Dr. Germaine R. Fritz, DO

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Dr. Germaine R. Fritz, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female

Othropedic Surgery Specialists, Novi, MI 25500 Meadowbrook Rd Ste 275, Novi, MI 48375 Get Directions
(248) 381-5777

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Dr. Germaine R. Fritz is a native Detroiter. She pursued a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Michigan State University, completed...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
      • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
      • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
      • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
      • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
      • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
      • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hip Fracture
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
      • 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
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spondylitis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
      • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Joint Drainage
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Steroid Injection
      • Synovial Biopsy
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Replacement

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      Education

      • Medical School
        MI STATE UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED

        Graduated in 1991

      • Residency Hospital
        Botsford General Hospital

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Fritz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Fritz says...

      Dr. Germaine R. Fritz is a native Detroiter. She pursued a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Michigan State University, completed in 1991. She proceeded to further her training and education by completing an internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Her additional interests in Hand and Microvascular Surgery led her to pursue the Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at Ohio State University/ Riverside Methodist Hospitals, which she completed in 1997. Dr. Fritz currently practices at Orthopedic Surgery Specialists, PLC in Novi, MI. She is on staff and performs surgery and consultations at Beaumont Hospital Botsford Farmington Hills campus and Novi Surgery Center. She is board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.

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      Dr. Fritz's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Fritz is committed to high quality patient care with a personalized approach to answering questions and concerns. She treats the patient as a whole person and explains the latest treatment options available to patients. She enjoys teaching medical students, residents and other physicians, which further demonstrates how she feels about the importance of education and awareness of patient care.

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      Dr Fritz specializes in the following conditions and procedures:

      • Carpal Tunnel
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Hand and Wrist Tendonitis
      • Tendon and Nerve Surgery
      • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Crush Injuries to the Extremities
      • Congenital Abnormalities of the Hand
      • Basilar Thumb Arthritis and Reconstruction