Dr. Jefferey Michaelson, MD

Dr. Jefferey Michaelson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(70)
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Dr. Jefferey Michaelson, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Novi, MI. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.Read his story

26750 Providence Pkwy Ste 200

Novi, MI 48374

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Baker’s Cyst
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Michaelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Michaelson "Jefferey Michaelson, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine with a special interest in knee, shoulder, and hip arthroscopy. He currently serves as the Orthopedic Consultant for the Detroit Tigers and Team Physician for Detroit Catholic Central High School and formerly Madonna University. Dr. Michaelson obtained his fellowship training in sports medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he served as team physician for the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Rockers. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency and earned his medical degree from Wayne State University, where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. Dr. Michaelson has received several awards and accolades for his expertise, including 150 Physicians to Know and 15 Surgeons to Know in Michigan by ASC Magazine and multiple year recipient of Hour Magazine Top Docs. Dr. Michaelson served on the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Detroit Orthopedic Surgery Residency program and was founding Chairman of the Novi Bone and Joint Surgery Center. He is also a volunteer on multiple community boards. Dr. Michaelson is an avid triathlete who has completed the Ironman triathlon. He is a fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS) and member of American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Warthog Society and board member of the Michigan Orthopedic Society (MOS)."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Michaelson "Outstanding communicator. always takes as much time as patients need. Excellent surgeon."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Detroit Medical Center, WSU Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Metro Nw Med Center Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michaelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michaelson to family and friends
4.7
based on 70 total reviews (18 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

  • 5
    (62)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Michaelson's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

in Brighton, MI |
3 times Dr. Michaelson diagnosed me with something (all in joints he supposedly specializes in) that needed a surgical fix, but he refused to do the surgeries. He could've saved me time, money, painful procedures, and wasted hope if he'd mentioned from the beginning that his reputation as an...more
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If you aren’t an athlete or important enough to this dr, he will dismiss your problems and move on. Nearly 2 years later I still suffer from a knee injury that was missed and endless chronic pain.
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in Pinckney, MI |
Dr Michaelson really does listen and understands what you are telling him about your pain. I have seen him for knee problems and he took care of it right away. Now my husband sees him too. I highly recomend Dr Michaelson he's a great Ortho/sports med Doc!!!
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in Commerce Township, MI |
Very professional and great at what he does! I had 3 things needing fixing in my knee. I went to him from a referral from a friend that had used him previously. Everything is turning out a lot better than I ever imagined. Everything was explained so I could understand it. I started physical...more
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in St Clair Shores, MI |
Dr. Michaelson listened to my concerns and addressed them all. I feel he took the time to explain things and overall gave me a good outlook on my issue. I feel he has guided me to make the right decision for my wellbeing.
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Dr. Michaelson accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Travelers
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Michaelson has admitting privileges

Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus
16001 W 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075
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