Jerome W. Oakey, MD

oakeySpecialties: Hands, Wrists, Elbows

Dr. Oakey joined McLean County Orthopedics in 2004. He treats all general orthopedic conditions, but focuses on hand, wrist, and elbow conditions for which he is fellowship trained and board certified. Dr. Oakey is known as the specialist for dealing with complex hand and wrist cases in Central Illinois.



  • Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Orthopedic Residency

  • Loyola University

Medical School

  • Loyola University


  • University of Illinois


  • Board Certified In The Specialty of Hand Surgery
  • Fellowship Trained Hand Surgeon
  • Author Of Two Articles Published In Orthopedic Journals
  • AAMC National Orthopedic Delegate
  • The National Representative For All Orthopedic Surgery Residents to the American Association Of Medical Colleges
  • Recipient of Two Prestigious Scholarships
  • Married to Dr. Laura Randolph, Plastic Surgeon

Memberships & Associations

  • American Society of Hand Surgery
  • American Board Of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Illinois State Medical Association
  • McLean County Medical Society
  • Illinois Association Of Orthopedic Surgeons

Commonly Treated By Dr. Oakey:


Carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuritis, cubital tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Release


Trigger finger, tennis elbow syndrome, golfers elbow, DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis, extensor tendinitis

Trigger Finger Release


Degenerative arthritis, inflammatory arthritis, thumb arthritis, ligament tears of the wrist, hand and elbow, Dupuytren’s contracture, arthroscopy of the hand, wrist and elbow

Thumb Arthritis Surgery


Fractures of the fingers, hands, wrist and elbows (children and adults), avascular necrosis, unhealed and mishealed bones (nonunions and malunions)