My Team

David K. Mathern, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

MathernDavid K. Mathern, MPAS, PA-C, is a board-certified Physician Assistant licensed to practice in Illinois. David graduated from Long Island University, an NCCPA accredited program, in Brooklyn, NY. He then attended a Physician Assistant Residency Program through Illinois Bone and Joint Institute in Morton Grove, IL, where he received training in Orthopaedic Trauma, Joint Reconstruction, Spine, Pediatric Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Upon completion of the Residency Program, David attained his Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska.

David has a passion for Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and has worked at two Level One Trauma Centers in the Chicagoland area. David joined Hinsdale Orthopaedics in 2011. He works alongside Dr. Louis in the operating room, clinic and emergency room to help diagnose and treat orthopaedic injuries and joint problems through both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

Alicia Plancich, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

PlancichA_Web copyAlicia Plancich, MS, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant licensed to practice medicine and prescribe most medications in the state of Illinois.  She works directly with Dr. Louis in the operating room, hospital, and clinical settings.

Alicia attended the University of Iowa and earned her undergraduate degree in biology. She went on to receive her masters degree in physician assistant practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, an NCCPA accredited university in North Chicago, Illinois.

Alicia is an active volunteer in the community and has assisted in organizing events for the Susan G. Komen Fund. She has donated her time to local oncology and cardiovascular intensive care units and has also participated in medical mission trips to Costa Rica and Panama. When not caring for patients, Alicia enjoys spending her time traveling, hiking, and with family.

Jeanette Navarro

Clinical Administrative Assistant
Jeanette Santucci

Stacy Flickinger

Clinical Administrative Assistant

Mary Drozd

Registered Nurse