Dr. Jeffrey T. Postma, DO

Dr. Jeffrey T. Postma, DO

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Orthopedics | Male | 52 years old

I believe in patients being informed of all medical and lifestyle possibilities in order to achieve your fullest potential. We evaluate your care individually and recommendations are made as a team approach. My philosophy is to provide you with the knowledge you need to be part of the team in making decisions for your care. Your questions will not go unanswered! Personalized care is my goal.Read more

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I believe in patients being informed of all medical and lifestyle possibilities in order to achieve your fullest potential. We evaluate your care individually and recommendations are made as a team approach. My philosophy is to provide you with the knowledge you need to be part of the team in making decisions for your care. Your questions will not go unanswered! Personalized care is my goal.Read more

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based on 24 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Dowagiac, MI |
The most caring professional I have dealt with in years. My mother had a fall requiring emergency surgery. He was very compassionate and explained everything to the family. He never seemed in a hurry and always had my mother's interest at heart.
South Haven, Michigan |
Personable, professional, easy to talk to, patiently answered my questions and discussed treatment options. Would recommend him without hesitation.
in Benton Harbor, MI |
Dr. Postma was amazing. He was pleasant, professional and caring. He performed surgery on my hand with excellent results. He took plenty of time to explain everything to me and answered all my questions.
in Benton Harbor, MI |
Dr. Postma met me prior to, and after the surgery, explained every step, and took the time to put me at ease. His PA was a reassuring presence as well. We are truly blessed to have a physician of such skill as well as approachability. Every detail was attended to and explained in a way that minimized any anxiety. We truly have an exceptional surgical team at Lakeland Hospital Watervliet. With my left shoulder surgical procedure, I had minimal discomfort and minimal swelling.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Flint Osteopathic Hospital, Flint, Mi

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, Mi

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Michigan State University

    Graduated in 1987

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedics
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Postma's Care Philosophy

I believe in patients being informed of all medical and lifestyle possibilities in order to achieve your fullest potential. We evaluate your care individually and recommendations are made as a team approach. My philosophy is to provide you with the knowledge you need to be part of the team in making decisions for your care. Your questions will not go unanswered! Personalized care is my goal.