Charles L. Lettvin, M.D.

Charles L. Lettvin, M.D.

Charles L. Lettvin, M.D.


Personal Bio

Treatment Philosophy

“I pride myself on making accurate diagnoses and providing prompt, thoughtful, appropriate care for all my patients. I take my patients’ well-being very seriously.” Dr. Charles Lettvin is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who practices general orthopaedics. He sees patients of all ages, from children to older adults, for the range of musculoskeletal conditions.Dr. Lettvin has extensive experience in knee and shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy, hip and knee replacements and fracture repairs in both the arms and legs. In providing care, Dr. Lettvin sets out to solve patients’ problems in the least invasive fashion possible. He combines excellent diagnostic abilities with strong communication skills to identify the problem and to inform patients about the treatment process. His goal is to return patients to an active lifestyle and to get them functioning as optimally as they can.

Personal Interests

A high school and college basketball player, Dr. Lettvin experienced orthopaedic injuries himself as a teenager. His admiration for the doctors who provided care for him and enabled him to resume playing sports led him to want to become an orthopaedic surgeon. When he is not working, Dr. Lettvin delights in being with his wife and two children. He also enjoys golfing. His love of the game gives him added appreciation of the importance of healthy joints and helps fuel his determination to improve his patients’ conditions. He is an avid sports fan, and is the team doctor for Deerfield High School

Conditions & Procedures


Foot & Ankle, Fracture Care - Trauma, General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Workplace Issues


Independent Medical Evaluations, Joint Replacement & Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Surgery

General Information




Independent Practitioner


Orthopaedic Surgery



Board Certified

Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Service

Orthopaedic Surgery

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 1988


Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center


Ohio State University Dental School


Good Samaritan Hospital
Bone and Joint Institute



Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC

2101 Waukegan Rd.
Suite 110
Bannockburn, IL 60015
847.914.9009 fax
Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC

1919 Skokie Valley Rd.
Highland Park, IL 60035
224.765.5501 fax
Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.


For information on the insurance plans this provider accepts:
  • Call: 847.914.9096