Practice contact
(312) 996-1300
1740 W Taylor St
Chicago Illinois 60612
US
Craig Forsthoefel MD
Resident
Orthopaedic Resident - PGY4
Primary Practice: University of Illinois Hospital

Practice Contact

Office Address
1740 W Taylor St
Chicago Illinois 60612
US
Phone
(312) 996-1300
Email
cforst3@uic.edu

Biography

Dr. Craig Forsthoefel is a level 1 author at Orthobullets and a 4th-year orthopedic surgery resident at the University of Illinois that is seeking an orthopedic spine surgery fellowship position starting in 2022. He was raised in a military family and grew up all over the United States, including three years in Okinawa, Japan. After graduating high school, he served in the United States Marine Corps from 2005 to 2009 and deployed to Iraq twice as an infantryman. Upon honorable discharge from the military, he attended Colorado State University where he double-majored in chemistry and biomedical sciences. He then attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine where he received a Medical Doctorate (MD) with honors in 2017 and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society. During his education and medical training, he has participated in multiple research projects which lead to publication in peer-reviewed journals. In his spare time, he enjoys weightlifting, running, and spending time with his wife and dog.
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Primary Practice

Primary practice
University of Illinois Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

PRIMARY HOSPITAL
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS HOSPITAL
(312) 996-3900

Education & Training

RESIDENCY
University of Illinois at Chicago
INTERNSHIP
University of Illinois at Chicago
MEDICAL / PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
University of Illinois
UNDERGRADUATE
Colorado State University