Alex Frantz, PA-C


Alex joined McLean County Orthopedics in September 2013. He works with Dr. Joseph Norris who treats all types of orthopedic conditions but focuses on sports-related injuries and arthroscopic surgery.

Alex grew up in Atlanta, IL and attended Olympia High School where he was a three sport athlete participating in baseball, basketball, and cross country. He attended Lincoln College where he graduated with an Associates of Science, and was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. After Lincoln he attended Aurora University where he graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's in health science. He continued his medical education by attending Physician Assistant School at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He completed various rotations in all medical fields throughout southern Illinois, but decided to work in orthopedics/sports medicine due to his love of sports and wanting to help athletes of all ages.

Physician assistant training

Southern Illinois University 2011-2013, MSPAS


Aurora University 2008-2010, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude

Lincoln College 2006-2008, A.S.


Physician Assistant (PA-C) by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)


American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA)