Physicians

Jeffrey H. DeClaire. M.D., one of the nation’s top orthopaedic surgeons, leads a team of board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic specialists providing  full service treatments for patients including arthroscopy, arthroscopic ligament reconstruction, meniscus transplantation, cartilage regeneration, as well as partial knee replacement and total knee replacement.

John E. LaMacchia, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in Surgery of the Spine. Dr. LaMacchia was named “2013 Doctor of the Year” by Crittenton Hospital.  Conditions that are treated by Dr. LaMacchia include degenerative changes of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. This includes herniated disks, spinal stenosis and degenerative disk disease, vertebral compression fractures due to trauma or osteoporosis, as well as spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis and spondylolisthesis. Dr. LaMacchia strives to provide exceptional patient care by educating his patients about their condition and available treatment options from non-operative initially, followed by surgical options including less invasive procedures when appropriate.

Dr. Nicholas B Frisch, M.D. focuses on minimally invasive hip and knee joint replacement and complex primary and revision hip and knee replacement.  He utilizes efficient pain management pathways which allow for rapid recovery and a faster return to normal activity.

Dr. Robert A. Keller, M.D.
has an emphasis on: arthroscopic shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair and shoulder stabilization/labrum repair); arthroscopic knee surgery and ligament reconstruction (ACL surgery); shoulder replacement (including conventional and reverse replacement); elbow arthroscopy/ligament reconstruction; and hip arthroscopy.

Meredith Wood, PA-C, specializes in clinical management of disorders related to the knee and has extensive experience as a surgical first assistant in orthopaedic surgery. Meredith also coordinates clinical studies which investigate surgical outcomes for total knee replacement and partial knee replacement.

Shaunnah Anderson, PA-C, specializes in clinical management of disorders related to the knee and has extensive experience as surgical first assistant in orthopaedic surgery.  Shaunnah is Board Certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants.

Each physician has their own specialty, making the DeClaire LaMacchia Orthopaedic Institute one of the leading orthopaedic institutes in Michigan. Despite their different skill sets, each doctor practices with the overall goal of returning our patients to a healthy, active lifestyle.

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