Illinois Bone & Joint Institute names Dr. William J. Robb III orthopedic director, CMO — 4 things to know

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute promoted William J. Robb, III, MD, to orthopedic director, CMO.

Here are four things to know:

  1. Dr. Robb joined IBJI in 1995. He has 40 years of surgical experience and specializes in adult knee disorders.
  1. Dr. Robb will take the lead in maintaining and improving clinical quality and safety, strategic planning, overseeing implementation of quality improvement programs, furthering development of subspecialty excellence in service-line programs and acting as lead orthopedic liaison within provider and payer markets.
  1. Before coming to IBJI, Dr. Robb held leadership positions at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Illinois Orthopaedic Society and served as Chairman of the NorthShore University Health System's department of orthopedic surgery from 2005-2012.
  1. He received the 2017 W.W. Tipton Leadership Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

"Dr. Robb is one of America's leading orthopedic surgeons and has been repeatedly recognized for his leadership qualities and contributions to the orthopedics field. Since joining IBJI he has played an integral role in directing the mission, focus and growth of our practice," said Andre Blom, COO of IBJI. "In his new role as orthopedic director, chief medical officer, Dr. Robb will take the lead in overseeing clinical operations as IBJI continues to deliver optimal outcomes for our patients."

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