Dr. Roland Izquierdo Jr. has become a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES).
ASES is made up of 661 orthopedic surgeons who specialize in shoulder and elbow surgeries, according to a press release. Membership is invitation-only and is only offered to experts in the field who have met academic and clinical requirements, according to an announcement.
The organization promotes research and development of scientific programs, as well as materials pertinent to the organization's cause.
Izquierdo is one of 23 surgeons in Illinois to be part of the group, with only 486 U.S. members in total.
Izquierdo was fellowship-trained in sports medicine orthopedic surgery, the announcement said. He also is involved with the American Academy of Orthopedics where he is a faculty member, instructing surgeons on reconstructive shoulder surgery.
He has offices in Crystal Lake and Huntley.