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Riverside News Release: Riverside Medical Group Welcomes Hand & Orthopedic Surgeon, Taruna Madhav Crawford, MD

Dr. Crawford is Now Accepting Patients at Orthopedic Specialists in Bourbonnais

KANKAKEE, IL (September 12, 2018) - Riverside Healthcare is pleased to welcome Hand & Orthopedic Surgeon, Taruna Madhav Crawford, MD. Dr. Crawford will be seeing patients at Orthopedic Specialists, located at 400 Riverside Drive, Suite 1600 in Bourbonnais.

Dr. Crawford comes to Riverside with several years of experience in her field. She received her Doctor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, located in Chicago, IL. Dr. Crawford then completed a General Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. Additionally, Dr. Crawford gained additional experience through her Fellowship with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons through the Washington Health Policy Fellows in Rosemont, IL, and a Fellowship in Hand Surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center associated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital located in Wynnewood, PA.

Dr. Crawford is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Hand Surgery from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is also a Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Certified Independent Medical Examiners. 

In addition to her education, she is an active member of several professional organizations:

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand 

Learn more about Dr. Crawford and Riverside's Orthopedic Specialists at doctors.riversidehealthcare.org.
Dr. Crawford is now accepting patients, to schedule an appointment, please call (815) 802-7090.


Riverside Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of individuals and communities throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. As part of the system, Riverside Medical Center, a 312-bed hospital, provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care and is a nationally recognized, award-winning Level II Trauma hospital with nationally-leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. Its reputation for nursing excellence has made Riverside the area's only Magnet® Recognized hospital. Because Riverside's clinical performance ranks them among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide, Healthgrades has named them a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award, and Truven Health Analytics presented them with the 100 Top Hospitals® award. Riverside also operates several community, primary and specialty health centers throughout the region. Learn more about Riverside Healthcare at www.RiversideHealthcare.org.