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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 48

28300 Orchard Lake Rd Ste 222
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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Dr. Ference III's Experience

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Dr. Ference III's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Ference III Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Sinai - Grace Hospital
6071 West Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235

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JOINT PLUS EXCEL
Joint Plus Excel Orthopaedic Center
28300 Orchard Lake Rd Ste 222
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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    Dr. Ference III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • 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
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ference III & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ference III's Hospital Quality

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    JOINT PLUS EXCEL
    Joint Plus Excel Orthopaedic Center
    28300 Orchard Lake Rd Ste 222
    Farmington Hills, MI 48334
    (248) 626-0135 (Office)
    (248) 626-0150 (Fax)
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