Dr. Kris Alden is a fellowship-trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in Anterior Approach Hip Replacement, Customized Total Knee Replacement, Complex Total Joint Revisions and conservative treatment options for pain management. Underlying all aspects of his care is a collaborative approach focused on meeting your needs, goals, and activity expectations.
Dr. Alden is a leader in the field of primary joint replacement and is active in orthopedic education and research for: anterior hip replacements, hip and knee arthroscopy PRP injection, infection and wound care. He is fellowship-trained and board-certified in orthopedic surgery.
Lower Extremity Joint Reconstruction - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Orthopedic Surgery - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Department of Phsiology & Biophysics
MS, Biology - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale,
BA, Biology - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dr. Alden specializes in the care of injuries affecting the hip and knee
Everyone I dealt with was very professional yet very pleasant and caring. They got right to the point with my issues in a concise manner that was swift yet not rushed. I am very happy to have a plan in place for treatment in a timely manner.
Everyone there is like family
I am 5 weeks post-op total knee replacement and I have almost full mobility and a thin scar. Dr. Alden and his team were absolutely amazing from the first visit, through the surgical process, to recovery afterwards. You also have to make sure you follow their instructions and do physical therapy. I ...
Excellent doctor! Willing to explain procedures!
Dr. Alden performed my total hip replacement. He and his team(Larry, Kyle and Chris) were always attentive and answered every question I had. It’s clear they love their jobs based on the level of care they provide. If/when my other hip needs the attention, Dr. Alden and his team will most certainl...
Dr. Alden was recently recoganized as one of Chicago’s Top Doctors in the January 2019 issue of Chicago Magazine
To be featured in this list, doctors are nominated by their peers and are recognized as the most outstanding in their medical specialties. Factors contributing to this nomination include clinical excellence, bedside manner, education and board certification. The list is compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company.
Dr. Alden specializes in minimally invasive anterior hip replacement, custom knee replacement, and complex hip and knee revision surgeries which help patients recover optimally from severe joint injury and return to their active lifestyle..
Direct anterior hip replacement is a minimally invasive hip surgery to replace the hip joint without cutting through any muscles or tendons as against traditional hip replacement that involves cutting major muscles..
Unicompartmental knee replacement, also know as a partial knee replacement, is a solution for severe arthritis of the knee in a single compartment of the knee and its accompanying pain and deformity...
Revision hip & knee replacement entails the removal of an existing hip prosthetic followed by implantation of a new, well-fixed prosthetic component or device.
Micronized Dehydrated Human Amnion Chorion Membrane Injection in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis
Direct Anterior Approach for Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Anatomy and Surgical Technique
Accuracy of Component Positioning in 1980 Total Hip Arthroplasties: A Comparative Analysis by Surgical Technique