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Dr. Michael J. Liston
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Michael J. Liston, MD

Dr. Liston specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine

About Dr. Liston

Dr. Liston grew up on the Southside and attended Brother Rice High School, and went to Loyola University for his undergraduate degree. He graduated from Chicago Medical School, and completed his internship at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, IL. He did his residency at Mt. Carmel Mercy/Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, specializing in orthopaedics. Dr. Liston has been practicing orthopaedics in Palos Heights for 30 years. He has had the privilege of taking care of the musculoskeletal problems of the people in our community for many years. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association. Southside Orthopaedics treats the orthopaedic problems of patients of all ages—from small children to the elderly. He and his associates have served as the team physician for many of the area high schools, and are presently the team physicians for Mt. Carmel High School, Moraine Valley Community College, and St. Xavier University. Dr. Liston and his wife, Ann, have 5 children and 5 beautiful grandchildren of whom they are very proud—and will happily show pictures upon request.


  • Undergraduate: Loyola University, Chicago, IL
  • Medical: Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL


  • Internship: St. Francis Hospital, Peoria, IL
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Mt. Carmel Mercy/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association

Hospital Affiliation