Profile Photo of Dr. Michael J. Forness, DO

Dr. Michael J. Forness, DO http://d1ffafozi03i4l.cloudfront.net/img/prov/Y/V/M/YVM2J_w120h160.jpg Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Michael J. Forness, DO. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

35 Michigan St NE Ste 4150
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices
Healthgrades

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

Dr. Forness' Experience

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
1
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
2
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
More
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Still's Disease
  • Trigger Finger
Less
3

Background Check for Dr. Forness

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.
4

Awards & Recognitions

5

Education & Training

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
Graduated in 1984

Internship Hospital

Bicounty Community Hospital

Residency Hospital

Bicounty Community Hospital
6

Languages Spoken by Dr. Forness & Staff

  • English

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Peter J. Jebson, MD
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
5.43 miles away
Dr. Karl C. Roberts, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
5.23 miles away
Dr. James R. Lebolt, DO
Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
5.43 miles away
Dr. Patrick M. Zietz, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
5.23 miles away
Dr. Susan M. Day, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
5.43 miles away
Dr. Peter S. Vasiu, DO
Orthopedic Surgery
6.53 miles away
Dr. Scott S. Russo Jr., MD
Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
1 miles away
Dr. James E. Bakeman, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
0.17 miles away
Dr. John Anderson, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
3.41 miles away
Dr. Randy F. Lovell III, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
1.53 miles away
Dr. Peter C. Theut, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
3.41 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.

© Copyright 2015 Healthgrades Operating Company, Inc. Patent US Nos. 7,752,060 and 8,719,052. All Rights Reserved. 
Third Party materials included herein protected under copyright law.

Use of this website and any information contained herein is governed by the Healthgrades User Agreement.