Dr. Joshua P. Ellwitz, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 36

601 John St # M
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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Dr. Ellwitz's Experience

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Dr. Ellwitz's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Bronson Methodist Hospital
601 John St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
601 John St # M
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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    Dr. Ellwitz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Adult Scoliosis Correction
    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Microdiscectomy
    • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Degenerative Disc surgery
    • Disc Arthroplasty
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
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    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Kyphosis Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Lumbar Disc Replacement
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Minimal Access Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Neck Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Surgery
    • Pediatric Spine Surgery
    • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
    • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstruction
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Scoliosis
    • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Dislocated Joint
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
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    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Kyphosis
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Spine Deformities
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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    Background Check for Dr. Ellwitz

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Graduated in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ellwitz & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ellwitz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.9
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    • 1 review
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    2.9 out of 5

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    Lack of experience. Arrogant. Talks above the patients head. Failed spinal cusion ten months later .

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    Office Locations

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    601 John St # M
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (855) 618-2676 (Office)
    (269) 488-8356 (Fax)
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