Jacob D. Sams, MD

Jacob D. Sams, MD

Jacob D. Sams, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Member
  • Macon County Medical Society, Member
  • Illinois State Medical Society, Member
  • Central Illinois Orthopedic Society, Member

Education

  • Medical School
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Internship
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Residency
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Special Interests

  • Outpatient total joint replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Direct anterior total hip arthroplasty
  • Hip arthroscopy / preservation
  • Minimally invasive rotator cuff surgery
  • Anatomic / Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Trauma / Fractures
  • General Orthopedics

Originally from Decatur, Dr. Sams went to Mt. Zion High School. After finishing his pre-med studies at Indiana State University, he received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University - School of Medicine in Springfield, IL. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency in Springfield, IL at the Southern Illinois University program.

His special interests include joint reconstruction of the hip, knee, and shoulder, sports medicine, and trauma.

In his free time, Dr. Sams enjoys spending time with his family. He enjoys golf and working outdoors.

“I am very excited to be providing high quality, compassionate care to my community.”

Affiliations

  • Decatur Memorial Hospital
  • HSHS St. Mary's Hospital (Decatur)
  • Kirby Medical Center (Monticello)