Dr. Jefferey Michaelson, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine •  Male • Age 51
  
Dr. Michaelson
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The CORE Institute

26750 Providence Pkwy Ste 200 Novi, MI 48374

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Dr. Jefferey Michaelson, MD is a Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery Specialist in Novi, MI and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Michaelson to book an appointment.


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Dr. Michaelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Knee Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michaelson treats Knee Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Michaelson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Dr. Michaelson treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Michaelson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michaelson treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Michaelson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Michaelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • 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
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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 Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Michaelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Michaelson

4.6

Based on 74 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Explained conditions well (66)
  • Listened & answered questions (66)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (66)
What could be improved
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment (6)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (5)
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I love Dr. Jefferey Michaelson. He performed the surgery on my knee after a volleyball injury in high school and I was back to 100% in 2 months. Then a year ago, I had a ski accident and tore my ACL, MCL AND MENISCUS and just 4 weeks after surgery, I’m walking around and feeling about 80% recovered. He is a miracle worker!
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Rachel – Jun 29, 2020
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Dr. Michaelson is amazing, one of the best doctors I have had the pleasure of being treated by. Unfortunately the Core Institute's scheduling personnel's customer service is abysmal. Even after cancelling my appointment they hade zero concern after I told them that I will be taking my health care needs to another doctor due to themselves. If asked I would have told them that I don't appreciate the attitude and condescending dialogue from there scheduling department. They keep on trying to schedule me with Dr. Slesinski when I have repeatedly told them and DR. Michaelson that I didn't want to be treated by him anymore due to his lack of attention, etc. The Core Institute obviously is only looking out for what is convenient for themselves. Very unfortunate that DR. Michaelson lost a patient due to their malfeasance. Again I would highly recommend DR. Michaelson, not the Core Institute! So this software has a minimum star rating of one star otherwise I would give zero, again for Core!
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Dan Johnson – Jun 10, 2020
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Outstanding doctor and surgeon. He is happy to answer questions and explains everything so well that it is easy to understand. I started physical therapy two days after my knee surgery and made great progress over the next 5 weeks. No question that he is the best in the business!!
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Mar 10, 2019
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Excellent surgeon, thoughtful doctor, and carefully listens to his patients. He doesn’t rush you, and does an excellent job of explaining in understandable terms exactly what is happening with your body, and options to correct it.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Jul 09, 2018
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Dr Michaelson and his staff are tops in the nation as far as I'm concerned. I' very confident Dr Michaelson will take care of anyone that needs a top Orthopedic doctor. Wait time in his office is only about 15-20 min. You can feel very comfortable with him and ask him anything he takes his time with you and makes you feel like he is listening!! Great Doctor I highly recommend Dr Michaelson
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Barbara in Pinckney Mi – Apr 12, 2018
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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 innovative, fearless surgeon was outdated.. What was the point of pretending to treat me if he was going to claim he wasn't experienced enough? Once I could understand.... but 3 separate times?
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Still Broken in Brighton, MI – Dec 01, 2017
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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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Nov 07, 2017
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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 therapy the day after surgery was off crutches within 48 hours and I am progressing at an incredible rate! Shout out to his PA Ashley who is also awesome! They are the dynamic duo! Use them they are the best
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Vince Frattini in Commerce Township, MI – May 05, 2017
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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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Emilia in St Clair Shores, MI – May 04, 2017
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Professional. Highly recommend without reservation or hesitation.
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Jeffrey Cohen in Commerce Twp, MI – May 03, 2017
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Dr. Michaelson took the time to answer all of my questions and thoroughly explained the procedure he performed. I felt confident in his skills and at ease under his care.
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Redford, MI – May 03, 2017
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After five years of being in severe pain after a total knee replacement, Dr. Michaelson was the first doctor to listen to me and is working to find the reason for the pain. I went there to discuss what could be done for my right knee and he said we need to figure out problem with left knee before discussing right knee. I am so greatful to him for his concern.
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Laura in Brighton, MI – May 03, 2017
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Only saw the Doctor for about 5 minutes. Not much analysis done. Disappointing.
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Northville, MI – May 03, 2017
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Dr. Michaelson performed a knee-replacement surgery on me in January, 2017. The results are wonderful! Both before and after the surgery my office visits with Dr. Michaelson and/or his staff were most pleasant, on time and I felt listened to and informed at all times.
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Janet Lipscomb in Highland, Michigan – May 03, 2017
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I gave previous review today, but (senior moment) mixed up doctors. Dr. Michaelson was very good at explaining my condition and giving a cortisone injection into my shoulder. He spent sufficient time with me and I would recommend him highly.
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Betty in Novi, MI – Dec 15, 2016
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called for this dr. receptionit said he was no longer working there. then I said my primary dr said I might need laser surgery on my knee. this receptionist said. " hmmm I don't think we do that ". I said well if you don't do it then I don't need an appointment there, she said ok bye. great business! !!! this is Caring about patients?
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geo in Roseville, MI – Oct 06, 2016
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This doctor is the best doctor ever with a big heart, who loves what he does. Usually good doctors don't take medicaid ( what I have), but he takes any insurance... This makes me tear up when I think about it... This doctor cares about his patients more then money. One word - amazing, god bless him and his family. He repaired my acl and meniscus and did a perfect job. He is a man with kind smile and golded heart, who always cares about his job. Hope more doctors should be like him.
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Viktor Petrovskyy in Plymouth, MI – May 28, 2016
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I was referred to Dr Michaelson, by my Primary Care Physician. Turned out that Dr. M. had to perform rotator cuff surgery on me. I had the surgery, went through my physical therapy, and now am able to move my shoulder around with absolutely no pain, and all strength is back to normal.
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Bob G in Livonia, MI – Apr 05, 2016
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Dr. Michaelson is an extremely competent, compassionate and kind surgeon. He takes his time to throughly explain your problem and how to fix it. He ways the pros and cons very logically. He doesn't leave until all of your questions are answered. He is absolutely wonderful. I would highly recommend him to everyone. He is a truly capable orthopedic surgeon.
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RR in Novi, MI – Mar 17, 2016
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Dr Michaelson diagnosed my knee problem quickly and I was able to leave his office painfree, something that seemed like a miracle as I thought I'd have this problem the rest of my life. For the first time in well over a year, I have much more strength in my leg and knee.
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About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Detroit Medical Center, Wsu Affiliated Hospitals
Internship Hospital
2001
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi
Medical School
Columbia University
Undergraduate School
Cleveland Clinic Fndn, Sports Medicine-Orthopedic Surgery Sinai-Grace Hosp/Grace Hosp, Orthopedic Surgery
Residency Hospital

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Locations

The CORE Institute

The CORE Institute - Novi26750 Providence Pkwy Ste 200 Novi, MI 48374
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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The CORE Institute - Southfield22250 Providence Dr Ste 401 Southfield, MI 48075
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    • Mon: closed
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Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield Campus

Southfield, MI

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)