Dr. Germaine Fritz, DO

Dr. Germaine Fritz, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
(26)
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Dr. Germaine Fritz, DO is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Novi, MI and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.Read her story

25500 Meadowbrook Rd Ste 275

Novi, MI 48375

Contact Information

(248) 381-5777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Fritz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fritz "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fritz "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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • 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 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
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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 Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fritz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fritz to family and friends
3.9
based on 26 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Fritz's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Northville |
Dr. Fritz has done a total of four hand surgeries over the years for me and hands down she is truly the best and has helped me live a much better quality of life. I highly recommend using Dr. Fritz and and forever thankful for her exemplary skills! Thank you!
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in Walled Lk, Mich |
I have seen Dr. Fritz for two different hand issues I am extremely pleased with her ability to understand the issue(s), explain them to me and provide the medical treatments to resolve my issue(s). She was very thorough and I really felt she listened to me and understood the issue(s). I would...more
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in Novi, MI |
Well informed doctor but. BUT. The scheduling staff was downright RUDE and non accommodating.
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in Livonia, MI |
I was referred to Dr. Fritz as being "excellent" by my primary physician. I am concerned that after my first appointment, I have to go four weeks before another diagnostic test, without any kind of relief or healing support. My primary dr. said she (Dr. Fritz) would at least give me a better...more
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in Northville, MI |
Amazing staff! Dr. Fritz was highly recommended by my primary care physician and I can see why! She took my concerns seriously and was very understanding when I expressed my concerns of the pain due to my age and my career. I never felt like I had to defend my case or plead with her.
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Dr. Fritz accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Fritz has admitting privileges

Beaumont Hospital - Farmington Hills
28050 Grand River Ave
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
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