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General Orthopedics at St. John Hospital& Medical Center - Total Hip Replacement

Alan M. Afsari, MD
Hospital Privileges: Providence Hospital, Providence Park Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Alan Afsari was born and raised in Detroit and attended the University of Michigan for undergraduate education. He attended American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine. Dr. Afsari had post-graduate training in general surgery at Providence Hospital and completed his orthopedic residency was at Wayne State University. He completed further subspecialty training in orthopedic trauma in Tamp Florida at the Florida Orthopedic Institute under the direction of Roy Sanders. He also completed an AO/ASIF International Fellowship studying complex hip and pelvic reconstruction at Inselspital, University of Bern, in Switzerland. Dr. Afsari has returned home after serving for the past four years as Director of Orthopedic Trauma at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda California. He utilizes the latest techniques to minimize soft tissue trauma when treating complex fractures. He also tailors treatments & procedures to each patient's needs. He specializes in orthopedic trauma, complex fractures, hip impingement & deformities, fractures of extremities, osteonecrosis of the hip, arthritis, and hip replacement. Dr. Afsari also performs minimally invasive, muscle sparing, anterior hip replacement.



Benjamin J. Best, DO
Hospital Privileges: Providence Hospital, Providence Park Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Benjamin Best was born and raised in Michigan where he attended Michigan State University and the University of Michigan for undergraduate education. He attended Des Moines University School of Medicine in Iowa. Dr. Best completed his orthopedic residency at St. John Providence Health System. He then pursued further subspecialty training, completing an orthopedic trauma fellowship at Wake Forest University-Baptist Medical Center, the busiest level 1 trauma center in North Carolina. His clinical interests are in orthopedic traumatology & rehabilitation, foot and ankle trauma, pelvic and acetabular trauma, upper extremity trauma, post traumatic reconstruction of the foot and ankle, total joint arthroplasty (hip & knee replacement) and arthroscopy. He treats a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Dr. Best is a devoted family man. He spends his free time with his wife and son. Dr. Best enjoys helping people return to normal activity after encountering a fracture or set-back in their orthopedic health. He is very committed to providing the highest quality of care for his patients.



Shariff K. Bishai, DO
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Shariff Bishai received both Bachelor and Master Degrees in Science at Michigan State University. He received his Doctor of Osteopathy from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001. He completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Henry Ford Macomb Warren Hospital, followed by an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in New York, NY. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery as well as shoulder and knee replacements and reconstructions. He does the vast majority of his complex cases arthroscopically including rotator cuff repairs, labral repairs, meniscal repairs and ACL and PCL reconstructions. He has published numerous papers in the orthopedic literature and has spoken at multiple national orthopedic meetings. He also serves as a Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) teaching other orthopedic surgeons arthroscopic skills. Dr. Bishai isboard certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Osteopathic Association.



James D. Bookout, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. James Bookout is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in artificial joints, shoulder, and hip and knee problems. Procedures performed include: minimally invasive knee replacement; minimally invasive hip replacement; shoulder arthroscopy; and knee arthroscopy. Dr. Bookout received his undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1989. He attended Wayne State University where he earned his medical degree in 1993. Dr. Bookout completed a general surgery internship and an orthopedic surgical residency. He received specialty training in adult joint reconstruction as a fellow at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is fellowship trained in total joint replacement and joint revision surgery. Dr. Bookout also served as a general medical officer in the United States Navy. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.



Jeffrey J. Carroll, DO
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital



Kenneth R. Cervone, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Kenneth Cervone received his undergraduate degree in Biology with Cum Laude honors from Wayne State University in 1987 and his medical degree from Wayne State University in 1991. He completed his internship and Orthopedic Surgical residency at Sinai-Grace Hospital in 1996 and is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery.



Steven J. Cusick, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Cusick received his undergraduate degree in biology as well as his Master's degree in Occupational and Environmental Health from Wayne State University. He completed his medical degree from Michigan State University In 1985. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at McLaren General Hospital. Dr. Cusick also completed an Orthopedic Surgical residency with specialty rotations in Pediatrics, as well as hand and spine disease. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.



Michael R. Demers, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Demers specializes in hip and knee surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Wayne State University in 1979. Dr. Demers attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his medical degree in 1983. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery, which included a specialty rotation at Shriner Hospital for Crippled Children. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Michigan Orthopaedic Society and the Mid-American Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Demers was named by his peers as one of the area's top orthopedic specialists in Hour Detroit magazine's 2005 and 2008 "Top Docs" rankings. Dr. Demers is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.



Donald F. Garver, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Garver specializes in hip and knee surgery. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He began practicing in 1977. His philosophy is to offer thoughtful advice and care to those suffering from joint problems. He aspires to his role as a teacher for God's children. Dr. Garver's interest is in joint reconstruction. He has special training and 25 years of experience in surgical and medical management of such problems.



Julie L. Henry-Kelly, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Henry specializes in Sports Medicine, total joint arthroplasty fracture care as well as adult and pediatric unicondylar partial knee replacement. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the University of Michigan Orthopedic Society of Surgeons. The mission of her practice is to provide knowledge, care and specialized orthopaedic medical attention to patients. My practice includes operative and non operative treatment of general orthopaedics and sports medicine. We offer physical and aquatic therapy, massage, and reiki.



Edward S. Jeffries, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Jeffries specializes in hip and knee surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in zoology from Michigan State University in 1968. He attended Wayne State University where he completed his M.D. Biology degree in 1970 and his medical degree In 1974. Dr. Jeffries completed an orthopedic surgical internship and residency in 1978. He received specialty training during fellowships in hand and foot surgery. He is a member of the Aescapapinas Society, Wayne State University; the American Medical Association, and the Michigan Orthopaedic Society. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgerons. Dr. Jeffries is also a clinical instructor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons



Dennis G. Kelly, DO
Hospital Privileges: Providence Hospital, Providence Park Hospital, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Kelly is board certified in joint replacement, arthroscopy, sports medicine, and fracture treatment.



Christopher L. Lee, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Lee is a highly experienced orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery. He has performed thousands of hip and knee replacements. Dr. Lee also finds time to take care of children with a variety of orthopedic problems such as cerebral palsy, hip dislocations, and clubfeet. Dr. Lee has staff appointments at St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Lee is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Detroit Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Michigan State Medical Society, and Michigan Orthopedic Society. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State Unviersity schools of medicine. Dr. Lee completed his orthopedic residency at Wayne State University School of Medicine in its affiliated hospital. He completed his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Lee taught orthopedic surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine for five years before joining St. Clair Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 1981. In 2004 and 2008, Dr. Lee was recognized as a "Top Doc" in pediatric orthopedic surgery by Hour magazine in its annual survey.



Scott T. Monson, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
Dr. Monson specializes in: General orthopaedics



Richard T. Perry, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Richard Perry is an orthopedic surgeon with special interests in sports medicine and minimally invasive joint replacement. He is an assistant professor at Wayne State University, where he teaches arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Perry is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association. A Detroit-area native, Dr. Perry is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Medicine and completed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, where his performance placed him as the top orthopedic resident in the nation. Dr. Perry has extensive experience in mini-incision joint surgery. He has performed over 300 mini-incision knee and hip replacements. He also specializes in minimally invasive anterior approach for hip replacement. The advantages of the anterior approach include a smaller incision, less muscle trauma due to no muscle detachment, less pain, and a faster recovery. Dr. Perry is able to perform this new procedure due to a new rotating, carbon composite table that is available at St, John Hospital. The high-tech operating table allows the surgeon to position the patient in a way that the hip joint is reached from the front as opposed to the side or back. This approach means that the muscles do not have to be cut, thus accelerating recovery time. Dr. Perry serves as the Team Physician for Grosse Pointe South High School athletics.



Nicholas J. Schoch, DO
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Nicholas Schoch is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has a special interest in reconstructive shoulder surgery, sports injuries, hip and knee reconstruction. Dr. Schoch also serves as the Team Physician for DeLaSalle Collegiate located in Warren.



Paul J. Schreck, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Schreck is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Schreck was Chief Resident in Orthopedics from 1995 to 1996 at the University of California at San Diego. He held a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Southern California Center for Sports Medicine. He has received an Anatomy award, a Schemm scholarship, a Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship, and was in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society at the University of Michigan Medical School.




 

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