Dr. Ehmke is a fellowship trained joint replacement surgeon specializing in minimally invasive hip, knee and shoulder replacement. He did his fellowship at the world-renowned Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Ehmke uses the latest techniques and technological advances in joint replacement. Conformis implants are produced using 3D printing technology. These advanced techniques allow his patients to not only have a shorter recovery with less pain, but also give them a joint replacement that feels more natural.
In addition, Dr. Ehmke has specialized training in evaluating and treating previous joint replacements that are painful. Dr. Ehmke also does complicated joint replacement cases such as patients with prior surgery on their hip or knee, or born with unique anatomy.
Dr. Ehmke also takes care of other conditions of the hip and knee that may be done with an arthroscopic procedure, such as labral tears of the hip and meniscus tears of the knee.
Dr. Ehmke has published research and has presented it at national meetings. He has also served as faculty for national courses to teach residents how to do hip and knee replacements.
Dr. Ehmke is affiliated with Silver Cross Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center.
- Hip and Knee Replacement
- Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics
- Baltimore, MD
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Philadelphia, PA
- Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Downers Grove, IL
- B.S Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Graduate with Honors and Distinction
- The Ohio State University
- Columbus, OH
Certifications & Licensure:
- IL State Medical License, 2015 – Present
- MD State Medical License, 2014 – Present
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon
- American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
- International Congress of Joint Replacement
- American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Ehmke’s Clinical Interests: Anterior Approach Hip Replacement, Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Complex Revision Hip and Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Hip Arthroscopy, Knee Arthroscopy, Fracture Repair
Dr. Ehmke’s Hospital Affiliations Silver Cross Hospital 1900 Silver Cross Boulevard New Lenox, IL 60451
Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center 333 North Madison Street Joliet, IL 60435
7600 West College Drive 3rd Floor Palos Heights, IL 60463
10060 West 191st Street Mokena, IL 60448
2400 Glenwood Avenue Suite 220 Joliet, IL 60435
4710 W 95th Street Oak Lawn, IL 60453