Dr. Charles Carroll is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, concentrating in injuries and conditions of the hand and wrist. His areas of special interest include hand fracture fixation, wrist arthroscopy and open carpal tunnel release.
Dr. Carroll has been named to Castle-Connolly's Top Doctor's List three consecutive times, as well as Chicago Magazine's Top Doctor's List. He is currently on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Children's Memorial Hospital, and The Neurologic and Orthopaedic Institute of Chicago. He is proud to belong to the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
After graduating cum laude with his medical degree from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, he performed his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was named Chief Resident. A fellowship in hand surgery at Indiana University led him to design and implement the Hand Surgery Training Program within the University's medical school. He is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School, as well as Chief of Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery at The Neurologic and Orthopaedic Institute of Chicago.
Dr. Carroll is especially proud of his medical military experience. He has served as a Medical Corps Commander in the United States Navy Reserve, and performed the duties of Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Great Lakes Naval Hospital during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He has been published extensively in publications such as the Journal of Hand Surgery, the Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, and Orthopaedic.