat and edu­cate my patients. A patien­t’s bet­ter under­stand­ing of their con­di­tion leads to bet­ter results.

Next Available Appointments
Have you seen a DMG Orthopaedist before?

within the last three (3) years

Board Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Interests

Pedi­atric frac­tures and growth plate injuries, Pedi­atric hip dis­ease, benign tumors of the mus­cu­loskele­tal system

Personal Interests

Fam­i­ly, Read­ing, Travel

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America Illinois State Medical Society DuPage County Medical Society
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E. Brush Hill Road Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 331-221-1000 Get Directions
Tulane University School of Medicine Graduation Date: 1981 Degree: MD
Northwestern University Medical Center Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery
Children's Memorial Hospital Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery


Benign Bone & Cartilage Tumors Treatment, Cerebral Palsy Treatment, Club Feet Treatment, Congenital Hip Dysplasia Treatment, Dislocated Hips Treatment, Ilizarov Procedures, Pediatric Fracture Care, Scoliosis Bracing, Scoliosis Treatment, Tendon Repairs & Transfers


Fractures, Growth Plate Injuries, Leg Length Discrepancy, Polydactyly Hands & Feet


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

56 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

55 Ratings

Provider showed concern

56 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

55 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

55 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

55 Ratings


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Dr Lindell was fantastic, his bed side manner was amazing. My son is 8 yrs old and he loved seeing him."
Dec. 9, 2020
"Dr Lindell was excellent! he was very knowledgeable, caring & was so great with our daughter."
Oct. 19, 2020
"Dr. Lindell is THE BEST orthopedic doctor ever. He explained everything to us in a way that we clearly understood. He spoke to primarily to my son which I appreciated as my son is the patient. I recommend Dr. Lindell to everyone who needs a pediatric orthopedic doctor. He is exceptional."
Oct. 7, 2020
"Dr. Lindell is the best. He listens, talks to both the parent and the child and makes the child totally comfortable"
Sep. 23, 2020
"This was our first time meeting him and he didn't even introduce himself to us. It was a bit off putting to my 11 year old."
Jul. 29, 2020
"Dr. Lindell is amazing. he is caring and thorough."
Jul. 5, 2020
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