Dr. John LaMacchia, MD

Dr. John LaMacchia, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. John LaMacchia, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rochester, MI and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1135 W University Dr Ste 450

Rochester, MI 48307

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. LaMacchia "Dr. LaMacchia strives to provide exceptional patient care by educating his patients about their condition and available treatment options from non-operative initially, followed by surgical options including less invasive and motion preserving procedures when appropriate. He is the Vice President and Cofounder of the DeClaire LaMacchia Orthopaedic Institiute which is a state-of-the-art facility located, in Rochester, Michigan."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

85  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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22  Procedures

  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Michigan / Dearborn
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Wayne St U/DMC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Wayne St University Detroit M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Spine Surg PSC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. LaMacchia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. LaMacchia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. LaMacchia to family and friends
34 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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Dr. LaMacchia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I had lumbar fusion surgery, performed by Dr. LaMacchia, after suffering from terrible pain. The first thing I noticed, after the surgery, was that the pain was gone. Dr. LaMacchia explained what was needed, before the surgery and the amazing results after. When I saw the x-rays, I was in awe at...more
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I found Dr. LaMacchia to be both very professional and personable. My surgery, which was scheduled in a timely manner, was successful and the pain I had been experiencing is now gone. He and his staff always take the time to make sure any concerns I have are addressed. I have and will continue to...more
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Dr. LaMacchia showed a complete lack of compassion or empathy, zero bedside manner and other then basically knowing what he may do ... I felt he didn't care what I was going through. Even making me feel as though my pain was no big deal. Even if a Dr faked it I'd like to feel he took an interest...more
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Dr. Lamacchia is an outstanding doctor - very knowledgeable and great people skills. Staff worked with us in getting my wife's surgery scheduled in a very short time so fantastic staff. Great results of surgery.
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seems rushed and over scheduled. spends no more than 2-3 minutes in exam room after waiting for more than an hour after appointment time
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