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Specialty Orthopedic Care


Dr. Scott Trenhaile delivers the highest quality specialty orthopedic care available in the Rockford area.

By utilizing the most advanced standards and technologies, Dr. Scott Trenhaile will help you achieve the best outcome possible. Patients of all ages — from children to seniors — trust Dr. Trenhaile to help them get them back to doing the things they love.  He strives to exceed your expectations every time, and has one goal in mind – to help you feel better and do more!


No Matter How You Move Through Life
We're Here to Make Sure You Get There
Helping Patients of All Ages
Dr. Trenhaile will help you get back to doing the things you love.
Feel Better. Do More.
Improving outcomes and returning patients back to their active lifestyle.
Patient Resources

Dr. Scott W. Trenhaile, his team and entire staff are dedicated to providing a exceptional patient experience.  Check out our convenient Patient Resources section, which includes resources designed to make your visit seamless. Find Post-Operative Protocols, read educational articles and login through your patient portal.

Workers Comp

What you need to know about work-related injury:

Recently, I have seen an increase in second opinion requests from patients regarding Workers’ Compensation cases. These are hardworking people who have sustained injuries on the job and have sought to utilize their valued Workers’ Compensation benefits in order to get treatment and return to work as quickly and painlessly as possible. 

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meniscus repair, sports injury, successful surgery, outpatient knee surgery
Scott Trenhaile

Successful Outpatient Meniscus Repair

I first met Emmet his junior year, on the sidelines of his Varsity Football team’s home field. After a tackle, his right knee was hurting. When I examined him, he told me he had injured his LCL the previous year, but that this injury felt different.  My examination demonstrated tenderness on the outside of his knee along the joint line but there was no swelling in the knee and he had full range of motion.

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Medical Laboratory for Rent
Cadaveric Lab
Scott Trenhaile

State-of-the-Art Cadaveric Laboratory Sets Stage for Innovation

Lab for Research – Lab for Education The vision of the Cadaveric Lab at the time of its inception in 2009 was education. The space was created to allow OrthoIllinois surgeons, other healthcare providers and technicians the opportunity to perform surgical techniques they had seen performed in live operating theaters. The profound educational value of the lab allowed for myself and others to host clinics and courses to groups of visiting surgeons, affording them the

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Success Stories & Testimonials

Tori Homb, APN

Surgical Assistant + Master’s in Family Nurse Practitioning

Tori Homb, originally from  the surrounding Rockford area, graduated from Walden University in 2019 with a Master’s in Family Nurse Practitioning. Tori  has been working alongside Dr. Trenhaile since 2008 in the operating room as a surgical assistant. She has continued her education and transitioned into the advanced practice role as a nurse practitioner and now assists him with formulating diagnoses, treatment plans, as well as providing surgical assistance. Tori helps manage preoperative and postoperative patient care and sports medicine education.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing recreational sports such as volleyball, softball, as well as working out, running, and spending time with her friends and family. 

Kari Stockton, RN, BSN

Registered Nurse + Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Kari was born and raised in Southern Wisconsin on a dairy farm. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from St. Anthony College of Nursing. Prior to joining Dr. Trenhaile’s team in 2004, Kari worked in the Neuro/Trauma ICU at St. Anthony Medical Center. Kari currently resides in Rockton, Illinois with her husband and enjoys hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

Alyssa Fetterhoff
Alyssa Fetterhoff received a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from North Central College. Prior to joining Dr. Trenhaile’s team in 2017, Alyssa worked as a rehab technician at New Millennium Medical in Belvidere, IL. Alyssa aids the Physician Assistants in designing treatment plans, as well as implementing pre- and postoperative patient care.

Dr. Scott Trenhaile

Clinical Assistant Professor/ Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Scott Trenhaile, Orthopaedic Surgeon from Rockford, Illinois, is dedicated to the continuous advancement of healthcare and specialized in knee, shoulder and elbow.

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Michael Gilbertson, PAC

Physician Assistant

Michael Gilbertson, a native to Rockford, has been with Dr. Trenhaile’s team as a Physician Assistant since 2004 after graduating from Midwestern University. As part of the sports medicine department, Michael assists Dr. Trenhaile in formulating diagnoses and treatment plans as well as providing surgical assistance. Michael manages all preoperative and postoperative patient education. In his spare time he lives enjoys wakeboarding, hockey and spending time with his wife Kim and children Myles and Kylie.

Ana Holleman

Ana Holleman, has been with Orthoillinois since 2005 working various roles. In 2017 she joined Dr. Trenhaile’s team to be his surgery scheduler. Ana’s key roles in surgery scheduling include setting up medical clearances for patients, notifying the facilities of the procedure and equipment, pre-certifying the surgery with insurance and comforting patients.