Dr. Bruce Montella

Interventional Pain Management Specialist

Fellowship Trained - Spine Surgery

After completing his orthopedic residency at Duke University, he successfully completed his spine surgery fellowship training at the prestigious Twin Cities Scoliosis Spine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Doctor Montella is an enthusiastic proponent of non-operative treatments for spine conditions. He perceives surgery as the option of "last resort". Dr. Montella is the Medical Director of the Midwest Center for Pain Management.

Former Chicago Bear

Dr. Montella also has a strong interest in sports medicine. He played football in college and was named Sports Illustrated magazine’s offensive football player of the week. He had a brief playing career with the Chicago Bears. He was a team physician for Duke University’s varsity football and basketball teams. He understands the importance of making the appropriate diagnosis and formulating a treatment plan that enables the injured athlete to return to competitive activity as soon as is safely possible.

Nothing pleases Dr. Montella more than seeing his patients back in the game and back to enjoying life.

At Midwest Sports Medicine, we will return you to the best possible condition through the best possible orthopedic care - our only goal is your success.

After illness, injury or surgery, it's important to regain strength and get back to work, play, and the little things you enjoy doing every day – whether you’re an elite athlete, a busy mom, or an active senior. It doesn’t matter what you do, if there’s a reason you can’t do it, we’re here to help. Since 1990, Midwest Sports Medicine has grown to become the premier orthopedic group in Northern Illinois. We offer a team of distinguished, experienced board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons. We also have a board certified podiatrist, and a pain management specialist. All of our physicians are dedicated to meeting or exceeding your expectations.