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Dr. THOMAS A. McNALLY, MD

Board Certified Spine Surgeon renowned for spinal fusions, balloon kyphoplasty, and minimally invasive surgical procedures.

Dr. McNally attended the prestigious Dartmouth College where he received his undergraduate degree, from there he continued his studies at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine where he received his Medical Doctor degree. Completing his Orthopaedics Surgery Residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals Dr. McNally then completed an Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship at University of Chicago Hospitals. A fellowship in comprehensive spinal care at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center as well a fellowship in Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Management from Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Chicago. Additionally during his fellowships and residencies, Dr. McNally was a White House Fellows Regional Panelist, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and was awarded Most Outstanding Resident Clinical Research Presentation at the 8th Annual Charles B. Huggins Surgical Research Conference.

Dr. McNally is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedics Surgery. He is a member of the National Association of Spine Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgery, and the North American Spine Society. Dr. McNally has lectured on various topics including minimally invasive surgeries, balloon kyphoplasty, Scoli Score, and X-Stop procedures.

Dr. McNally is renowned in his minimally invasive procedures as well as cutting edge surgeries. He has several studies published in professional publications including the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Journal of Hand Surgery, Current Opinions in Orthopaedics, and Euro Spine 2001: Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of the Spine Society of Europe. Subsequently, Dr. McNally has presented his surgical techniques and studies at professional symposiums and conferences to promote continuing education for hospitals throughout the Chicago land area.

Dr. McNally is a known expert of the Balloon Kyphoplasty, iO-Flex technology, and is one of the only local doctors who performs the Scoli Score test to determine the severity of a diagnosed adolescent with scoliosis and create a necessary treatment plan based simply off of a simple DNA test. Dr. McNally stands out as a chief surgeon in his field. He has been featured in several patient perspective videos, in which his work has been acknowledged and praised by colleagues and patients alike. Dr. McNally utilizes a team approach to provide his patients with support for all aspects of their spine health management.

Dr. McNally’s Work Schedule

  • Tuesday -Bartlett

  • Thursday -Bartlett and Elk Grove

  • Friday -Weiss Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL

    *Downtown Chicago: days & hours subject to change, for information call our office at (630) 372-1100

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Reviews

“Dr. McNally and his team are wonderful group of caring people!! Dr. McNally has been my husband’s doctor for going on 5 years. We drive two plus hours to get to his office and he and his staff make it worth it!! Great job Dr. McNally, Kristin, Matt, we can’t thank you enough for all that you have done!!!!!!”

Agnes Matthews

3 years and I am still doing super. What a great job you have done. No pain in my back and the feeling in my left leg is back. And yes, I am still dancing. What a great thing you have done for me and I’m sure other people also. Thanks again!”

Linda B. ( via Yelp!)

I definitely do not have either enough words or the right words to tell you how much I love Suburban Orthopedics. I have known Dr. Freedberg forever and he has become a very dear friend. Dr. McNally and all of the therapists have been supportive and loving through everything I have gone through. You cannot go wrong becoming involved with this group of people. The staff is warm and caring and can’t help enough. If you do have concerns the office staff is ready and willing to listen and act on your behalf. I do not think that I have ever encountered a more well-rounded community who is totally dedicated to your well-being and care, both physically and emotionally. Sometimes you have to wait awhile to see the docs, but when you do it is totally worth it. They make you feel as though you are the most important person and I have never felt as though they were too busy or did not care. I LOVE Suburban Orthopedic – I think you can tell I am a little biased.

Christina L. (via Yelp!)

These Doctors are outstanding! They listen and really pay attention to you and your situation. They are positive, kind and caring. Their goal is to make you feel better. I really think highly of them because they take their time with you and don’t rush through like a lot of doctors. They are really wonderful! They are just great at what they do and they CARE. The staff is warm and friendly too which is very important as well.
Thank you Dr. Freedberg and Dr. McNally for your unconditional care!

Dave & Angie

Dr. McNally and his team are wonderful group of caring people!! Dr. McNally has been my husband’s doctor for going on 5 years. We drive two plus hours to get to his office and he and his staff make it worth it!! Great job Dr. McNally, Kristen, Matt we can’t thank you enough for all that you have done!!!!!

Marsha B.J

Dr. McNally is one of my Top 10 favorite people! I am year post a two-level fusion. He has given me hope for a future beyond back pain! Thanks to the Suburban Orthopedic Team!

Angie Cashmer

Dr. McNally and his team are the best around!!!!!!!!!! Thanks again for everything that you have done for Dave!!!!!!!!!!!

John Brandes

The problem is where to start. I have had a couple of bad injuries. The first one was my lower back. My primary Doc. sent me to Suburban Ortho. I saw Dr. McNally. We tried therapy, injections with no luck. We decided on surgery. The time he took to explain things was awesome. It is not common these days to have a Dr. spend so much time with their Patients. The surgery was performed; the aftercare was second to none. Five months after I returned to work I fell off a ladder breaking my heel. (Ouch) I did not pass go and went straight to Suburban Ortho. I met with Dr. Freedberg. The only option was surgery. Surgery went well. The aftercare was again great. But as my luck would have it I had a second surgery that I am still recovering from. The compassion and knowledge of Dr. Freedberg is superior. The Staff is so caring. I need to mention Physical therapy, x-ray and MRI. Everyone is great. A true one stop shop. I can’t ask for anything better. I tell everyone how great Suburban Ortho is and always recommend them.

Trinidad

When my husband first hurt his back at work I had no idea the long, long road ahead of us. After 14 months of office visits, physical therapy, injections, dealing with workman’s comp issues, etc. we finally ended up at Dr. McNally’s office . . . what a lucky break for us! The staff at Suburban Orthopaedics was not only efficient and knowledgeable but also caring. We were well prepared for what lay ahead. The surgery went well and he is recovering quite nicely . . . Thank You Dr. McNally!
I would like to thank Suburban Orthopaedics for a great treatment, the best dr. `s in town and friends… thank you again for all your help when I need it the help…

Paul & Marilynn Serra

I am very grateful to have followed the referral to Dr. Freedberg in the winter of 2009. Thanks to his dedication and his vast knowledge of his field, Dr. Freedberg discovered that the problem was really much more serious spinal cord compression problem which I never expected. As most would do, I sought other doctors for a second and third opinion, I then discovered that Dr. McNally was had more experience with triple level cervical fusions than any other orthopaedic surgeon in this area and was held in the high esteem and recommendations of fellow surgeons. I must admit I was truly impressed when more than one doctor will admit that ‘your’ doctor IS among the best of the best. Thank You Dr’s Freedberg and McNally for saving my life. The road to recovery has been rough however I’m grateful for my doctors, they are the BEST!!!

Toni Lacy-Royal

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