Clinical Care

Dr. Adam B. Yanke

Orthopedic Surgeon


Dr. Adam B. YankeDr. Adam B. Yanke is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon with an interest in advanced arthroscopy, shoulder replacement, and a special focus on patellofemoral dysfunction and cartilage restoration. Dr. Yanke earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University, Oxford, OH, with majors in engineering physics and zoology and a minor in non-linear mathematics. After obtaining his medical degree from Rush Medical College (Chicago, IL), Dr. Yanke continued on at Rush for his Orthopedic Surgery residency. He followed this by attending the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush University, where he was trained in advanced joint arthroscopy, shoulder arthroplasty, and cartilage restoration techniques.


Michele Redfield

Administrative Assistant


Michele RedfieldTel: (312) 432-2440
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Michele Redfield is an Administrative Assistant working diligently under Dr. Adam Yanke in the Sports Medicine Department at Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH. Michele is dedicated to ensuring that the daily operations of his practice run smoothly and efficiently.

Leigh Vantimmeren, PA-C, MMS

Physician Assistant


Leigh Vantimmeren, PA-C, MMSLeigh is the physician assistant to Dr. Yanke, and in doing so assists him with all clinical and surgical aspects of the practice. Leigh earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with a focus on human medicine from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. She earned her Master of Science degree after successfully completing the Physician Assistant Studies program at Rush University in 2016, where she also completed her advanced practice rotation in orthopedic surgery.

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Division

Dr. Adam B. Yanke

Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush

Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush