Dr. Michael S. LaDouceur, MD

Dr. Michael S. LaDouceur, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 59 years old

As orthopaedic surgeons, AOS (Advanced Ortho & Spine) is fixated on restoring pain-free function to injured or diseased joints and spine. This often requires a very individualized approach, as there are typically multiple factors involved, and no two patients are exactly alike. There are numerous conservative options at our disposal, and surgery is always our last resort. We utilize the most up-to-date techniques to ensure the greatest opportunity for a full recovery with our patients.Read more

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As orthopaedic surgeons, AOS (Advanced Ortho & Spine) is fixated on restoring pain-free function to injured or diseased joints and spine. This often requires a very individualized approach, as there are typically multiple factors involved, and no two patients are exactly alike. There are numerous conservative options at our disposal, and surgery is always our last resort. We utilize the most up-to-date techniques to ensure the greatest opportunity for a full recovery with our patients.Read more

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • High Arch
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • 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
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Numbness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Tingling Sensation
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • Corrective Foot Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • 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
  • Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Muscle Problem Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteosynthesis
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Letterman Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Letterman Army Med Center

    Completed in 1991

    University Of California San Francisco

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    St. John's University

    Graduated in 1979

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. LaDouceur's Care Philosophy

As orthopaedic surgeons, AOS (Advanced Ortho & Spine) is fixated on restoring pain-free function to injured or diseased joints and spine. This often requires a very individualized approach, as there are typically multiple factors involved, and no two patients are exactly alike. There are numerous conservative options at our disposal, and surgery is always our last resort.  We utilize the most up-to-date techniques to ensure the greatest opportunity for a full recovery with our patients.