Anthony Rinella, M.D.

Specialties:

Spine Surgery
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 877-694-7722

Accepting new patients.

Dr. Anthony Rinella is a board-certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeon. His practice is a referral center for complex adult and pediatric procedures, including scoliosis and revision procedures. He has a special interest in the cervical spine and minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Rinella leads two week-long missions to Cali, Colombia each year, and participates in other spinal missions around the world. 

He grew up in Flossmoor, attended Northwestern University as an undergraduate, and graduated with honors in philosophy. He later attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Dr. Rinella performed his residency at Northwestern University, and completed a fellowship and adult and pediatric spinal surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Locations

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Gender:

Male

Languages:

Polish and Spanish

Experience

Year began practicing: 2001

Year joined staff: 2009

Education

1996
University of Illinois

Residency

2001
Northwestern University Chicago IL

Fellowship

Washington University School of Medicine

Board Certified

  • Spine Surgery

Accepted Insurance

  • CIGNA (LOCAL PLUS)-HMO
  • UNION MEDICAL (LOCAL 1546)-HMO
  • WELLMARK HEALTHNETWORK-WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR-PPO
  • BLUE ADVANTAGE-HMO
  • BCBS WORKERS CHOICE-WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • BLUE PRECISION-HMO
  • BLUE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • UNICARE (HEALTHLINK)-PPO
  • UNITEDHEALTHCARE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • AETNA MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, POS, PPO
  • UNITEDHEALTH CARE CHOICE/SELECT/PL-HMO, PPO
  • CATERPILLAR-PPO
  • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE-POS, PPO
  • COVENTRY (PERSONAL CARE)-HMO, POS, PPO
  • BEECH STREET-PPO
  • MULTIPLAN/PHCS/PHSC SAVILITY  -PPO
  • HEALTHCHOICE ILLINOIS-MEDICAID
  • HFN, INC.-EPO, PPO, WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • MERIDIAN HEALTH-MEDICAID
  • CCN (GROUP HEALTH & WORKERS COMP)-PPO
  • HUMANA MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • BLUE CROSS COMMUNITY-MEDICAID
  • HEALTH ALLIANCE-HMO, PPO
  • CIGNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • HST CARE CONNECT-EPO, PPO
  • HUMANA HEALTH PLANS-EPO, HMO, POS, PPO
  • TAKE CARE ADMIN SVCS CORP - FHP-PPO
  • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD-HMO, INDEMNITY, PPO
  • AETNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • BLUECARE DIRECT-HMO
  • BLUE MEDICARE SELECT SUPPLEMENT-HMO
  • PERSONALCARE-HMO, PPO
  • SEIU HEALTHCARE-PPO
  • MEDICARE-MEDICARE
  • HEALTHLINK-PPO
  • ADVOCATE MERIDIAN-FHP (APP PRODUCT)-MEDICAID
  • BLUE CROSS COMMUNITY - MMAI-MEDICAID, MEDICARE

Other Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Accepting Referrals

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Areas Of Interest

Back Injuries, Back Pain, Bulging Disc, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Spine, Cervical Spine Surgery, Complex Spine Surgery, Herniated Disc, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Spine, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques, Neck Injury, Neck Pain, Reconstructive Spine Surgery, Scoliosis, Second Opinion, Spinal Neurosurgery, Spine (all aspects), Spine Fractures, Spine Injuries, Spine Pain Evaluation & Treatment, Spine Stenosis, Spine Surgery, Spine Tumors, Spine Tumors, Incl Kyphoplasty

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.