Scott Sagerman

Scott Sagerman MD

Dr. Sagerman is a native Chicagoan.  He has dedicated his professional career to caring for patients needing treatment for injuries and conditions affecting their upper extremities.  With over 30 years of experience, he uses both surgical and non-surgical techniques to relieve pain and restore function.

Dr. Sagerman is listed as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly.

Background and Education

Dr. Sagerman graduated from Northwestern University in the Honors Program in Medical Education and received his M.D. degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. Next, he served as an intern in the Department of Surgery at Emory University-affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia, where he also completed his residency in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He received his fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse, New York.

  • Medical School: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Internship: Emory University Hospital
  • Residency: Emory University Hospital
  • Fellowship: State University of New York - Upstate

Board Certifications

Dr. Sagerman is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has received a Certificate of added qualifications in Surgery of the Hand. He served as an instructor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School.

  • Board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications, Surgery of the Hand


Dr. Sagerman has memberships in several professional associations, including:

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand (Past President)

Committee Memberships and Appointments

Dr. Sagerman has served as:

  • Chief of the Department of Orthopedics at Northwest Community Hospital
  • The Department Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at Alexian Brothers Medical Center
  • An Oral Examiner at the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

He performs advanced surgery and treatments for the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

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