Henry Fuentes, M.D.


Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 815-727-3030

Accepting new patients.

Dr. Henry Fuentes was born in Colombia, South America. He grew up and attended high school in Chicago, and then his family relocated back to Colombia. There he received his medical degree from the University of Cartagena. Dr. Fuentes completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Cook County Hospital and University of Illinois at Chicago, followed by a year of fellowship training in sports medicine at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Today, Dr. Fuentes treats athletes of all ages in the community. He has served as the Football Team Physician for several local high schools, including Tinley Park High School, Lincoln Way West High School, and Brother Rice High School.

Dr. Fuentes also served as Tournament Physician for the Illinois High School Association Individual Wrestling Finals for 19 years, between 1991 and 2013. In April 2011, Dr. Fuentes was named one of the “Top Docs for Jocks” by Chicago Magazine.

Contact Information

Parkview Orthopaedic Group






Year began practicing: 1989

Year joined staff: 2004


Universidad de Cartagena


Louisiana State School of Medicine


Cook County Hospital


St Francis Medical Center

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Accepted Insurance


Other Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting Referrals

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas Of Interest

ACL Injury Tear, ACL reconstruction, Ankle Fractures, Ankle Injuries, Ankle Pain, Ankle Sprain, Ankle Strain, Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release, Foot & Ankle Injuries, Foot & Ankle Orthopedics, Foot and Ankle Care, Foot and Ankle Problems/Treatment, Hand Injuries, Hip Fractures, Hip Injuries, Hip Problems, Hip Replacement, Knee & Hip Injuries, Knee & Hip Replacement, Knee & Shoulder, Knee & Shoulder Injury, Knee Disorders, Knee Injuries, Knee Pain, Knee Problems, Knee Replacement, Non-Operative Sports Injuries, Podiatric Sports Medicine, Runner's Knee, Shoulder Dislocation, Shoulder Injuries, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Sprain, Sports Hand Injuries, Sports Injuries

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.