Dr. David Markel, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

The CORE Institute 26750 Providence Pkwy Ste 200 Novi, MI 48374 Get Directions
Dr. David Markel, MD

Dr. David Markel, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Novi, MI. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Markel is affiliated with Sinai - Grace Hospital and Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus.

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Novi26750 Providence Pkwy Ste 200
Novi, MI 48374
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(844) 610-1408Get Directions

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based on 32 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Markel's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Novi, MI |
Dr. Markel is an excellent surgeon, he did my hip replacement a few years back. He is very direct, brusque, and scientific in approach. Unfortunately, his skills as a surgeon are somewhat overshadowed by his lack of bedside manner. He does his research before seeing you and will keep a very a brisk pace. So come prepared with questions because you will feel rushed. All in all, his surgical skill outweighs his lack of social skills.
in novi MI |
Just had a TKR by Dr. Markel & it went extremely well. All questions were answered& options explained. Very professional environment. Would definitely recommend to friends & family.
Farmington, MI |
He is not the friendliest doctor. But I trust his ability as a surgeon. He does not sugar coat, tells you as is. If you are looking for a good surgeon, then you have found him in Dr. Markel.
in Southfield, MI |
I visited Dr Markel twice. both visits lasted less than six minutes. Very curt and dismissive. I didn't feel comfortable and even less comfortable the second visit. I needed paperwork filled out and was charged an extra fee to do it. This paperwork was never submitted to my employer. I would never, ever recommend this doctor. Getting an appointment was easy. I understand why.
in Novi, MI |
Worst physician I have ever visited. Spent 3 minutes with me and was short and arrogant. Do not, do not, do not see this ortho doc.
in South Lyon, MI |
Dr Markel was unprofessional at both of my appointments. He refused to discuss treatment options in any detail and did not provide answers to my questions. He lacks compassion. I have zero confidence in his ability to provide quality treatment. I better understand how I was able to get same day appointments. I would not recommend him to anyone.
in Novi, MI |
Dr. Markel is an excellent surgeon. I had two hip operations performed by Dr Markel. He is truly a professional in every sense of the word. If you want a salesman, he is not. If you want a surgeon, he is the man I would recommend.
in Novi, MI |
Rude, spent 2 minutes, was going to give an injection without telling me what it was or why I needed it. Could not pay me to return!
Detroit, MI |
Went to him for knee/hip pain. Recommended injections. Could be treated only if I allowed a nurse to give me the injections.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders


  • Medical School
    University Of Mi Med Sch

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Michigan Hospitals
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Michigan Hospitals
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital For Special Surgery
    Unfall Chirirgie

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Peripheral Nerve Block