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Brian T. Maurer, MD

Hip & Knee Joint Replacement Hip/Pelvis Knee
Great Plains Orthopaedics


Certification & Education

A central Illinois native, Brian T. Maurer, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon dedicated to caring for patients and instructing the next generation of physicians. In addition, he is well-published, has given numerous presentations, posters, and journal articles and has served as attending physician at the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals and as the Morton High School team physician.

Dr. Maurer received the Best Doctors in America Award in December 2008. He is a member of the Illinois State Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Peoria County Medical Society, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, National Registry of Who’s Who (Life Member), International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty and American College of Sports Medicine. He is also a Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

A true family man, Dr. Maurer loves spending time with his wife and children, as well as his extended family. He also enjoys reading, history, farming, woodworking and skiing.


What Patients Are Saying

Dr. Maurer has always been very helpful and concerned for my ortho health issues. He answers my questions and concerns and takes his time to talk to me as his patient and shows concern and compassion. His staff know their patients and always are respectful and caring.

Dr. Maurer was very open and friendly. His explanation of my condition was straight forward, showed x-rays with an in depth explanation, total review of what to expect prior to, during and after surgery. Extremely pleased with my visit and feel very confident he will do the best job possible.

Dr. Maurer was fantastic. Took time to explain procedure and results. Recommend him to all that ask.

Dr. Brian Maurer is a one in a million doctor – always pleasant, kind, interested in my health!

I can walk again without crutches because of Dr. Maurer and his team.

I was very satisfied and glad I made the appointment since he handled the situation in the best way possible.

Dr. Maurer and staff were awesome. Great visit to the point. Care and advice were excellent.

I would highly recommend this physician! Very kind and extremely knowledgeable!

So very helpful with understanding not only my needs but the needs of my family!

Dr. Maurer and his entire staff are very professional. They are always very attentive to my health needs and well being.

I feel very good about about my visit with Dr Maurer. Well worth my time.


Board Certification:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Fellowship 1993–1994

  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)
    • Total Joint Replacement (William H. Harris, M.D.)

Residency 1989–1993

  • McLaren Regional Medical Center (Flint, MI)
    • Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency 1988–1989

  • McLaren Regional Medical Center (Flint, MI)
    • Internal Medicine

Medical School 1984–1987

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (Peoria, IL)
    • Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate 1980–1984

  • Monmouth College (Monmouth, IL)
    • B.A. in Chemistry

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