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Bone and Joint Surgery Center of Novi

The Bone and Joint Surgery Center of Novi is a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center.  It is our goal to provide you with top level, modern, quality healthcare in a warm and friendly environment. At the Bone and Joint Surgery Center of Novi, we have assembled some of the finest surgeons in Michigan.  All of our surgeons are Board certified and go through an extensive credentialing process for our Center.  If you have any orthopedic, podiatric, or pain management needs, we have the physicians on staff to assist you.  Take a look at the profiles of our surgeons and we are positive that you will find a surgeon that fits your needs.

Sean Bak, MD

Sean Bak, M.D., FAAOSSean F. Bak, MD has been a highly regarded orthopedic surgeon in Metro Detroit since 2005. A native of Dearborn, he was recruited to Wayne State University as a baseball player.  While injuries interrupted his baseball career, he went on to graduate from Wayne State University School of Medicine with high distinction and Alpha Omega Alpha academic honors.  He returned to his home state after getting extensive orthopedic experience at one of the highest-volume orthopedic residencies in the country and then honed his skills at the prestigious Charles S. Neer fellowship at Columbia University.  During fellowship, he trained under some of the most renowned surgeons in the country and gained extensive experience in complex sports injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee.

Dr. Bak is a board-certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and subspecialty certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.  In addition to extensive experience with athletic injuries in all joints, his fellowship focused on acute and chronic injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee.  Additionally, Dr. Bak is one of only several surgeons in the state with formal training in complex shoulder reconstruction and sees patients from throughout Michigan and the Midwest with unusual shoulder dysfunction.  He has been recognized by his peers as a Top Doc in Hour Detroit Magazine multiple times.

He has served as the Team Physician for Novi High School, Madonna University, Cleary University as well as an independent consultant for professional athletes.  He recognizes the need for elite athletes to return to an elite level of performance as quickly as possible and uses both nonsurgical and surgical techniques where appropriate to help them achieve a full recovery.

He has authored several book chapters on shoulder surgery and published multiple research articles on sports medicine in highly respected journals.  He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedics. He previously served as President of the Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chair of Orthopedics for St. John Providence Health System and on the Board of Novi Bone and Joint Surgery Center.  Additionally he has served in several leadership positions on the national level for Orthopedic Surgery for Ascension Health.

Dr. Bak believes in open communication between patients and physician to determine the appropriate plan for each patient based on their needs and functional and athletic activities.  His priority is to make sure that your questions are answered and your needs addressed through a thorough exam and discussion of problems and treatment options whether they are straightforward or complex.

Website: The CORE Institute

Marc Borovoy, DPM

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Dr. Borovoy received his podiatric degree from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his postgraduate training in Podiatric Surgery at Straith Memorial Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. Dr. Borovoy served 14 years as Chief of the Podiatry section at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, and was a past President of the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association. He is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians. His hospital affiliations include Providence Hospital; Southfield and Novi, Michigan; Huron Valley-Sinai DMC Hospital; Commerce, Michigan; and DMC (Sinai) Hospital Surgical Center; Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Doctor Marc A. Borovoy has been named Metro Detroit’s “Best Doctors” as presented in Hour Detroit Magazine. He has received this honor from 2004-2009. It is voted on annually by physicians in the community.

Website: Associated Podiatrists

Laith Farjo, MD

Dr. Laith Farjo Specializes in advanced arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine.  He treats disorders of the shoulder, knee, elbow, ankle, and hip.

As part of his fellowship, he was an assistant team physician with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Since then, he has focused his care on amateur, high school, and collegiate athletes throughout Michigan. Dr. Farjo believes that the challenge for any sports medicine physician is to return his/her patients back to their highest level of performance safely and quickly.

Dr. Farjo has gained a reputation as a skilled specialist in shoulder reconstructions. He treats all disorders of the shoulder, including: arthritis, rotator cuff problems, impingement, tendonitis, dislocations, avascular necrosis, and fractures.

He also has particular expertise in advanced arthroscopic surgery of other joints including the knee, elbow, ankle, and hip. He has performed more than one thousand arthroscopic knee procedures, such as meniscus tear surgeries and ACL reconstructions.

Hospital Staff Privileges

  • St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital, Howell, MI
  • Woodland Health Center, Brighton, MI
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Forest Health Medical Center, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Providence Hospital, Southfield and Novi, MI
  • The Bone and Joint Surgery Center of Novi, Novi, MI

Accreditation

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Licensed to practice medicine, State of Michigan (also formerly in California and Virginia)

Education

  • Fellowship in Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Research of Virginia
  • Orthopedic Surgical Residency, University of California, San Francisco
  • General Surgery Internship, University of California, San Francisco
  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School
  • B.S., Biomedical Sciences, University of Michigan

Website: Advanced Orthopedics

Todd Frush, M.D. FAAOS

Todd Frush, M.D. FAAOS

Dr. Frush is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who cares for athletes of all levels and ages.  He treats sports injuries in patients ranging from the professional level in all four major sports to the collegiate, high school, middle school levels as well as recreational athletes.  Regardless of age or ability, all patients are treated with the same high level of assessment and treatment. He implements a team-oriented and coordinated approach to patient care, prioritizing the involvement of other physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers. He offers the highest level of evidence-based care for orthopedic conditions, educating the patient along the way so that they can make an informed decision.  Dr. Frush encourages his patients to take an active and informed role in their care to facilitate an open and thorough discussion of their condition.

Dr. Frush has covered a host of athletic teams and events through the course of his practice and currently serves as team physician for Hartland High School. He previously served for seven years as Team Orthopedic Surgeon for the NBA’s Detroit Pistons.

Dr. Frush received his fellowship training at the Cincinnati Sports Medicine Research and Education Foundation, training under renowned knee and sports surgeon Dr. Frank Noyes. During his fellowship, he trained extensively in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, elbow and shoulder, complex ligament reconstruction, osteotomies, meniscal repair/transplantation and cartilage resurfacing. Dr. Frush completed his orthopedic residency at William Beaumont Hospital and his internship at Detroit Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School and undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

Dr. Frush continues to be actively involved in research and education, having authored over two dozen papers in peer-reviewed journals, surgical technique instructional videos, and orthopedic chapters. He also has presented over forty lectures at the local, regional, and national level. He served as the associate program director of the Detroit Medical Center and St. John Providence Hospital Orthopedic Residency program and as teaching faculty of the Detroit Medical Center sports medicine fellowship program. In addition, he has developed a reputation as one of the leading lower-extremity osteotomy surgeons in the Midwest.

From a leadership standpoint, he served as Section Chief of Sports Medicine at Huron Valley Sinai Hospital and as a member of the Physician Leadership Council. Dr. Frush is a member of the NBA Team Physicians Association, Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Medical Association (AMA), American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and Michigan Orthopedic Society (MOS). He is a reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.

When he is not treating patients, he spends time with his family and puts his builder’s license and carpentry skills to work with home and cabin renovations. Sports are a very big part of his non-work life as well. As a former multi-sport athlete, Dr. Frush encourages sports participation for his four sons who play football, basketball, track/field, and baseball.

Research Interests
Dr. Frush’s clinical and research interests involve treatment of knee/lower extremity alignment and instability disorders involving the following techniques:

– Tibial and/or femoral osteotomy to correct lower extremity malalignment
– Rotational malalignment affecting the hip or patellofemoral (kneecap) joints
– Knee malalignment such as valgus (knock-knee) or varus (bow-legged) deformity
– Patellofemoral stabilization
– Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction (MPFL)
– Femoral / tibial osteotomy
– Trochleoplasty
– Tibial tubercle osteotomy
– Meniscus injuries
– Primary and revision repair of the meniscus, including complex tears
– Meniscus transplantation
– Cruciate, collateral and multi-ligament knee injuries
– ACL, PCL, LCL, and MCL repair and reconstruction
– Revision ligament reconstruction
– Articular cartilage procedures
– Matrix assisted autologous chondrocyte implantation
– Osteochondral autograft transplantation (OATS)
– Osteochondral allograft transplantation
– Treatment of osteochondritis dissecans
– Degenerative knee arthritis
– Joint preservation through realignment osteotomy
– Robotic-assisted MAKO partial knee replacement
– Robotic-assisted MAKO total knee replacement

Matthew German, DPM

Matthew German DPMDr. Matthew German is originally from Minnesota, just south of the Twin Cities, where he grew up and graduated from Lakeville High School. Dr. German graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, where he obtained his Baccalaureate of Science in Chemistry. He then attended  school at the Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery  in Iowa.  After completing medical school, he was selected to train in Newark, New Jersey. There, he completed his reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery residency at University Hospital, the primary teaching hospital for Rutgers University’s New Jersey Medical School, and the busiest trauma center in the New York City Metropolitan area. While there, he was honored to be chief resident for his final year of residency. He has written on complications associated with surgical wounds, and has done research on the outcomes of diabetic foot infections and the complications associated with amputations.

He enjoys the outdoor life that Michigan provides, whether it is hunting, fishing, rafting or hiking with his wife. He has been a lifelong Tigers, Lions, and Red Wings fan and is excited to root on his Detroit teams in their home town.

Jean-Paul Guiboux, MD

guiboux_jean-paul_Jean-Paul Guiboux, MD is an orthopedic surgeon whose practice is limited to the treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders. Dr. Guiboux graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1991. He completed his residency at William Beaumont Hospital in 1996. In 1997, Dr. Guiboux completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Dr. Guiboux became Board certified in 1999 then received his Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery in 2001. Also, in 2001, Dr. Guiboux founded Michigan Hand and Wrist, P.C., a comprehensive care center for treatment of upper extremity disorders. Dr. Guiboux has published articles on various orthopaedic topics in peer-reviewed journals. He has made award-winning presentations at national and international meetings. He is a member of the Michigan State Medical Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Guiboux treats patients of all ages with expertise in the management of acute and chronic disorders of the hand and upper extremities including rheumatologic conditions, sports injuries, neurologic disorders, microvascular reconstruction, and trauma. Michigan Hand and Wrist offers complete surgical and non-surgical care of all upper extremity problems including on-site physical and occupational therapy.

Website: Michigan Hand and Wrist

David Knesek, D.O

David Knesek, D.O.David Knesek DO is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee replacement.

Dr. Knesek graduated from Pontiac Notre Dame Preparatory as Co-Valedictorian in 1999.  He then graduated from University of Notre Dame, Cum Laude, in 2003 with a major of Science Business.  He completed medical school at Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) graduating in 2008.  He completed his orthopedic surgery residency through the St. John Providence Hospital System – Macomb/Oakland campus in 2013 and then went on to a complete a fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction at the University of Chicago in 2014 with Dr. Henry Finn with a heavy focus on complex primary and revision total knee and hip arthroplasty.  

He has practiced in southeast Michigan since 2014, working closely with DMC and St John orthopedic residency programs along with the DMC Adult Reconstruction Fellowship program.  He is also an associate clinical faculty instructor for MSUCOM. He is active within the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics lecture series speaking/presenting on topics ranging from painful total knees to management of total hip and knee infections.  He also serves as faculty, participating in residency education within the DMC Orthopedic Surgery residency program.

Dr. Knesek’s practice is focused on hip and knee osteoarthritis and he also treats a variety of general orthopedic conditions including fracture care and sports injuries.  He does high volume partial and total knee arthroplasty, anterior total hip arthroplasty, and MAKO robotic hip and knee arthroplasty. In addition to his skill in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, he has quickly established a reputation for expertise in complex joint reconstruction and is frequently asked by other surgeons around the state to evaluate patients who have had problematic hip and knee replacements.  As a result, a significant portion of his practice focuses on revision hip and knee replacements treating conditions including stiffness, instability, chronic pain, infections, or periprosthetic fractures.

His practice is built around active communication and engagement with his patients.  It is important for his patients to understand all treatment options, surgical and non-surgical.  He believes strongly in developing a relationship with the patient to better help them navigate their journey to a more active and pain free lifestyle. Dr. Knesek was recognized by his peers as a Top Doc in Hour Detroit Magazine in 2018.

He is married to Michelle Legacy, DO, a dermatologist in West Bloomfield. He has two children, Madison and Jameson, 6 and 3 respectively.  In his spare time he enjoys traveling with his family, playing sports with his kids, and working towards a respectable handicap in golf. He is passionate about exercise including running, peloton, yoga and advocates for self wellness.  

Areas of specialty include:

  • Joint preservations—Platelet-rich plasma, Stem Cell therapy
  • Treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis
  • Treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the hip and knee
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Reconstruction
  • Primary Knee Arthroplasty – MAKO robotic trained
  • Revision Knee Arthroplasty – MAKO robotic trained
  • Primary Hip Arthroplasty – Anterior Hip Approach
  • Revision Hip Arthroplasty
  • Management and Treatment of periprosthetic Hip and Knee Infections
  • Management and Treatment of periprosthetic Hip and Knee Fractures
  • Limb salvage hip and knee surgery
  • General Orthopedic Trauma and fracture management
  • General Orthopedics including Foot/Ankle, Hand/Elbow and Shoulder injuries
  • Sports Medicine Injuries

Active Memberships include:

  • American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Osteopathic Academy Orthopedics (AOAO)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Michigan Orthopedic Society (MOS)
  • American Association Hip and Knee Society (AAHKS)
  • Michigan State University Clinical Faculty Associate

Ed Loniewski, DO

Dr. Ed LoniewskiEducation

Dr. Loniewski attended Michigan State University, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management in 1983.  He worked in the hospitality industry as a manager of several restaurants in the Chicago area and decided to advance his understanding of the service industry by entering Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986.  During his medical school career, he founded many philanthropic organizations including a national medical student education foundation.  He received several awards during medical school including the Ciba-Geigy Community Service Award and was elected by his own peers to address the graduating medical school class in 1990.

Medical Training

Dr. Loniewski entered his general rating internship at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan and served as Chief Intern.  He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Botsford General Hospital in 1995 and immediately entered a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the University of Chicago.  During his residency, he served on several committees and assisted in the founding of the Intern-Resident Committee of the American Osteopathic Association.  During his medical training, he received the Resident Achievement Award from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the Andrew Taylor Still Achievement Award for outstanding research.  He has presented at local and national research meetings including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Association.

Professional Organizations

Professionally, Dr. Loniewski is not only a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon but a fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.   The order of Fellow is by his peers in recognition for his scientific and philanthropic work to advance his profession.  He is also a member of the following organizations:

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association of Physicians and Surgeons

Personal Profile

Dr. Loniewski is married and the proud father of four children.  He lives in the Livingston County area and is very involved in the local community.  He is a board member of the Chamber of Commerce as well as active in his local church and hospital committees.

Osteopathic Philosophy and Treatment

Dr. Loniewski is an Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon.  This is why he has a D.O. after his name rather than an M.D.  He is Board Certified and fully licensed as a physician and surgeon in the State of Michigan.  Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons receive very similar training as Allopathic (M.D.) surgeons but have a basic philosophic difference in their diagnosis and treatment of patients.  The basic differences fall into two broad areas.  First, Osteopathic Physicians look at the patient as a whole person which is sometimes referred to as a holistic approach.  Secondly, Osteopaths emphasize the diagnosis and treatment of disease through the musculoskeletal system.  They take a minimum of 500 extra hours of training in the manipulation of the musculoskeletal system, which is sometimes called Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT).  Dr. Loniewski has conducted clinical research on OMT and offers this therapy to his patients, friends, and staff.

Website: Advanced Orthopedics

Jefferey Michaelson, MD

JeffereyMichaelsonMDJefferey Michaelson, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine with a special interest in knee, shoulder, and hip arthroscopy. He currently serves as the Orthopedic Consultant for the Detroit Tigers and Team Physician for Detroit Catholic Central High School and formerly Madonna University.

Dr. Michaelson obtained his fellowship training in sports medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he served as team physician for the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Cleveland Rockers. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency and earned his medical degree from Wayne State University, where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors.

Dr. Michaelson has received several awards and accolades for his expertise, including 150 Physicians to Know and 15 Surgeons to Know in Michigan by ASC Magazine and multiple year recipient of Hour Magazine Top Docs. Dr. Michaelson served on the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Detroit Orthopedic Surgery Residency program and was founding Chairman of the Novi Bone and Joint Surgery Center. He is also a volunteer on multiple community boards.

Dr. Michaelson is an avid triathlete who has completed the Ironman triathlon. He is a fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS) and member of American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Warthog Society and board member of the Michigan Orthopedic Society (MOS).

Website: The CORE Institute

Robert Mihalich, MD

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Robert Mihalich, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle as well as general orthopedics.  He is one of the few such subspecialists in Southeastern Michigan.  Dr. Mihalich was educated at Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency at The University of Vermont.  He completed a prestigious fellowship in Dallas, Texas .

Dr. Mihalich treats all problems affecting the foot and ankle including fractures, tendon tears, arthritis, bunions, hammertoes, and other deformities.  He tries to relieve pain and improve function utilizing non-operative methods when at all possible.  When surgery is indicated, Dr. Mihalich utilizes state-of-the art techniques including  arthroscopy, minimally invasive incisions, and the best proven procedures to achieve the patient’s goals.

Hospital Staff Privileges

  • Woodland Health Center, Brighton, MI
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Howell, MI
  • St. John Providence Hospital, Southfield and Novi, MI
  • The Bone and Joint Surgery Center of Novi, Novi, MI

Accreditation

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • Fellowship, Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Baylor University Medical Center/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
  • Residency, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont.
  • Internship Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont.
  • Medical Education, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Undergraduate Education, University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont, B.S., Physical Therapy.

Website: Advanced Orthopedics

John Miller, DPM

miller_john_dpmDr. Miller, a native Michigander, graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and went on to receive his Doctorate from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Miller completed his surgical training in Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at the Highlands/Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, in Denver, CO. He joined Associated Podiatrists, PC in 2002.

Dr. Miller is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS). He is a Fellow with the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons. Dr. Miller is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association. Hospital affiliations include St. John’s/Providence and Providence Park Medical Centers. Dr. Miller has been a Bone and Joint Surgery Center staff member since its inception.

Dr. Miller treats all ages, in every aspect of medical and surgical foot and ankle care. His specialties include reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, pediatric foot and ankle pathology/surgery, Pulse dye/MLS and Pinpointe laser treatment of lower extremity injury and disease, orthotic therapy for congenital/traumatic deformities, diabetic wound care, and lower extremity sports medicine injuries.

Dr. Miller keeps office hours Monday thru Friday, with same day and New patient appointments available.

Website: Associated Podiatrists

Neal Mozen, DPM

Dr Neal MozenDr. Neal A Mozen is a board certified Podiatric Foot and Ankle surgeon that has been serving our community for over 25 years. He has been selected as a Top Doc on multiple occasions in Detroit  Hour Magazine.

Dr. Mozen grew up locally and attended Cranbrook High School, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Illinois Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, and residency training at the former North Detroit General Hospital.

He specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, arthroscopy, sports medicine, orthotic therapy, heel pain, laser surgery, and bunion correction.  He utilizes surgical and non-surgical techniques to relieve pain and enhance function.

Dr. Mozen has been the principal investigator in six important national diabetic foot ulcer research studies. He has been featured on TV and in print for his unique skills and contributions.

His practice is well known for its emphasis on providing comprehensive care in a comfortable and gentle manner.

Website: Michigan Podiatry

Jeff Placzek, MD, PT

drplaczekphotoJeff Placzek, MD, PT received his undergraduate and graduate physical therapy degrees from Oakland University in 1988 and 1990, respectively. In 1998 he graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Placzek completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in 2003 and his fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Washington University in St. Louis in 2004. Dr. Placzek has published articles on a variety of topics involving surgery of the hand, elbow, and shoulder in journals including The Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Journal of Hand Surgery, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Physiotherapy, and others. He has presented research and workshops at a variety of local and national meetings. He is the editor of the popular text, Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets. He remains active in physical therapy education as an Associate Clinical Professor for the Department of Physical Therapy at Oakland University. In 2004, Dr. Placzek joined Dr. Guiboux at Michigan Hand and Wrist, PC. Dr. Placzek treats both pediatric and adult conditions including trauma, sports injuries, arthritis, microvascular reconstruction, rotator cuff disease, frozen shoulder, and total joint replacement.

Website: Michigan Hand and Wrist

Martin Jenter, DO

Martin Jenter, DO
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Michael Kapsokavathis, DO

Michael Kapsokavathis, DO
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Jeffrey Kimpson, MD

Jeffrey Kimpson, MD
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Jeffrey Kirouac, MD

Jeffrey Kirouac, MD
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Dr. Mohomad Al-Sawah

Dr. Mohomad Al-Sawah

Mohomad Al-Sawah, DPMMohomad Al-Sawah, DPM hails from New York, where he attended the City University of New York at Brooklyn College, followed by the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. The newest member of the team at Associated Podiatrists, P.C. in Novi, Michigan, Dr. Al-Sawah focuses on providing comprehensive, innovative care to the patients he serves.

 Dr. Al-Sawah did his residency in podiatric medicine and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery at Providence Park Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, where he was the chief podiatric resident. He has also completed several post-graduate foot and ankle specialty courses on arthroscopy, trauma, osteosynthesis (bone fracture repair), and surgical reconstruction of the diabetic foot and ankle including limb salvage. 

 He is trained in both foot surgery and reconstructive rear foot and ankle surgery. He treats patients of all age groups with various foot and ankle conditions, including sports related injuries, fractures and dislocations, flat or high arch feet, arthritis of the foot and ankle, bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, skin related conditions such as warts, diabetic feet including wound care and Charcot deformities. He has special interest in adult foot and ankle reconstruction and will always exhaust all forms of non-operative treatment before recommending surgery when appropriate.

Dr. John Samani

Dr. John Samani
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Dr. Philip Schmitt

Dr. Philip Schmitt

Dr. Philip SchmittDr. Philip Schmitt, hip and knee surgeon, is a general orthopedist with a sub-specialty in total joint replacement. Currently, he is the third busiest surgeon for hip resurfacing in the country. He specializes in Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, an innovative procedure that replaces the damaged surface of the hip joint with a high-carbide, cobalt chrome.

He believes in balancing common sense approaches to care with the latest orthopedic technologies. At his practice, patients have a vital role in the decision-making once he has presented them with options and recommendations. Dr. Schmitt is committed to treating people with illnesses, not the other way around, taking into consideration a patient’s life, work, family situation and the issues surrounding the complete treatment of his or her disability. Furthermore, he is also a great believer in community involvement and serves as a team physician for Huron Valley Schools.

John Traylor, MD

John Traylor, MD
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