Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Let us help you reclaim your life

UM Health-Sparrow Orthopedic Services leads the Mid-Michigan area in helping people of all ages with arthritis, orthopedic illness, trauma or injury to regain their active lifestyles. Our ortho specialties include groundbreaking, minimally invasive procedures to treat musculoskeletal diseases and injuries, including state-of-the-art joint replacement.

Orthopedic surgeons are involved in all aspects of health care for the musculoskeletal system — bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and skin. They use medical, physical and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery.

You do not have to live in pain

UM Health-Sparrow performs more specialized orthopedic procedures than any other healthcare provider in the Mid-Michigan area. Together we will work to return you to the life you once enjoyed. Our experienced orthopedic surgeons provide expertise in a number of surgical specialties and sub-specialties, including:

  • General Orthopedics is the medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
  • Joint Reconstruction and Replacement has improved the quality of life for millions of Americans by easing pain, improving range of motion and increasing activity levels. Hips and knees are the most commonly replaced joints.
  • Specialists in Foot and Ankle treat broken bones and injuries, as well as diseases and syndromes, of the foot, ankle, heel, and toes.
  • Specialists in Hand, Wrist and Upper Extremity treat broken bones and injuries, as well as diseases and syndromes, of the hand, wrist, finger/thumb, shoulder and elbow.
  • Specialists in Spine and Neck treat spinal injuries and conditions, plus diseases and syndromes, such as herniated disks and congenital scoliosis.
  • Sports Medicine is a wide-ranging field treating professional and weekend athletes, and everyone in between. In addition to treating sports injuries and conditions, these specialists focus on wellness, safety, and injury prevention.
  • Orthopedic Trauma specialists treat extreme injury to the musculoskeletal system from such things as auto accidents, falls or gunshots.
  • Geriatric Fractures happen as we age when our bones become brittle or less dense. A leading cause of broken bones is osteoporosis, sometimes referred to as brittle bones disease.